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A glance at developments in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 14:35

A man is arrested by police after kneeling in the street during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown resigned Saturday from the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, where protests continued but were far more muted than the violence sparked by a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer earlier in the week.


A glance at developments in Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 14:35

A man is arrested by police after kneeling in the street during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — The officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown resigned Saturday from the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, where protests continued but were far more muted than the violence sparked by a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer earlier in the week.


Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 14:34

A man kneels in the middle of a street and yells at police before being arrested outside the Ferguson Police Department Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson officials on Sunday planned to address the resignation of a police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, as his parents prepared to attend a church service where civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton was scheduled to preach.


9 Penn State trustees demand Freeh documents

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 14:21

FILE - In this July 12, 2012, file photo, former FBI Director Louis Freeh gestures during a news conference in Philadelphia. Nine Penn State trustees elected by alumni have demanded access to documents used to create the Freeh Report on the school's handling of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The group said the board has a responsibility to review the materials and verify the sources of Freeh's criticisms in the 2012 report. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Nine Penn State trustees elected by alumni have demanded access to documents used to create the Freeh Report on the school's handling of child sex abuse complaints against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.


15 arrested as demonstrations return to Ferguson

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 13:43

A protester is taken into custody Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Several protesters have been taken into custody during a demonstration outside the police department. Tensions escalated late Friday during an initially calm demonstration after police said protesters were illegally blocking West Florissant Avenue. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown resigned Saturday, and protests intensified in the St. Louis suburb where violence erupted earlier this week when a grand jury decided not to indict him.


Crimefighters: Who killed Sergio Rivera?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 13:14

 Who killed Sergio Rivera?The youngest of five adult children was gunned down in Camden after a night out with friends. Now his siblings are hoping a reward will help police nab the killer.


Vigil held amid search for missing West Chester University student

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 13:03

Vigil held amid search for missing West Chester University studentIt was an emotional scene as family and friends held a vigil for a missing college student, last seen leaving a bar in Manayunk during the early hours of Thanksgiving morning.


Ferguson officer who shot Michael Brown resigns

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 12:50

FILE- This undated file photo released by the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's office on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, shows Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson during his medical examination after he fatally shot Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo. The white police officer who killed Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department, nearly four months after the confrontation that fueled protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the U.S. Wilson has been on administrative leave since the Aug. 9 shooting. His resignation was announced Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, by one of his attorneys, Neil Bruntrager. Bruntrager said the resignation is effective immediately. (AP Photo/St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, File)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown has resigned, his attorney said Saturday, nearly four months after the confrontation between the white officer and unarmed black 18-year-old that ignited protests in the St. Louis suburb and across the nation.


Black Friday sales fall as sales start earlier

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 12:30

Graphic shows retail sales for Thanksgiving and Black Friday.; 1c x 4 inches; 46.5 mm x 101 mm;NEW YORK (AP) — The crowds of bargain hunters that rush through store doors the day after Thanksgiving have thinned out.


Police shoot suspect in the neck in Germantown

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:44

Police shoot suspect in the neck in GermantownA suspect was shot and wounded by Philadelphia police in Germantown.


Philadelphia police search for missing teen with autism

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24

Philadelphia police search for missing teen with autismPhiladelphia police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 14-year-old with autism.


Philadelphia police search for missing teen with autism

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:24

Philadelphia police search for missing teen with autismPhiladelphia police are asking for the public's help in finding a missing 14-year-old with autism.


Legal loophole lets Germany spy on own citizens

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:20
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers probing the surveillance activities of the U.S. National Security Agency have uncovered a legal loophole that allows the country's foreign intelligence agency to spy on its own citizens.

Legal loophole lets Germany spy on own citizens

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 11:20
BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers probing the surveillance activities of the U.S. National Security Agency have uncovered a legal loophole that allows the country's foreign intelligence agency to spy on its own citizens.

2 found dead after Chester County house fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:17

2 found dead after Chester County house fireTwo people were found dead after a house fire in Warwick Township, Chester County.


Landrieu's biggest hurdle in Louisiana? Obama

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:04

 Landrieu got votes from 18 percent of whites, while nearly three out of four white voters said they strongly disapprove of the president. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — President Barack Obama may not be on Louisiana's Senate runoff ballot, but it's clear his widespread unpopularity in the state stands as Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu's biggest hurdle to a fourth term.


At Portland's Ferguson protest, boy hugs officer

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 10:01

At Portland's Ferguson protest, boy hugs officerA touching photo of a white police officer hugging an African-American boy at a Portland protest this week has drawn heavy attention on social media.


Ex-New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, 82, hospitalized

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:51

FILE- In this Oct. 18, 2011 file photo, former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo speaks from the podium at the Game Changers Awards at Skylight Soho in New York. Officials say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, has been hospitalized. The governor's office says Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, the elder Cuomo is being treated for a heart condition. A gubernatorial spokeswoman says the 82-year-old former three-term governor is in good spirts and is thankful for the best wishes and support he's received. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, File)ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Officials say New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's father, former Gov. Mario Cuomo, has been hospitalized.


Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:32

Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safePolice say a 66-year-old woman who went missing from Southwest Philadelphia was found safe.


Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safe

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 09:32

Missing Southwest Philadelphia woman found safePolice say a 66-year-old woman who went missing from Southwest Philadelphia was found safe.