Pearl Harbor Attack: 73 Years Later

(CNN) — Sunday marks 73 years since the deadly attack on Pearl Harbor. The surprise attack on the naval base in Hawaii was carried out by Japanese bombers in 1941. Nearly 2,500 were killed and another 1,000 were wounded. The attack destroyed more than half of the US Pacific Fleet and damaged eight battleships. The … Continue reading »

21,000 Jobs Added in November

(CNN) — The year 2014 is on track to be the best year for U.S. jobs gains since 1999. Another 321,000 jobs were added in November. That’s much higher than expected and appears to confirm recent signs of economic strength. The labor department said the gains were widespread. The unemployment rate in November remained unchanged … Continue reading »

No Indictment in NYPD Chokehold Death

NEW YORK — The streets of Staten Island filled with frustration over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white New York police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man. Police say 43-year-old Eric Garner resisted arrest in July after police suspected him of illegally selling loose cigarettes. The incident was … Continue reading »

CDC: Flu Shot Less Effective in 2014

(CNN) — If you got a flu shot recently, don’t be surprised if you still get sick. The CDC says the current virus has mutated, making this year’s vaccination less effective. In an advisory to doctors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said flu virus samples taken from Oct. 1-Nov. 22 showed just under … Continue reading »

Americans Spent $2B on Cyber Monday

(CNN) — Cyber Monday reached another milestone as Americans holiday-shop online. Spending jumped 17 percent to more than $2 billion nationwide, making it the biggest online shopping day ever and the first to pass the two billion mark, according to In total, online shoppers have spent $26.7 billion so far this holiday season. That … Continue reading »

Police Protecting Officer Darren Wilson

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — St. Louis area police union members are keeping watch over former Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson, and they say they’ll keep doing it as long as he needs it. St. Louis Fraternal Order of Police members have voluntarily been providing security for Wilson since the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown. The … Continue reading »

300 Students Walk Out of 2 High Schools

FLORISSANT, Mo. — Several hundred students walked out of two high schools Tuesday in Florissant, Missouri. They staged a “hands up” demonstration to show support for Michael Brown, the teen who was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer. Florissant Police Chief Timothy Lowery says his officers stayed close to the crowd to make … Continue reading »

4 Killed in Deadly Shooting Spree

WESTOVER, West Virginia — West Virginia authorities are searching for a man suspected of involvement in a deadly shooting Monday morning. He’s been identified as 39-year-old Jody Lee Hunt. Police think Hunt shot and killed four people at three different locations in Monongalia County, in the northeast part of the state. County schools have been … Continue reading »

Body of Missing Football Player Found

COLUMBUS, Oh. (CNN) — Sunday police confirmed a missing Ohio State University Football player was found dead. Police say they found the body of Kosta Karageorge in a dumpster near OSU. Investigators say Karageorge shot himself. The senior was last seen early Wednesday as he left his apartment. According to police, he sent a message … Continue reading »

A Thousand Flights Delayed Sunday

(CNN) — Sunday is one of the busiest travel days of the year, as millions of people return home after the Thanksgiving holiday. The overall picture was a far cry from Wednesday, when snow snarled traffic on the ground and in the skies for a big chunk of the country. Sunday brought “warmer and more … Continue reading »

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