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Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:07pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran political reporter for The Associated Press and Newhouse Newspapers who used that experience to teach new generations of students at George Washington University about the business he loved, has died.

Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:06pm

FILE - In this July 6, 2009 file photo, former District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry attends a news conference in Washington. Barry, who staged comeback after a 1990 crack cocaine arrest, died early Sunday morning Nov. 23, 2014. He was 78. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.

Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand jury

Sunday, November 23, 2014 2:03pm

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Despite preparations for a weekend decision in the Ferguson shooting case, the grand jurors apparently need more time to deliberate, and the uncertainty just seemed to feed the anxiety and speculation Sunday in a city already on edge.

Cundiff field goal leads Browns past Falcons 26-24

Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:54pm

Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Eric Martin (52) lifts Cleveland Browns kicker Billy Cundiff (8) up in the air after Cundiff kicked the game-winning field goal against the Atlanta Falcons during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Atlanta. The Cleveland Browns won 26-24. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson )ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Gordon picked right up where he left off for Cleveland.

Marion Barry remembered for love of DC

Sunday, November 23, 2014 1:54pm

Marion Barry, who served four terms as the mayor of the District of Columbia and served on the D.C. Council as the representative for the city's Ward 8 until his death Sunday at the age of 78, was remembered for his love for the city he served: