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  • Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm

    Missouri racial unrest mounts; U.S. leaders call for calm
    U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago. The violence...
  • SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods

    SketchFactor app identifies 'sketchy' neighborhoods
    A new app uses crowd-sourced data to identify which neighborhoods can be considered "sketchy" or unsafe, but some people are saying SketchFactor may promote racial discrimination, according to PC Mag. Apple and Android users can download the app onto...
  • Missouri governor calls in National Guard after night of chaos; 1st autopsy of teen released

    Missouri governor calls in National Guard after night of chaos; 1st autopsy of teen released
    After a night of chaos in which police said they used tear gas to disperse crowds after some protesters fired guns and threw Molotov cocktails at police, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon early Monday signed an executive order directing National Guard troops to...
  • Group removes tweet comparing Michigan official to George Wallace

    A Twitter post made by a pro-charter lobbying group comparing Michigan schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan to iconic racist George Wallace has been removed after harsh criticism from social media users. On Thursday, the Great Lakes Education Project,...
  • Ask Amy: Man wants to reinvent his dating life

    Ask Amy: Man wants to reinvent his dating life
    Dear Amy: I am a 32-year-old male. I have been in a string of monogamous relationships for the past 18 years, the shortest of which was one year and the longest, ending in divorce two years ago, was 81/2 years. All of my relationships (5 in total) were...
  • 1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed

    1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed
    One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed after days of unrest after a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer. Scores of...
  • Counting Americans of Middle Eastern, North African descent

    WASHINGTON For many Americans, checking the right box on the U.S. Census form is a reflexive gesture, whether it's marking "black," "white," "Hispanic," "Asian," "American Indian" or all of the above. But for Americans of Middle Eastern and North African...
  • More violence in Ferguson as protesters defy curfew

    FERGUSON, Mo., Aug 17 - One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early on Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed following days of unrest over a black teenager being shot dead by a...
  • Mideast Romeo & Juliet? Arab-Jewish couple married amid turmoil in Israel

    Mideast Romeo & Juliet? Arab-Jewish couple married amid turmoil in Israel
    Sunday brought a different kind of pre-wedding jitters for one Israeli couple. Instead of fretting over hairdos and guest arrangements, Morel Malka and Mahmoud Mansour spent the morning of their wedding in court, trying to keep extremists from ruining...
  • Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

    Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town
    The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between blacks and whites. From...
  • Five things for Thursday, August 14

    Five things for Thursday, August 14
    Five things for today in Orlando and Central Florida: a judge issued a temporary injunction against a Planned Parenthood clinic; unrest in Ferguson, Mo. continues; and Internet-privacy device iCloak gets more support. 1. A judge has issued a temporary...