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  • Police body cameras a game-changer?

    Police body cameras a game-changer?
    With protests across the country fueled by police killings such as the ones in New York City and Ferguson, Mo., two groups often at odds — law enforcement officials and civil rights advocates — are beginning to see body cameras as a way to settle allegations of misconduct by officers.
  • Hong Kong's Occupy leaders surrender as pro-democracy protests wither

    Hong Kong's Occupy leaders surrender as pro-democracy protests wither
    Leaders of Hong Kong's Occupy Central movement surrendered to police Wednesday for their role in democracy protests that the government has deemed illegal, the latest sign the civil disobedience campaign may be running out of steam. Three founders...

    Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance

     Riot damage to Ferguson businesses could be covered with insurance
    The images were inescapable: businesses in Ferguson, Mo., damaged or destroyed by rioting in the wake of the Michael Brown grand jury decision. What happens now to those livelihoods? Small-business owners who had what are commonly called a "business...

    Hong Kong protesters, facing divisions, wait for police to act

    HONG KONG They captured the world's attention and defied skeptics who doubted they could stand up to Beijing for long. Now, after 52 days, the students and other pro-democracy protesters who have occupied Hong Kong streets can't seem to agree how to...

    Awaiting Ferguson grand jury, activists practice protest tactics

    Awaiting Ferguson grand jury, activists practice protest tactics
    In a former union hall in downtown St. Louis, about 100 activists formed a rough circle and, at the instruction of organizer Michael McPhearson, crossed the room wading through a crowd of people going the opposite way. "How hard was that? How much harder...