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For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown's death — a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop.

Hackers force message on websites via US firm

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites.

California Burger King employee finds $100,000

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it.

Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois' high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no field of their own.

Lawmakers may decide Uber's place in Nevada market

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Uber Technologies' legal battle with Nevada's highly regulated taxi industry over Internet ride-sharing may be headed back to the political arena now that a judge has at least temporarily banned Uber's unlicensed operations statewide.

Alaska pot backer ordered to comply with subpoena

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A campaign-finance investigation is moving forward against an Alaska television reporter who quit her job on-air and vowed to work toward legalizing marijuana.

Expectant mom struck by car dies; baby born alive

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A pregnant woman sitting outside a drugstore died when an elderly driver trying to park jumped the curb and pinned her against the wall, police said.

Hawaii road re-opens amid stalled lava flow

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

Hawaii County's civil defense director is asking motorists not to stop on a newly reopened road in a rural town to get a look at lava that has stalled less than 500 feet away.

US cathedral may become museum to the slave trade

| |Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A plan to open what would be the nation's only museum centered on the trans-Atlantic slave trade would focus on the Episcopal Church's role in its history and the sometimes-buried legacy of slavery in northern states like Rhode Island.

City's ugly Christmas tree getting single red bulb

|Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014

A much-maligned public Christmas tree in Pennsylvania is getting the Charlie Brown treatment.