Man shot, killed by Barrow police was volunteer fire official, nephew of lawmaker

A North Slope Borough Police officer shot and killed a 36-year-old Barrow man while responding to a “call for officer assistance” early this morning, according to the borough. The borough identified the deceased as Vincent Nageak III, a volunteer fire department official and nephew of Rep. Ben Nageak.

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Akai Gurley shooting: Jury deciding officer's fate

A jury entered day two of deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a New York police officer who shot and killed a man in a housing project stairwell.

Officer Peter Liang faces five counts in the death of Akai Gurley: manslaughter, assault, reckless en...

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Ex-priest arrested in 1960 McAllen, Texas, slaying

A former Catholic priest faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly killing a onetime beauty queen who was last seen alive the night he heard her confession.

John Feit, 83, had long been the main suspect in the 1960 death of schoolteacher Irene ...

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Carly Fiorina suspends campaign for president

Carly Fiorina is ending her Republican presidential bid, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO announced on Facebook Wednesday.

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Former LA sheriff to plead guilty to lying

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has agreed to plead guilty to lying to federal investigators conducting a corruption and civil rights probe into the county jail system he once ran.

Baca's decision to plead guilty was announced by the U.S. A...

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Is the worst finally over for Whole Foods?

There has been a whole lotta shakin' goin' on at Whole Foods lately. And not in a good way.

Investors have shunned the stock ... and shoppers don't seem to be making as many trips to the organic grocery chain either.

But the worst may be over.

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Human foot found at Vancouver Island

A human foot, stuffed inside a black sock and shoe, has been found along Vancouver Island's Botanical Beach, officials in Canada said.

Authorities do not suspect foul play, according to Barb McLintock with the British Columbia Coroners Service.

She sai...

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French body OKs bill to strip terrorists of rights

French lawmakers gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill that would allow terrorists to be stripped of French citizenship, or at least of rights associated with it.

The National Assembly, the French Parliament's lower house, approved the measure...

Millenials turn up heat against low wages

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'Fight for $15' protest planned for Democratic debate

Fast food and other low paid workers will take their "Fight for $15" minimum wage demands to the Democratic debate on Thursday.



Obama confronts political failure on campaign anniversary

Even as he works to accentuate eight years of achievements, President Barack Obama paused Wednesday to highlight where he readily admits he's failed.

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Here's how much you'll save on gas this year

The average U.S. household is expected to pocket $320 in savings this year thanks to plunging gas prices.

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