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  • Violence erupts after grand jury declines to indict Ferguson officer

    A grand jury on Monday declined to indict a white police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man, unleashing angry protests by demonstrators who said the outcome proved the justice system’s failure to value the...
  • Mexican cartel leader kills self; bodies in grave not missing students

    The leader of a Mexican drug gang suspected in the disappearance of dozens of college students last month killed himself Tuesday after a gun battle with federal police, authorities said.  Mexico's attorney general later said that 28 bodies discovered in...
  • Michael Brown's father: 'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'

    Michael Brown's father: 'I don't want my son's death to be in vain'
    In a video address published Thursday, Michael Brown's father urged demonstrators to stay peaceful after a grand jury decides whether to indict the police officer who killed his unarmed 18-year-old son. "My family and I are hurting, our whole region...
  • Men and violence: Sizing up how men size up one another

    Men and violence: Sizing up how men size up one another
    Daniel Fessler is out at UCLA's Drake Track Stadium to do a bit of discreet academic observation. Spying, really, with a smidgen of fibbing. It's fall 2013. Headlines are fading about a Florida jury's acquittal of a neighborhood watch volunteer who...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mexican authorities say police shot, wounded German student

    Mexican authorities said Monday that police shot and wounded a university student in Guerrero state, where residents have been protesting suspected police involvement in the deaths and disappearances of dozens of college students last month. Officers in...
  • In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship

    In Xinjiang, China, journalists work in the shadow of censorship
    Uplifting propaganda posters touting President Xi Jinping's "China Dream" catchphrase are plastered across many cities in China these days. But throughout the country's westernmost province, an unrelenting series of billboards, red banners and spray-...
  • Amid protests, Hong Kong gets nicer

    Amid protests, Hong Kong gets nicer
    — In Hong Kong, business is king. Men in custom-made suits clog the streets; downtown is chock-a-block with financial institutions and luxury stores. Taxi drivers offer stock tips unbidden. As a result, many Hong Kongers viewed the student-led...
  • More Hong Kong protesters pour into streets as police pull back

    After a night of tense confrontations with pro-democracy protesters in which the streets of Hong Kong were filled with tear gas, police abruptly reversed course Monday and adopted a much more relaxed stance that allowed even bigger crowds to pour into...
  • There is no justice in prisons' race-based punishment

    The incident in 2006 was in some ways typical: A group of inmates at High Desert State Prison near Susanville attacked two corrections officers, and prison officials responded with a race-based lockdown, keeping African American prisoners confined to...