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Law enforcement officers watch on during a protest on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 18. Demonstrators stand in the middle of West Florissant as they react to tear gas fired by police Aug. 18 during ongoing protests in reaction to the shooting of teenager Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Police say they came under heavy gunfire and arrested 31 people during another night of racially charged protests in Ferguson, Missouri, sparked by the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen.
It was another long, bad night in Ferguson, Missouri, where protests over the killing of 18-year-old Mike Brown by police officer Darren Wilson continued for the ninth straight day.
Sen. Claire McCaskill says she'd like to move the ongoing and frequently violent protests in Ferguson to public space that is away from the business district: "Maybe we can move it to some green space and do some kind of just minimal screening to make sure guns are not going in," McCaskill told MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Tuesday.
Pace University forced the victim of an alleged sexual assault into an investigation, found the alleged rapist not responsible without saying why, and then attempted to require both students to attend a program on alcohol and date rape, a complaint filed with the Education Department claims.
In particular, a flurry of policy discussions is focusing on the startling level of force and military-style weaponry used by local police in responding to public demonstrations following the death Aug. 9 of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
President Barack Obama speaks about developments in Iraq and civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, from the White House in Washington, August 18, 2014.
On "Morning Edition," NPR's Laura Starecheski has a superb piece this morning on the power that peer groups can exert in interrupting the cycle of sexual violence on the college campus.
Gov. Jay Nixon is criticizing the "over-militarization" of the police response to protests that have been spurred by the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and curfew in Ferguson, Mo., on Saturday, following nights of protests after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 07:49 am
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