Cargo theft has become a huge problem that the FBI says causes $15 billion to $30 billion in losses each year in the U.S.
Fifteen months after the black 18-year-old's killing by a white Ferguson police officer made him a key figure in the debate over the treatment of blacks by U.S. law enforcement, though, Brown lies buried in relative obscurity.
Some differences can be measured: degrees on a thermometer, trillions of tons of melting ice, a rise in sea level of a couple of inches.
"[...] of Kyoto, if someone talked about climate change, they were talking about something that was abstract in the future," said Marcia McNutt, the former U.S.
[...] it's his words that are drawing the most attention as police try to discern his motivations for a shooting attack they say he carried out Friday at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs that killed three people, including a police officer.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for the family of the black 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer last year have asked a prosecutor to allow their use-of-force experts to testify before the grand jury.
A big reason for the decline is increased online shopping, as Americans hunt down deals on their smartphones, tablets and computers.
Online sales jumped 14.3 percent on Friday compared with last year, according to Adobe, which tracked activity on 4,500 retail websites.
Authorities in Kansas are blaming four more traffic deaths in the Wichita area on the icy conditions gripping the state and other parts of the nation's midsection.
Harvey County Sheriff T.
Stephen Curry scored 41 points in three quarters and the Warriors made a franchise-record 22 3-pointers (in 38 attempts) during their highest-scoring game of the season, a 135-116 rout of the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
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MIAMI (AP) — Social Security disability benefits are an important part of America's safety net, paying an average of $540 a month to people who are too disabled to work.
The news came after he'd already survived kidney cancer and a breakup with his longtime partner.
At first, he told almost no one about his HIV status — not even his own elderly mother, who sensed that her son was struggling mightily during a Christmas visit in 2010.
The city's public housing authority is getting in on the action — moving aging tenants out of homes where they've lived for decades, renovating them and selling them to wealthy buyers.
(AP) — A 31-year-old man has been arrested in the shooting death of a veteran police officer who was responding to a domestic dispute in western Pennsylvania.
Police believe Shetler shot St.
The attack comes as the nonprofit endures criticism from anti-abortion lawmakers and renewed protests outside clinics since a group of abortion opponents released videos they claimed showed the organization negotiating fetal tissue sales.
(AP) — Sheriff's officials asked for the public's help Saturday in gaining information about a newborn baby deputies rescued after finding her buried beside a popular Compton bike path.
Sgt. Marvin Jaramilla of the Sheriff's Department's special victim unit said she is listed in stable condition.
(AP) — The 2-year-old girl known for months as Baby Doe after her remains were found in a plastic bag on a Boston Harbor beach was buried Saturday in a donated dress with a donated quilt.
For a trip to the North Pole, there's no finer way to travel than on board The Polar Express. Railroads around the country offer seasonal trips to see Santa between Thanksgiving and Christmas, including the Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad Co.
For a $12.50 or so "bribe," visitors to the planned Museum of Political Corruption will get a tour of the state's long history of crooked politicians, shady deals and backroom power brokers, as well as a chance to learn about individuals who have fought corruption and suggested solutions to the state's chronic problem.
Analysts say many Republicans are heartened by strong rhetoric addressing what they view as a threat from Islam itself.
Because Muslims are a small voting bloc, candidates see limited fallout from what they are saying.
Brokers are working to stall a new rule raising standards for investment advice on retirement accounts.
President Barack Obama and his Democratic allies promise to fight off what they consider the most glaring examples of GOP overreach.
(AP) — The latest on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the two civilian victims killed in the shooting at a Planned Parenthood were a man and a woman.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hoping to marshal strong global action against climate change at the historic conference in Paris and reassure the world that the U.S. can deliver on its own commitments.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials were slow to handle racial incidents at the University of Missouri, and that contributed to protests, a student hunger strike, a threatened boycott by the football team and ultimately, the resignations of two administrators.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio on Saturday released a frame-by-frame analysis of the surveillance camera footage first made public a year ago that shows a white Cleveland police officer fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun.
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DALLAS (AP) — A slow-moving wintry storm system that has been blamed for more than a dozen deaths began moving eastward out of Texas on Saturday but kept coating some states to the north in ice, making driving dangerous.
(AP) — Faith led Garrett Swasey to a career in public service and pastoral care, and duty led him to a Planned Parenthood clinic where was gunned down in a standoff.
(AP) — An southern Wisconsin elementary school cancelled a planned reading of a children's book about a transgender girl after a group threatened to sue.
Last week, the principal of Mount Horeb Primary Center sent a letter to parents saying the book would be read and discussed because the school has a student who identifies as a girl but was born with male anatomy.
Obama has spent months prodding other countries to make ambitious carbon-cutting pledges to the agreement, which he hopes will become the framework for countries to tackle the climate issue long beyond the end of his presidency in early 2017.