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Updated at 8:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " The family of Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford says signs of the degenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy were found in his brain after his death.

Updated at 8:24 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Environmental Protection Agency is taking steps to withdraw approval of a controversial new weed killer to be used on genetically modified corn and soybeans.

Updated at 8:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " On the campaign trail, among candidates of both parties, the idea of locking up drug criminals for life is a lot less popular than it was a generation ago.

Updated at 8:19 PM

PARIS (AP) " French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, while Germany's chancellor said her country would do...

Updated at 8:13 PM

CHICAGO (AP) " The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):

Updated at 8:08 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times.

Updated at 8:05 PM

MOSCOW (AP) " In a move raising the potential threat of a Russia-NATO conflict, Russia said Wednesday it will deploy long-range air defense missiles to its base in Syria and destroy any target that may threaten its warplanes following the downing of...

Updated at 7:52 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The U.S. airstrike that killed 31 civilians at a hospital in Afghanistan last month resulted from preventable errors by soldiers and airmen who violated rules of engagement and have been removed from duty while awaiting further...

Updated at 7:48 PM

SEATTLE (AP) " The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store...

Updated at 7:43 PM

Look out, high school! Riley and Maya are coming your way. Disney Channel has renewed Girl Meets...

Updated at 7:43 PM

ATHENS, Greece (AP) " Police in Greece say a Cuban man has been arrested near Athens on suspicion of stealing 71 paintings and artwork from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana.

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