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  • Race, violence in Ferguson, Mo., cop killing play out on Main Street

    As it runs along the eastern edge of the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., Florissant Avenue resembles hundreds and perhaps thousands of commercial strips around the country. Five lanes wide, it is lined with fast-food restaurants, banks, pawnshops and...
  • Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots

    Rep. Bobby Scott speaks out on Ferguson riots
    U.S. Rep. Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, D-Newport News, signed a letter with two other lawmakers expressing concern about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting of an unarmed black teen by police. A national debate has emerged over the...
  • 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."...
  • Crowd rallies in St. Louis in support of Ferguson police officer

    ST. LOUIS About 150 people including law enforcement officers stood in front of a TV station in downtown St. Louis late Sunday afternoon to rally in support of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, the officer police say shot and killed Michael Brown,...
  • Dred Scott Decision Still Resonates Today

    News out of Ferguson, Mo., has been devastating. After unarmed teenager Michael Brown was killed by a police officer, local police responded to the community's demonstration of outrage with unprecedented force, using military-style weaponry to...