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3 hrs ago | WWLP

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won't be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, George Bush, Chris Christie

7 hrs ago | KLAS-TV Las Vegas

Guilty plea from marathon bombing suspect's friend

Former Gov. Bob McDonnell downplayed the significance of his joy ride in a Ferrari owned by a former CEO of a dietary supplement maker.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Kentucky, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology

11 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

Prosecutor urges Gov. Nixon to decide on removal

St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch says he has no intentions of removing himself from the Michael Brown case, and he is urging Gov. Jay Nixon to once and for all decide if he will act on calls for McCulloch's ouster.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon, St Louis County, MO

12 hrs ago | KFVS12

Nixon orders withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.


Related Topix: Jay Nixon

16 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola

The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.


Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Bob McDonnell, Virginia

17 hrs ago | KION 46

Remington shifts jobs from NY to Alabama

Remington is reducing its work force in New York, where the gun maker has operated a factory for nearly 200 years, and where new gun laws are in the spotlight.


Related Topix: Ilion, NY, Andrew Cuomo

21 hrs ago | CBS Local

Former Va. Governor to Address Marriage at Trial

Former Va. Governor Bob McDonnell walks to his corruption trial at U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, August 18, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Wedding, Richmond, VA

Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

California drought stings bees, honey supplies

California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Apiculture, Science, Agriculture, Los Banos, CA, Jerry Brown

Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC 33/40

Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the last four hostages have been released unharmed to end a standoff with two armed men in a southern Chicago suburb.


Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, Angleton, TX


Rick Perry hits the road

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to be in court on Friday, but he won't be there.


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Rick Perry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Rand Paul


Judge: Pence contradicted himself on gay marriage

DECEMBER 02: U.S. Rep. Mike Pence answers reporters questions during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol December 2, 2010 in Washington, DC.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Gay/Lesbian, US Senate, Jim DeMint, Indianapolis, IN, Louisville, KY

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

An Arizona judge on Wednesday granted Jodi Arias' motion to delay the start of her planned Sept.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, Ohio, George Bush


Dan Sullivan wins Alaska's Gop Us Senate primary

A tea party attempt to overcome a mainstream Republican came up short in Alaska as former state Attorney General Dan Sullivan won the GOP primary to become his party's candidate to take on U.S. Sen. Mark Begich in the fall.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Lisa Murkowski, Representative Cynthia Lummis, Matt Mead

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Michael Brown shooting: Who's who in Ferguson

As the turmoil in Ferguson, Missouri, has boiled, new officials have taken the lead at each step as the town and the state grapple with how to quell the unrest.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, St Louis County, MO, Jay Nixon, Florissant, MO

CBS Atlanta

Texas' Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, US National Guard, US Military, Jay Nixon, Missouri

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Reporter

Floods force dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Weather, Jan Brewer, New River, AZ

Daily Mail

ADF officer arrested in Canberra with reports they were involved in a sexual assault

'American bombing has signed my death certificate': Missing US journalist James Wright Foley goes unflinching to his death as ISIS beheads him in horrific video - then threatens to kill another MUGSHOT: Gov. Rick Perry gets his courthouse closeup as supporters hold a RALLY outside following his corruption charges in feud with drunk-driving D.A.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas, Missouri


Texas Gov. Perry booked on abuse of power charges

The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, Texas Government, Texas, US News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA


Defiant Texas Gov. Perry coming to New Hampshire

Texas Gov. Rick Perry will visit the first-in-the-nation primary state this weekend after his indictment on charges he abused the power of his office.


Related Topix: Rick Perry, US News, University of New Hampshire

The Modesto Bee

California governor agrees to debate GOP rival

The one-hour debate - first reported by KQED News on Monday - is scheduled for Sept.


Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, Sacramento, CA