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Jimmy Carter says former vice president 'doing well'

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Walter Mondale hospitalized with flu

Former Vice President Walter Mondale said he was "doing well" after being hospitalized with a case of the flu Friday, former President Jimmy Carter announced.

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How Ferguson's tickets, fines violated rights

Loistine Hoskin cared for her old car as a sentimental possession, missing a tire while parked beside her home, until one day the city ticketed her for having a "derelict vehicle in driveway."

A tow truck took it away in 2009.

So began an odyssey with ...

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Man watching snowfall shot, Dallas police say

An Iraqi man watching his first snowfall in his new American hometown was shot and killed by an unknown assailant, according to Dallas police.

Authorities have stepped up patrols in the neighborhood where Ahmed Al-Jumaili lived -- and died -- in their...

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Aaron Hernandez trial: What you missed

Five full weeks into Aaron Hernandez's murder trial, prosecutors have called 77 witnesses. Jurors have yet to hear from the former NFL star's fiancée, Shayanna Jenkins, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick or owner Robert Kraft.

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American missionary freed in Nigeria

American missionary Phyllis Sortor, who was kidnapped last month by masked gunmen in central Nigeria, has been freed, a U.S. official confirmed Friday.

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Sen. Bob Menendez: 'I am not going anywhere'

The Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against Sen. Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, alleging he used his Senate office to push the business interests of a Democratic donor and friend in exchange for gifts.


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Ferguson police officers quit after DOJ report

Racist emails -- like one that depicted President Obama as a chimpanzee -- resulted in three Ferguson, Missouri, city employees resigning or being fired, the city spokesman said Friday.

Police officers Capt. Rick Henke and Sgt. William Mudd resigned T...

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