Chicago's mayor appealed for calm as officials released a "chilling" video of the police shooting of a black teen Tuesday, hours after the white officer was charged with murder. "I understand people will be upset and will want to protest when they see this video," Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters. The graphic video is the latest in a string of police shootings caught on camera that have sparked mass -- and sometimes violent -- protests and engulfed the United States in a debate over racism and the use of deadly force by police.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.-bound parcels at Cairo airport contained no explosives, CBS News quoted an Egyptian Interior Ministry source as saying on Tuesday. CBS News earlier reported that Egyptian officials were investigating the possibility that packages being shipped by express mail service company DHL to the United States contained explosives. (Reporting by Eric Walsh; Editing by Sandra Maler)
DENVER (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said on Tuesday her use of the term "illegal immigrants" was a "poor choice of words" and she pledged not to use it anymore, responding to criticism from immigration activists.
Chancellor George Osborne will announce increased spending on housing on Wednesday, saying the government will support private developers and local authorities to encourage the construction of around 400,000 new homes. The announcement is part of Osborne's broader plans for government spending which he is due to unveil later in the day. The spending review will detail four more years of deep spending cuts in other areas of public spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Police on Tuesday arrested two men suspected of shooting five Black Lives Matter demonstrators, while the family of a black man whose death inspired the protests called for an end to demonstrations that have gone on for days outside a Minneapolis police station.
By William Schomberg LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor George Osborne will renew his push to fix the country's public finances on Wednesday, taking a gamble that voters can accept four more years of deep spending cuts. Osborne, a contender to succeed David Cameron as prime minister, is expected to tell parliament he is still aiming for a budget surplus by the end of the decade, which could allow him to deliver income tax cuts promised before May's election. Osborne has largely stuck to his guns and cut spending in many areas of government in order to bring down the huge deficit he inherited in 2010.
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