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  • The Latest: Chicago mayor fires city police superintendent
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat that prompted the University of Chicago to cancel classes for a day (all times local):...
  • Obama says parts of climate deal must be legally binding
    PARIS (AP) -- Parts of a global climate agreement being hammered out in Paris should be legally binding, President Barack Obama said Tuesday. His declaration was both a boost to climate negotiators seeking a tough accord and a challenge to Republican senators, many of whom don't believe that global warming is real....
  • Defense chief: US expanding special operations force in Iraq
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. is expanding its special operations force in Iraq and Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday....
  • Appalachia grasps for hope as coal jobs fade
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of the mine coursing by just a few inches in front of their faces. They don't stand up […]
  • U of Chicago threat came amid tension over police shooting
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The University of Chicago may have felt it had no choice but to take the extreme step of closing for an entire day after an online threat against whites on campus that authorities say was motived by the police shooting of a black teenager, security experts said....
  • Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- A rudder control system problem that had occurred nearly two dozen times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots' response led to last year's crash of an AirAsia plane in Indonesia that killed all 162 people on board, investigators said Tuesday....

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