By TIME Staff
November 24, 2014

Western N.Y. Braces for Floods

Officials warned the record amount of snow that fell on parts of the state might wreak more havoc this week, as warmer weather threatens to inundate the area. With temperatures set to hit the high 40s, flood warnings were issued for several areas

What to Do About The Cosby Show?

Should Bill Cosby’s show lose its place in TV history in the wake of sexual assault allegations against the comedian?

Ferguson Awaits a Decision

A grand jury is set to reconvene Monday, trying to decide whether to indict a white police officer in the August shooting death of an unarmed black teen

See the Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards

The American Music Awards honored the most popular acts of the year, based on polling data and chart performance. One Direction won Artist of the Year, while Taylor Swift received the Dick Clark Award for Excellence

Israel Advances Bill to Define as Jewish State

The Israeli Cabinet, backed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, on Sunday approved draft legislation to call Israel the nation-state of the Jewish people, a measure that critics say could further strain the state’s frayed relationship with its Palestinian population

Lisa Bonet Denies Slamming Bill Cosby on Twitter

A fake Twitter account tweeted out, “According to the karma of past actions, one’s destiny unfolds, even though everyone wants to be so lucky,” which was aimed at comedian Bill Cosby. Bonet’s manager has remarked that the actress does not use any social media

Ohio Cops Fatally Shoot 12-Year-Old

A boy who was shot by police on a Cleveland playground after officers mistook his replica airsoft gun for the real thing died on Sunday. Police said in a statement that an orange marker that typically appears on toy guns to distinguish them from real guns was missing

Voters Want ‘Fresh Start’ in 2016, Says Obama

President Barack Obama said in an interview aired on Sunday that voters will be looking for a “fresh start” as they go to the polls in 2016 to select his successor. “I think the American people, you know, they’re going to want — you know, that new car smell,” he said

D.C. Mourns ‘Mayor for Life’ Marion Barry

Washington D.C. is mourning former mayor Marion Barry, who died on Sunday at age 78. Barry served as the city’s second elected mayor from 1979 until 1991. In 1990, the FBI and Washington police busted him in a drug sting

Charge Filed Against Mom of Newborn Left in Drain

A 30-year-old Sydney mother has been charged with trying to kill her newborn son by abandoning him in a roadside drain for five days before passers-by heard his cries, police said on Monday. The baby was in serious but stable condition a day after he was found

Sting Joins Cast of His Own Show

Sting will take the leading role of the musical The Last Ship between Dec. 9 and Jan. 10 in a bid to boost failing ticket sales. The show, for which Sting wrote both music and lyrics, has been losing $75,000 a week since it premiered on Sept. 29

New Hunger Games Wins the Weekend Box Office

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 won not only the weekend box office but also the year: it had a stronger opening than any other film so far in 2014, beating out Transformers: Age of Extinction’s $100 million debut

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