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Seven police officers were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday, accused in the beating of a pro-democracy protester last month.Michael Forsythe and Austin Ramzy
A sloppy mix of rain and snow rolled into the Northeast on Wednesday just as millions of Americans began the big Thanksgiving getaway, grounding hundreds of flights and turning highways hazardous along the congested Washington-to-Boston corridor.Frank Eltman
Unidentified gunmen killed four health workers taking part in an anti-polio campaign in southwestern Pakistan on Wednesday, highlighting the challenge the country faces in stopping the spread of the virus.Salman Masood
Seven police officers were arrested in Hong Kong on Wednesday, accused in the beating of Ken Tsang, a social worker and pro-democracy protester last month. The officers, who were not identified, were arrested on charges of “assault occasioning actual bodily harm,” according to a police statement.Michael Forsythe and Austin Ramzy
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a procedure to place a heart stent this morning after doctors discovered blockage in one of her arteries, the high court announced.Christine Mai-Duc
Republican voters sure like nostalgia in their presidential candidates. A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday found Republicans "want 2012 presidential nominee Mitt Romney back in the game."David Lightman
Researchers have produced a clay-like substance with triple the electrical capacity of its predecessor, an advance that could affect renewable energy storage.Pete Spotts
Environmental and health advocates welcome a lower level for ozone found in smog. Industry officials say it would mean 'enormous costs' for the US economy and consumers.Brad Knickerbocker
Relative calm returned to the St. Louis region Tuesday night, but the situation remained tense and uncertain as people angry over a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager entered into renewed skirmishes with the police.John Eligon, Manny Fernandez and Jack Healy
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will enjoy smoked turkey, candied yams, and green beans, and mushrooms, all without gaining a single pound. Husna Haq


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