Washington Post -
MOSCOW - The Kremlin sharpened its accusations Wednesday in the wake of Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane, as Moscow's top diplomat called the incident a “planned provocation” that has dealt a blow to already fragile relations with NATO.
Los Angeles Times -
Protesters take to the streets after the release of a video showing Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Paris (CNN) French authorities working to dismantle the terrorist network behind the Paris attacks say another attack could have been hours away when police closed in on the suspects' hideaway last week.
St. Louis Rams third-year wide receiver Stedman Bailey was shot Tuesday night and is in critical but stable condition in a Florida hospital.
Americans trying to get out of town for Thanksgiving face more intense screening, longer security lines and a scary global warning from the State Department - but many say fears of terrorism won't keep them grounded.
New York Times -
NAIROBI, Kenya - Pope Francis wants to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to an Africa torn by extremist violence, but security concerns are so high that he might be forced to make changes to his itinerary for the final leg of the trip.