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Nation Oct 18Number of police officers killed on duty decreased in 2015, according to FBI
In an annual report released Tuesday, the FBI said 41 officers died last year as a result of criminal acts. That's down from the 2014 figure of 51.
Politics Oct 18This Michigan billboard with a message in Arabic taunts Trump
The sign went up last weekend and the Free Press reports it's funded by the Nuisance Committee super PAC, which was started by the creator of the Cards Against Humanity card game.
World Oct 15U.S. detects what it says is failed North Korean missile launch
The U.S. military says it's detected what's being described as a failed missile launch by North Korea.
Politics Oct 13New York Times responds to Trump’s lawsuit threat
A lawyer representing the newspaper said if Trump believes the law protects him from critics, “we welcome an opportunity to have a court set him straight.”…
Nation Oct 13Here’s a list of President Obama’s favorite sci-fi movies
Obama shared his must-watch list of movies and TV shows to "expand your mind to new horizons" in the November issue of Wired magazine.
Politics Oct 12Two women say Trump touched them inappropriately, New York Times reports
Trump denies the accusations. He tells the Times, "None of this ever took place."…
Politics Oct 12Trump urges supporters to vote on wrong day
Trump told a Florida crowd to "make sure you get out and vote, Nov. 28." Election Day is actually Nov. 8.
Nation Oct 10Ruth Bader Ginsburg calls national-anthem protests ‘dumb and disrespectful’
In a wide-ranging interview posted Monday on Yahoo, Ginsburg said she had the same opinion about flag burning.
Politics Oct 10Debate questioner Kenneth Bone becomes internet star
ST. LOUIS — While supporters of GOP nominee Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton bicker following the second presidential debate, one participant is being greeted with almost universal approval: Kenneth Bone.
Politics Oct 10Twitter: 17 million-plus tweets sent about the debate, most ever
ST. LOUIS — Twitter says Sunday's presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent.