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Police Demonstrations Inspire New Protest Songs

The killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have inspired a musical outpouring perhaps unseen in the U.S. since “We Shall Overcome” became a civil-rights standard in the 1960s.

12/12/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

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New York Residents Buried In Snow

Sections of western New York are still buried after a blizzard dropped anywhere from four to six feet of snow this week. That storm has trapped thousands of people in their homes.

11/19/2014

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Buddy Holly’s Motorcycle Back In His Hometown

Waylon Jennings was stunned speechless to receive Buddy Holly’s motorcycle as a 42nd birthday gift, the country music outlaw’s widow said.

11/07/2014

ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 13:  Center for Disease Control (CDC) head Dr. Thomas Frieden speaks duing a briefing on the Dallas Ebola response at the CDC Headquarters on October 13, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Frieden urged hospitals to watch for patients with Ebola symptoms who have traveled from the tree Ebola stricken African countries.  (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

U.S. To Track Everyone Coming From Ebola Nations

Everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

10/22/2014

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Medical Examiner: Rivers’ Death Caused By Lack Of Oxygen To Brain

The New York City medical examiner says Joan Rivers died from low blood oxygen during a medical procedure. The New York state health department is investigating the circumstances.

10/16/2014

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, looks on prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Investigation Of Deadly Tony Stewart Crash Complete

An upstate New York sheriff says he has completed his investigation into the death of a driver struck by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart during a sprint car race last month.

09/11/2014

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NASCAR’s Stewart Hits, Kills Driver In Dirt Track Race

Stewart struck and killed a driver who had climbed from his car and was on the darkened dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race Saturday.

08/10/2014

13th September 1945: Some of the 3,700 sailor crew and passengers covering the flight deck of the USS 'Saratoga' as she sails out of the fog towards the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco. (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

USS Saratoga Coming To Texas For Disassembly

The Saratoga will be towed to Texas later this month to be dismantled. The Saratoga — named for the decisive battle of the American Revolution fought in upstate New York — completed 22 deployments before it was decommissioned in 1994.

08/08/2014

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Report: Dallas/Fort Worth Named America’s Top 3 Tourism Destination

If you were to name the country’s top tourism destinations, where would Dallas/Fort Worth fall on the list?

07/31/2014

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Mavericks’ Felton Pleads Guilty In NYC Gun Case

Dallas Mavericks point guard Raymond Felton has pleaded guilty in his New York gun case. He took a plea deal that involves admitting a felony but spares him jail.

07/23/2014

Male undocumented immigrants sit in a holding cell at the U.S. Border Patrol detainee processing center on April 11, 2013 in McAllen, Texas.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Border Patrol Looking To House Immigrants In Abandoned Warehouses Along Rio Grande

Local governments in south Texas are overwhelmed by the more than 52,000 children who have entered the country illegal in recent months.

06/27/2014

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