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Chicago charges officer in black teen's death, releases video of shooting11/25/2015 10:02:18 AMCHICAGO - A white Chicago policeman was charged with murdering a black teenager on Tuesday, hours before authorities released a graphic video showing the youth walking away from officers as he is shot 16 times.Obama tells Americans homeland is safe as millions set off on Thanksgiving travel11/25/2015 10:19:50 PMWASHINGTON/NEW YORK - President Barack Obama sought to reassure Americans they are safe as millions of people traveled on Wednesday for the Thanksgiving holiday, with security heightened at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues after the Paris attacks.Russia and Turkey refuse to back down in row over jet downing11/25/2015 8:56:04 PMISTANBUL/NIZHNY TAGIL, Russia - Russia sent an advanced missile system to Syria on Wednesday to protect its jets operating there and pledged its air force would keep flying missions near Turkish air space, sounding a defiant note after Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet.Chicago calm a day after release of video of police shooting teenager11/26/2015 12:21:04 AMCHICAGO - Chicago was calm on Wednesday, a day after the release of a graphic video showing the fatal shooting of a black teenager by a white policeman charged with murder, a peaceful response compared with outbursts of violence in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over other deaths at the hands of police.Germany's Merkel vows more support for France after attacks11/25/2015 8:33:50 PMPARIS - Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday she would think about how Germany could further support France in fighting terrorism following the Nov. 13 attacks by Islamist militants in Paris that killed 130 people.At Trump's presidential rallies, a combustible mix of glee, fear11/25/2015 9:46:59 PMMYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - "We're not gonna take it anymore," a crowd of thousands sang as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump entered a South Carolina convention center on Tuesday night as a 1980s heavy metal song by the band Twisted Sister blared from speakers.U.S. data points to moderate fourth-quarter growth11/25/2015 6:52:19 PMWASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending barely rose in October as households took advantage of rising incomes to boost savings to their highest level in nearly three years, pointing to moderate economic growth in the fourth quarter.Human error led to deadly U.S. strike on Afghan hospital: military11/25/2015 8:17:04 PMWASHINGTON - A U.S. investigation found that the deadly Oct. 3 air strike in Afghanistan that destroyed a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres was a tragic and avoidable accident caused primarily by human error, a top U.S. military commander said on Wednesday.Pope in Africa hopes to bridge Christian-Muslim faultlines11/25/2015 5:49:46 PMNAIROBI - Pope Francis called on Wednesday for ethnic and religious reconciliation at the start of his first tour of Africa, where he will address a fast-growing Catholic population and seek to heal Christian-Muslim divisions.Security expected to be tighter as Americans head off on Thanksgiving travel11/25/2015 5:30:35 PMNEW YORK - Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.