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  • 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...
  • Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.

    Thanksgiving holiday quiets protests in Ferguson; 7 arrested in N.Y.
    Protest activity outside Missouri seemed to surpass the number of demonstrations in this St. Louis suburb where the Thanksgiving holiday and cold weather continued to keep tensions below the boil after a grand jury decided not to indict a white police...
  • Shannon Frystak: What Ferguson riots say about race relations in America

    Shannon Frystak: What Ferguson riots say about race relations in America
    I was in Atlanta last weekend for the annual Southern Historical Association meetings, a city brimming with a rich historical past, from events of the Civil War to the civil rights movement, and, notably, the home of Martin Luther King Jr. On Saturday...
  • Ferguson police block clean-up brigade from entering damaged area

    Ferguson police block clean-up brigade from entering damaged area
    A group of people in Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday attempted to enter a main thoroughfare of the St. Louis suburb to clean up stores damaged in this week's racially charged rioting but a line of police blocked them from entering the area. West Florissant...
  • Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities

    Calm comes to troubled Ferguson; protests dwindle in other cities
    Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager....
  • 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...
  • Hong Kong street clashes erupt despite scheduled talks

    Hong Kong street clashes erupt despite scheduled talks
    Violent clashes erupted in Hong Kong early on Sunday for a second night, deepening a sense of impasse between a government with limited options and a pro-democracy movement increasingly willing to confront police. The worst political crisis in Hong...