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  • Amnesty International report details alleged 'abuses' by Ferguson police

    ST. LOUIS A report released Thursday by Amnesty International details several alleged "human rights abuses" by police during street protests that erupted after the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson. The...
  • West Virginia University expels 3 after weekend disturbances

    West Virginia University on Thursday expelled three students who were charged with the most serious offenses following Saturday's riots, and more expulsions and disciplinary actions are possible, university officials said. University President E....
  • Everton tell fans to avoid Lille city centre after clashes

    PARIS (Reuters) - Everton asked fans to avoid the centre of Lille on Thursday after clashes between supporters of the Premier League club and the police ahead of a Europa League Group H game on Thursday. Dozens of anti-riot police used teargas and...
  • Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot

    Autopsy of slain Missouri teen shows close-range gunshot
    (Reuters) - The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer in August set off protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch...
  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished
    In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning's dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev's October palace. Higher up the hill stood the seats of Ukrainian government, defended by thousands of police. Below lay...
  • How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students

    How our drug and gun habits tie in with the 43 missing Mexican students
    By now, unfortunately, we’ve become inured to reports of violence among Mexico’s brutal drug gangs, from the murderous border town of Nuevo Laredo to the gruesome killing zones of Guerrero state, near Acapulco. But the reports over the past...
  • The Week in Pictures | Oct. 13–19, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. We begin in Liberia, where health workers at Doctors Without Borders talk with Ebola patients in the high-risk area of the ELWA 3 Ebola treatment center. The World Health Organization says that...
  • Pictures in the News | October 17, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Europe, where Italian riot police in Turin use tear gas during clashes with demonstrators in Turin, who were protesting a European jobs summit. Also in Italy, School children paint a car wreck during a performance...
  • Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes

    Hong Kong crisis deepens after weekend clashes
    A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong on Monday as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police. Dozens of people were...
  • Riot breaks out at New Hampshire pumpkin festival

    It wasn't the pumpkins they were smashing. A quaint pumpkin festival in New Hampshire ended with tear gas, street fires and at least one flipped car on Saturday as mobs of college students and young people turned parts of the town of Keene into a free-...
  • Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks

    Hong Kong students, government stand their ground before talks
    Hong Kong students and the government stood their ground on Monday ahead of talks aimed at defusing more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have blocked traffic around the Chinese-controlled city, but expectations of a breakthrough were low....