- Attacking dogs still roaming Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Updated: Nov-27-15 10:46 am
PINE RIDGE, South Dakota - In the year since the death of 8-year-old Jayla Rodriguez on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, little has been accomplished to keep community members safe from the kind of wild dogs that killed her.
- Education advocacy group pushes for voucher program Updated: Nov-27-15 10:45 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - A leading advocacy group for the creation of a school voucher program in Tennessee says it will renew efforts to pass a proposal in the next legislative session, despite failures in the past three.
- The Latest: German prosecutors probing suspected Paris link Updated: Nov-27-15 10:43 am
PARIS - The latest on the attacks in Paris and security alert in Brussels. All times local:
- EU turns to Turkey to help manage its migration woes Updated: Nov-27-15 10:38 am
BRUSSELS - Five years ago, Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi warned that millions of Africans wanted to come to the European Union and offered to make the continent's immigration problem disappear in exchange for billions of euros.
- Prosecutors seek 580 years for kidnapper of 2 NY Amish girls Updated: Nov-27-15 10:22 am
SYRACUSE, New York - Federal prosecutors are seeking a maximum 580-year prison sentence for a man who sexually abused six children, including two Amish girls he kidnapped in northern New York.
- Colorado town passes measures to control cat population Updated: Nov-27-15 9:19 am
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado - Officials in a Colorado town have passed a measure that encourages residents to vaccinate, spay, neuter and license their cats, although it stops short requiring those steps.
- The Latest: Greece sees rebound in migrant crossings Updated: Nov-27-15 9:09 am
ANKARA, Turkey - The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:
- Ukraine handed 1-game stadium ban for racism Updated: Nov-27-15 9:08 am
NYON, Switzerland - Ukraine was ordered to play a game behind closed doors as part of a UEFA punishment for racist behavior at last month's European Championship qualifier against Spain.
- The Latest: Teachers to join march in Chicago's shopping hub Updated: Nov-27-15 9:03 am
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):
- Delaware's heroin babies: Starting life in withdrawal Updated: Nov-27-15 9:01 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Katie Morgan is a heroin addict in recovery, a 29-year-old expecting a child in January.
- Art program gives Boston's homeless a place to create Updated: Nov-27-15 8:54 am
BOSTON - In an elegant church in one of Boston's most chic shopping districts, homeless people from across the city gather once a week to express themselves in ways not possible when living on the streets.
- Pope: land grabs a serious problem in Kenya Updated: Nov-27-15 8:45 am
NAIROBI, Kenya - Pope Francis on Friday took aim at the injustice of land grabs by Kenya's powerful and wealthy individuals, acts that government probes have identified as a major source of conflict and ethnic tension in the country.
- Super Bowl of shopping starts Updated: Nov-27-15 8:38 am
The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.
- Protest over Chicago teen's shooting set for retail district Updated: Nov-27-15 8:25 am
CHICAGO - After days of protests in Chicago since the release of a video showing a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer, demonstrators were poised to disrupt Black Friday shopping with a march through the heart of the city's most famous retail district.
- 21-day strike ends, but teachers still don't have contract Updated: Nov-27-15 8:25 am
CANONSBURG, Pennsylvania - Classes have resumed in a western Pennsylvania school district following a 21-day teachers strike, but the educators still don't have a contract.
- Vigil planned for homeless woman died in Providence Updated: Nov-27-15 7:55 am
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Advocates for the homeless are planning a vigil in Providence to remember a homeless woman died on the city streets this summer.
- Police seek help after beating of Binghamton U student Updated: Nov-27-15 6:49 am
BINGHAMTON, New York - Police investigating a robbery and beating that left a 20-year-old Binghamton University student in critical condition are asking for public assistance.
- Head of inquiry into sex abuse outlines scope of probe Updated: Nov-27-15 6:46 am
LONDON - The head of a British inquiry into child sex abuse says the Anglican and Catholic churches will be among the institutions investigated in the wide-ranging probe.
- Obama still pondering death penalty's role in justice system Updated: Nov-27-15 3:46 am
WASHINGTON - Even as President Barack Obama tries to make a hard case for overhauling sentences, rehabilitating prisoners and confronting racial bias in policing, he has been less clear about the death penalty.
- Man creates mobile shower service for homeless during winter Updated: Nov-27-15 3:35 am
WILLIAMSBURG, Virginia - A man in Williamsburg is renting mobile shower units for churches that host homeless people during the winter.
- UCF releases photos of suspects in anti-Semitic fliers Updated: Nov-27-15 3:02 am
ORLANDO, Florida - The University of Central Florida has released images of two people suspected of leaving anti-Semitic stickers and fliers around campus.
- New York campaign to target female genital mutilation Updated: Nov-27-15 3:01 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state plans to mount a public awareness campaign about the risks and consequences of female genital mutilation, a practice that health officials say puts thousands of girls and young women in New York at risk.
- Japan plans extra budget, handouts, to pump up recovery Updated: Nov-27-15 2:25 am
TOKYO - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan's stalling recovery.
- Portsmouth foster care division faces staffing crisis Updated: Nov-27-15 2:10 am
PORTSMOUTH, Virginia - Just four of 15 staff positions are filled in Portsmouth's foster care and adoption services division.
- Groups try to build support for state school choice program Updated: Nov-27-15 2:05 am
LAS VEGAS - As lawyers duke it out over the constitutionality of Nevada's landmark education savings account program and state officials iron out much-needed regulations, a major question facing ESAs has been who will do the work of building the robust public support the program needs to be successful in the long term.