- INSIDE KOBANI: Devastation mixed with optimism
KOBANI, Syria (AP) — Blocks of low-rise buildings with hollow facades, shattered concrete, streets strewn with rubble and overturned, crumpled remains of cars and trucks. Such is the landscape in Kobani, where the sounds of rifle and mortar fire resonate all day long in fighting between Islamic State extremists and the Syrian town's Kurdish defenders.
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- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
- Ferguson protests move to retail stores
MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early Friday to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
- Austin police kill gunman who targeted buildings
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin authorities shot and killed a man who they say opened fire on the Mexican Consulate, city police headquarters and other downtown buildings early Friday morning.
- Sherman's big night leads Seattle past 49ers again
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — At midfield, Richard Sherman cradled a game ball in his right hand and took a chomp out of a turkey leg with his left.
- Eagles top Cowboys 33-10, may have to do it again
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — LeSean McCoy said beating Dallas with the NFC East lead on the line felt a lot like last year, when Philadelphia wrapped up a playoff berth in the Cowboys' $1.2 billion stadium.
- Boykin and No. 6 TCU romp over Texas, 48-10
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — TCU took the field on Thanksgiving night determined to send a message to the rest of college football.
- Lions begin crucial homestand with win over Bears
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions began the homestand that could make or break their season with the type of offensive performance their fans have been waiting for.
- Fournette leads LSU over Texas A&M, 23-17
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — When Leonard Fournette barreled over a Texas A&M defender and scored in the second quarter, the Aggies had to know it was going to be a long night.