- Protesters to target Chicago shopping area on Black Friday
CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago's famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.
- Turkey releases recording of warnings to Russian plane
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has released audio recordings of what it says are the Turkish military's warnings to the pilot of the Russian plane that was shot down at the border with Syria.
- The Latest: Some Kenyans leave Mass fearing stampede
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)
- Pope says Christian-Muslim dialogue ‘essential’ for peace
Pope Francis told Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on Thursday that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" Islamic extremist attacks that have struck Kenya as he kicked off his first full day in Africa with a message of tolerance and peace.
- AP Interview: US must address waste, fraud in Afghan aid
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — With Washington set to send billions of dollars in fresh aid to Afghanistan despite the military drawdown, the U.S. official in charge of auditing assistance programs says "it's not too late" to address the fraud and mismanagement that has bedeviled the 14-year effort to rebuild the country.
- 3 million people expected to attend NYC Thanksgiving parade
NEW YORK (AP) — As millions of Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, security will be tight in New York City with a record number of police officers patrolling the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
- Meet John Howland, a lucky Pilgrim _ and maybe your ancestor
BOSTON (AP) — John Howland may not be as famous as William Bradford, John Carver and Myles Standish, notable passengers on the Mayflower that landed in Massachusetts in 1620.
- Is Portugal about to go down the same road as Greece?
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — An anti-austerity alliance including radical leftist parties takes power. A shaky economy and huge debts menace the national economy. The rest of Europe watches with a wary eye.
- South Korea: VW rigged emissions in 125,000 diesel vehicles
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Thursday it fined Volkswagen $12.3 million and ordered recalls of 125,522 diesel vehicles after the government found their emissions tests were rigged.
- APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow sued for wrongful death
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three of the radio personality Casey Kasem's children and his brother sued his widow on Wednesday, claiming her actions led to his death in 2014.
- Browns didn't discuss cutting Johnny Manziel before benching
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns believe sacking Johnny Manziel themselves will do him good.
- Rams WR Bailey has surgery after being shot in Florida
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Many St. Louis Rams players woke to the news that Stedman Bailey had been shot in the head.
- Ohio State and Michigan have combined for many memories
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — When Ohio State plays Michigan for the 112th time, Urban Meyer and Jim Harbaugh will begin a chapter in perhaps college football's greatest rivalry.
- Svindal quickly up to speed after Achilles tendon injury
COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Aksel Lund Svindal doesn't feel old and certainly doesn't race like it.
- Arian Foster's fashion takes a drastic turn
HOUSTON (AP) — Arian Foster used to have suits in an array of colors and fabrics, and plenty of bow ties to pull those ensembles together.