Police union boss cited for access to pope during NYC visit

11/29/2015 01:55 PM PST
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials have sought to discipline a powerful police union head for standing near Pope Francis without authorization during the pontiff's visit to New York City. 
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Graduate assistant accused of assaulting teenager over hijab
11/29/2015 01:25 PM PST - COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of grabbing a teenage family member by the hair and pulling her out of school because she wasn't wearing a traditional headscarf worn by some Muslim women. Full Story

Officer killed in Colorado was co-pastor, figure skater
11/29/2015 01:16 PM PST - COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Faith led Garrett Swasey to a career in public service and pastoral care, and duty led him to a Planned Parenthood clinic where he was gunned down. Full Story

Weather, flights aid post-Thanksgiving travel efforts
11/29/2015 12:00 PM PST - NEW YORK (AP) — Tens of millions of Americans returning home after the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend Sunday had cooperative weather and mostly efficient airport operations to thank for smooth traveling conditions. Full Story

'Dancing Cop' gets new holiday gig in East Providence
11/29/2015 11:20 AM PST - EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The "Dancing Cop" is taking his routine over the river for Christmas. Full Story

Q&A about suspect in deadly Planned Parenthood shooting
11/29/2015 10:46 AM PST - BLACK MOUNTAIN, N.C. (AP) — Robert Lewis Dear, the suspect in the deadly Planned Parenthood attack in Colorado Springs, frightened neighbors, had several run-ins with police and lived in different remote cabins and trailers in North and South Carolina and Colorado. Full Story

Police: Man shoots self at Ohio State art museum
11/29/2015 10:20 AM PST - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police at Ohio State say there is no ongoing threat to the university community after a man shot himself inside a campus art museum. Full Story

Q&A on the history of attacks against Planned Parenthood
11/29/2015 10:10 AM PST - LOS ANGELES (AP) — A deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood is the latest in a long history of violence at clinics that provide abortions and doctors who perform the procedure. Full Story