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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Officer in fatal Missouri shooting finds pockets of support

    FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - On the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, a community wracked by racial unrest, police officer Darren Wilson is vilified by protesters for shooting and killing an unarmed black teenager. Away from the front lines, however, a small...
  • NFL roundup: Browns pick Hoyer over Manziel

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Browns pick Hoyer over Manziel Brian Hoyer was named the starting quarterback of the Cleveland Browns for the regular-season opener Sept. 7 at Pittsburgh. First-year head coach Mike Pettine said Tuesday he needed more...
  • Holder visits Ferguson as grand jury hearings begin

    U.S. Atty. General Eric H. Holder Jr. visited Ferguson on Wednesday, meeting with students, community leaders and federal investigators as the St. Louis County prosecutor opened grand jury hearings in the fatal police shooting of unarmed 18-year-old...
  • Even Obama seems trapped by racial divide

     Even Obama seems trapped by racial divide
    Some of President Barack Obama's supporters sound notably disappointed by his third speech on the Ferguson, Mo., crisis. Too timid, they say. Ta-Nehisi Coates of The Atlantic: "Feel like he is utterly exhausted. Actually feel bad for him. Not...
  • 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...
  • Fixing Glitches In State's Anti-Racial Profiling System

    HARTFORD – The latest statewide data on Connecticut police traffic stops indicates that minorities are being stopped at rates higher than population statistics would suggest is normal. State officials are now crunching those numbers to determine...
  • Shelly Sterling regarding Donald: 'I couldn't believe that was him'

    Shelly Sterling regarding Donald: 'I couldn't believe that was him'
    When asked at the beginning of her testimony on Wednesday if she was separated from her husband Donald, Shelly Sterling chuckled and said, “Sort of.” It was a day of contradictions for the couple, who went from loving to fiery in a matter of...
  • Martin Dyckman: Times change, and politicians can also

    Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical. A wise man changes his mind often, a fool neverĀ -Spanish proverb. A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divinesĀ –...