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National & World Officer on leave after tweets threaten protesters
A Northern California police department put one of its officers on leave Monday and is investigating threatening comments from his Twitter account about demonstrators who have participated in protests over the recent deaths of unarmed black men in Ferguson, Missouri and New York.
National & World Tens of thousands dead in South Sudan conflict Tens of thousands dead in South Sudan conflict
Tens of thousands of people have died in South Sudan during one year of warfare and the country's leaders are putting their "personal ambitions" ahead of the young nation's future, the U.N. secretary-general said Monday.
National & World Families of Newtown victims sue gunmaker, seller Families of Newtown victims sue gunmaker, seller
The families of nine of the 26 people killed and a teacher injured two years ago at the Sandy Hook Elementary School filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the rifle used in the shooting.
National & World The $1.1T bill: School lunches, light bulbs, pot The $1.1T bill: School lunches, light bulbs, pot
School kids, truckers, marijuana smokers and fans of old-fashioned light bulbs are among the millions of people who had something extra riding on the big spending bill passed by Congress to keep the government running.
National & World Major police operation unfolding in Sydney Major police operation unfolding in Sydney
An apparent hostage situation was unfolding inside a chocolate shop and cafe in Australia's largest city on Monday, where several people could be seen through a window with their hands held in the air.
National & World Protesters of police killings march on DC Protesters of police killings march on DC
Thousands of protesters made their way down iconic Pennsylvania Avenue on Saturday, marching to the Capitol to call attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and call for legislative action.