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Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:12 AM

#Ferguson Outrage and Debate Lights Up Twitter With 3.8M Tweets

As protesters took to the streets across across the country following a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, online debate about the case and the aftermath raged on social media. Twitter users sent more than 3.5 million tweets mentioning the Ferguson, Missouri, case by 11 p.m. CT on Monday. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Uncle Kills Niece for Listening to Loud Music, Pakistan Cops Say

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Michael Brown Family Lawyer: "The Process Is Broken"

An attorney for Michael Brown's family said the lack of indictment of the white police officer who fatally shot the teen in Ferguson, Missouri, is a sign that the legal proceedings were flawed, NBC News reported. “This process is broken. The process should be indicted," Benjamin Crump said at the Tuesday news conference. Meanwhile, Rev. Al Sharpton said of prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch: “I've never seen a prosecutor hold a press conference to discredit the victim." Michael Brown Sr. appeared at the news conference Tuesday wearing a T-shirt with the slogan, “No Justice No Peace,” but he did not speak. It was announced Monday night that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted over the shooting of the unarmed teen on Aug. 9, sparking violent protests and acts of civil disobedience in several U.S. cities overnight. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:38 AM

Dozens Killed Boko Haram Attack on Nigerian Market

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

Michael Brown's Mom "Shocked" by Lack of Indictment: Lawyer

A Missouri grand jury's decision against indicting the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson "absolutely shocked" the teen’s mother, an attorney for the family told “Today" on Tuesday. Benjamin Crump said Brown's mother Lesley McSpadden “believed that [Officer Darren Wilson] would at least be charged with something. She really had faith that the system would work for her child so she was profoundly disappointed as only a mother could be.” On Monday, the grand jury in St. Louis County decided against indicting Wilson, causing violent protests and acts of civil disobedience in several U.S. cities overnight. Read »
Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 6:18 AM

Yemeni Army Frees 8 Hostages Held by Al Qaeda

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 6:42 AM

Darren Wilson's Grand Jury Records Released

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 7:22 AM

Ferguson Officer Could Still Face Legal Action

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:58 PM

Photos: Officer Wilson After Michael Brown Shooting

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 10:09 PM

Obama Urges Acceptance of Ferguson Decision, Peaceful Protests

President Obama delivered a statement shortly after the grand jury decision was announced to not indict the Ferguson police officer who shot unarmed teen, Michael Brown. “We are a nation built on the rule of law so we have to accept this decision was the grand jury’s to make,” Obama said. He went on to say that local authorities should "show care and restraint" in dealing with demonstrators, and urged peaceful protests throughout the country. Read »
Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 9:53 PM

Ferguson Officer Wilson Thanks Supporters

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 9:28 PM

Winter Storm Set to Snarl Thanksgiving Motorists in Northeast

Meteorologists said early Tuesday that a winter storm was likely to hit the Northeast on a day when more than 46 million people across the nation were expected to hit the roads for Thanksgiving. Traffic-thwarting weather conditions are predicted for the most traveled day of the holiday week -- Wednesday. Snow and ice are in the forecast from New England to Georgia for Wednesday night, prompting winter storm watches in the region. "Travel is not going to be a lot of fun for people trying to get to grandma’s house on Wednesday," said a lead meteorologist at The Weather Channel. Airlines had already cancelled 164 flights for Wednesday, with the potential for even more cancellations and delays, according to Conditions may get even worse: Thursday could bring risky road conditions throughout the entire east coast, forecasters said. Read »
Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:27 PM

Phoenix Veterans' Hospital Chief Removed

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 5:01 PM

Conviction Overturned in Fatal Crash Linked to GM Recall

Monday, Nov 24, 2014 at 4:52 PM

For Ferguson Protesters and Cops, Fear Is Common Denominator

For Ferguson police officers, protesters and their families, fear is the common denominator ahead of the announcement of a grand jury's decision whether to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown. “For the first time since living here, we feel unwelcome,” said Ferguson resident Jamie Howard, whose husband, Robert, is a police officer in a nearby town. Another police officer, who is black, said that “people don’t trust law enforcement" in the wake of Brown's death. But some activists, like D. Hampton, are in hiding because "it’s not safe to go to stay with our family." Read »

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