Home | Subscribe | Cannon Falls Lifestyles | Contact Us | E-Edition
Cannon Falls Beacon | Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009

home : news : u.s. news November 25, 2015

Video released after Chicago officer charged with murder
Anger has been simmering for months about the shooting of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, by a white Chicago police officer. Will it erupt when video showing McDonald's death goes public?... More >>

University cancels classes after 'hate speech' threat
Western Washington University called off classes Tuesday over social media posts that the school's president characterized as "hate speech (targeting) students of color."... More >>

49% of Americans say racism is a 'big problem'
Debra Aust sees it in videos of recent police shootings.... More >>

Man arrested in shooting near Jamar Clark protest site
Five people were wounded when gunfire erupted near a Minneapolis police precinct where demonstrators have been protesting the shooting death of Jamar Clark, police said.... More >>

Pastor's wife death: Men plead not guilty
Two men arrested in connection with the Indianapolis murder of a pregnant preacher's wife pleaded not guilty Tuesday, according to defense attorney Dominic Martin.... More >>

E. coli infections linked to Costco chicken salad
Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.... More >>

Man who allegedly shot NYPD officer charged with murder
The 31-year-old man who allegedly fatally shot a New York City police officer in the head during a chase has been indicted on murder charges, Manhattan's district attorney announced Tuesday.... More >>

10 tips for surviving the age of terrorism
Nobody ever said life would be easy. On Monday, the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert, citing threats from groups such as ISIS, al Qaeda and Boko Haram.... More >>

Racism without racists?
A new CNN and KFF poll reveals 49% of Americans think racism is a big problem. Research shows we all see the world through a racially biased lens.... More >>

El Faro's captain lived and died with the sea
His career began and ended at sea.... More >>

Spiders cause a North Memphis freakout
If you're scared of spiders, one's enough. Two? That's cause for a squishing party. Thousands? Millions? Time to really freak out.... More >>

Security vs. liberty a false choice
The Paris attacks were tragic, but we should take a deep breath before making hasty policy decisions and changing our surveillance laws.... More >>

ISIS threat: How to keep U.S. safe
It is clear we must be more aggressive in taking action to screen all those who enter the U.S., writes Sen. Dan Coats.... More >>

11 things you'll fight over this Thanksgiving
As we all know, Thanksgiving isn't always the harmonious holiday it's sometimes made out to be.... More >>

Help! How to lower Thanksgiving stress
Writing a story about Thanksgiving stress is ironic, because I don't personally feel stressed at all as the holiday fast approaches. I keep waiting for the stress to hit me like a sledgehammer, especially since we are hosting for the first time in more than five years and my mother-in-law and siste... More >>

'Dancing With the Stars' finale: Bindi Irwin's tearful tribute to dad
"Dancing With the Stars" contestant Bindi Irwin has paid tribute to her famous father before, but on Monday night's finale, she had the audience in tears.... More >>

State Department issues worldwide travel alert
The United States issued a worldwide travel alert for Americans amid concerns that terror groups and individuals plan more attacks after the Paris massacres.... More >>

4 dead in U.S. Army helicopter crash at Fort Hood
Four crew members on an Army helicopter died when it crashed at Fort Hood, the Texas base's press office said.... More >>

300 research chimps to retire
The National Institutes of Health says it plans to retire all government research chimpanzees to sanctuaries, reversing its stance of many years. The NIH had said a set of chimps needed to be kept for future medical experimentation.... More >>

She was buried alive
... More >>

Nola, San Diego Zoo's northern white rhino, dies; only three left
The world's northern white rhinoceros population plunged by a quarter on Sunday with a death at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.... More >>

Longer lines and tighter security for air travel
The United States' busiest travel days of the year are likely to be even more complicated for travelers flying through U.S. airports.... More >>

Conversations about race
Take a look at events that brought discussions of race relations and identity to the forefront in 2015.... More >>

About the CNN/Kaiser Family Foundation poll
CNN and the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit group that researches health care and other issues, partnered to conduct the Survey of Americans on Race in order to produce a nationally representative poll on race and ethnicity to analyze how different groups feel about important issues facing th... More >>

Suspect arrested in New Orleans shooting caught on video
New Orleans police have arrested a man they believe to be the gunman in the shooting of a Tulane University medical student -- an incident that was caught on security-camera video.... More >>

Advanced Search

Classified Ads

Home | Subscribe | Cannon Falls Lifestyles | Contact Us

Cannon Falls Beacon • Box 366 • Cannon Falls, Minnesota 55009
(507) 263-3991 or (800) 263-3991

Software © 1998-2015 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved