• Imogene "Gene" Gachter Conklin Hunt - 12/16/2014 03:36 PM CST
    Sheriff to halt squad targeting immigrant ID theft

    12/18/2014 11:16 AM CST
    PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for arresting hundreds of immigrants in the country illegally on charges of finding work using fake or stolen identities is planning to close the controversial squad that investigates such cases. 
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    UN OKs measures targeting North Korea, Iran, Syria
    12/18/2014 11:11 AM CST - UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has approved resolutions criticizing the human rights situations of North Korea, Iran and Syria. Full Story

    10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
    12/18/2014 11:06 AM CST - Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see. Full Story

    Mother pleads after boy, 2, kills sister with gun
    12/18/2014 10:51 AM CST - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded . Full Story

    'Prison Houdini' set to make his 1st legal escape
    12/18/2014 10:31 AM CST - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Had Mark DeFriest just waited a couple of months to collect his inheritance, he never would have gone to prison. Full Story

    UN urges Syrian warring parties to stop fighting in UN zone
    12/18/2014 11:01 AM CST - UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday urged Syrian government forces and rebel groups to stop fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and withdraw from the area which is patrolled by U. Full Story

    Newseum to display items from Ferguson protests
    12/18/2014 10:21 AM CST - WASHINGTON (AP) — The Newseum is displaying items from the protests and unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, as part of the Washington museum's exhibit on civil rights. Full Story

    UN General Assembly OKs digital privacy resolution
    12/18/2014 10:16 AM CST - UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. General Assembly has approved a resolution demanding better digital privacy protections for people around the world, another response to Edward Snowden's revelations about U. Full Story

    More charges in death of man hit, carried on car
    12/18/2014 10:16 AM CST - EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A driver accused of hitting a pedestrian in Springfield, Oregon, carrying him on top of her car for 11 blocks and then leaving him in the street is facing an additional charge of manslaughter. Full Story

    99-year-old woman robbed while delivering cookies
    12/18/2014 10:11 AM CST - WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a 99-year-old woman was robbed of her purse while delivering cookies to a local community center. Full Story

    Worker spends 90 minutes stuck in mud up to waist

    GREENLAND, N.H. (AP) — Fire officials say a fuel delivery worker in New Hampshire sank in soggy ground up to his waist and it took nearly 90 minutes to pull him back out. Full Story
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    Piper Perabo is a world traveler thanks to 'Covert Affairs'

    NEW YORK (AP) — On TV's "Covert Affairs," Piper Perabo plays a field agent with the CIA. And in real life, she's traveling around the globe with the show, thanks to location shoots. Full Story