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  • U.S. farmers fight poisonous wheat fungus with cleaning, waiting

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dave Wiechert of Nashville, Illinois, does good business most years cleaning seed for farmers in preparation for planting season. But this year, Wiechert is doing big business after harvest: cleaning fungus off wheat so farmers can...
  • Dozens at Lake Eola protest police brutality after death of Missouri teen

    Dozens at Lake Eola protest police brutality after death of Missouri teen
    Wearing red bandannas around their arms and carrying signs that said "Stop institutional racism," about 50 people gathered at Lake Eola Park in downtown Orlando to protest police brutality and the death of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson,...
  • Protesters rally in Orlando over Ferguson shooting

    Protesters rally in Orlando over Ferguson shooting
    Sheena Meade is living in fear. The 32-year-old Seminole County mother said the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., could've happened to one of her four sons. She was among the dozens who gathered Saturday afternoon in...
  • Some warn that Gov. Jay Nixon's curfew for Ferguson, Mo., may backfire

    In an unusual declaration for an American city, Gov. Jay Nixon imposed a midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew Saturday after fresh violence erupted here amid public anger over the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. The governor's...
  • National Guard to help restore calm in Ferguson

    FERGUSON, Mo. Just moments after Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ronald S. Johnson announced early Monday that new security steps were planned in Ferguson that would not include National Guard troops, Gov. Jay Nixon announced that he was activating those...
  • Private autopsy says Brown shot 6 times; Holder orders third autopsy

    The U.S. Department of Justice will conduct a third autopsy of Michael Brown, whose shooting death by a Ferguson police officer touched off a week of volatile protests that boiled over for another night late Sunday. Meanwhile, a private autopsy requested...
  • Missouri police killing highlights broader problem

    Do police officers have an existential fear of black men? It's quite clear that black men have an existential fear of the police. I fear police officers, even though I've never been to jail or arrested, and even though I have family and friends who are...
  • Autopsy finds unarmed teen killed by police was shot six times: NYT

    (Reuters) - A preliminary private autopsy report found that Michael Brown, the black teen killed by a police officer in the suburban St. Louis city of Ferguson, was shot at least six times, the New York Times reported on Sunday night. Citing Dr....
  • Hundreds protest police shooting of unarmed black man in California

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - About 500 people protested outside Los Angeles police headquarters on Sunday over the shooting death of an unarmed black man in California as disturbances continued in Missouri over the police killing of a black teenager there last...
  • Missouri police say used tear gas to quell coordinated violence

    (Reuters) - Police in Ferguson, Missouri said they faced coordinated attacks, including gunfire and Molotov cocktails, during protests over the shooting of a black teenager on Sunday, and defended their use of tear gas to try and quell the violence....
  • Climate change reflected in altered Missouri River flow, report says

    Montana farmer Rocky Norby has worked the land along the Missouri River for more than 20 years, coaxing sugar beets and malted barley out of the arid ground. "Every year it gets worse," he said. "There's not enough water to get through our pumps."...