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1 hr ago | National Public Radio
There was nobody at the QuikTrip on Thursday - that's the gas station and convenience store that burned down on the first night of violent protests in Ferguson, Mo.
5 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.
5 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers
The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, acknowledging that tensions in nearby Ferguson have created a need for... The St. Louis police chief has released 911 audio, surveillance video and cellphone video of the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man, ... (more)
9 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Gov. Bobby Jindal's stance on Common Core standards has put him at odds with one of his longest political rivals - who is also his likely successor.
13 hrs ago | The Independent
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Both the county case and the federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown are expected to take time, as are basic answers about the circumstances that led to the black teenager's death Aug. 9. About two dozen people showed up Wednesday in front of the St. Louis County Courthouse to demonstrate against County Prosecutor ... (more)
Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer whose fatal shooting of Michael Brown touched off more than a week of demonstrations, suffered severe facial injuries, including an orbital fracture, and was nearly beaten unconscious by Brown moments before firing his gun, a source close to the department's top brass told FoxNews.com.
On Tuesday, August 19, Governor Jay Nixon called for the "vigorous prosecution" of Darren Wilson, the Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown last week.
A 23-year-old man brandishing a knife was shot and killed by a St. Louis police officer Tuesday afternoon, according to the St. Louis police department Police Chief Sam Dotson said via Twitter that an officer gave verbal commands, and both officers "feared for their safety" before firing their weapons.
American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.
The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.
They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.
The National Guard was sent in to Ferguson, Missouri on Wednesday. Thus far, it hasn't done much to quell tensions between police and protestors.
When racial tensions erupted midway through his first presidential campaign, Barack Obama came to Philadelphia to decry the "racial stalemate we've been stuck in for years."
FERGUSON, Mo. - Protests continued Monday night in Ferguson, Mo. with activities turning violent, including the shooting of two rioters.
Protests in Ferguson, Missouri, again turned violent over the weekend in response to the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was killed by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9. Unsurprisingly, a new Pew poll finds that race itself impacts reactions as to whether or not Brown's death "raises important issues about race or whether ... (more)
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 04:24 pm
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