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A police officer waits for the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Hundreds of officers standing outside the church where a funeral is being held for a New York City policeman killed in an ambush shooting have turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke during the service.


2014-12-27 10:20:47 -0700

the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State PenitentiaryOklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what the warden later described as "a bloody mess."


2014-12-27 09:09:11 -0700

Sarah Palin: President is clueless about energyThere's everyone from Sarah Palin to Seth Rogen to Hillary Clinton.


2014-12-26 01:02:35 -0700