Veteran journalist, educator Michael Shanahan dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Shanahan, a veteran Washington 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, died Saturday.
Brady passes Patriots to 34-9 win over Lions

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady celebrates his second touchdown pass to Timothy Wright in the first half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance.



Ko gets record haul by winning LPGA finale

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended her rookie year on the LPGA Tour with the biggest payoff in women's golf.
Bears rally for 21-13 victory over Buccaneers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown (12) talks to Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) after their NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Chicago. The Bears won 21-13. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Forte gobbled up the yards on the ground, and Chicago's defense made several big plays at key moments.



Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

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.





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