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  • Drunk commuter stabs three men on New York City subway platform

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A drunken commuter stabbed and wounded three men with a knife as he got off a subway train arriving at New York's Grand Central Terminal early on Saturday morning, police said. Ivan DeLeon, 38, got into a dispute after a bumping into...
  • Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns

    Police departments weigh in on use of military-type gear and guns
    Beginning last Saturday, and then for several nights in a row, the image of Ferguson, Mo., police officers in camouflage pointing high-caliber rifles from armored vehicles at unarmed protesters was inescapable. Seeing that much military-grade equipment,...
  • Rick Perry on 'Fox News Sunday'; Missouri governor on 3 shows

    The Sunday morning guest list: Gov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., will discuss the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown and the Ferguson protests on NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union." Gov. Rick Perry, who was...
  • Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide

     Ferguson and our stubborn racial divide
    Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964. Back then, it was reasonable to expect that by 2014, America would be a fully integrated nation in which equality prevailed. But as the events in Ferguson,...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • 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...
  • ALS Bucket Challenge: Internet Phenomenon Raises Millions

    Almost all of our social media pages have been deluged lately with videos and pictures of friends, family and random celebrities dumping buckets of ice-cold water over their heads. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began as a way to raise money and awareness...
  • Robbery matters little in shooting death of Michael Brown, experts say

    Robbery matters little in shooting death of Michael Brown, experts say
    The fact that Michael Brown was a suspect in a strong-arm robbery that happened moments before he died should do little to quiet critics who have wondered why a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed the unarmed 18-year-old last week, law...
  • Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine

    Greenberg Was Sued Many Times; Says Litigation By Tenants, Others Was Routine
    Mark Greenberg, the real estate multimillionaire who's challenging first-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty in the 5th Congressional District, has been sued dozens of times in claims ranging from injuries due to falls in his buildings, his alleged...
  • Controversial circumcision technique likely route of herpes transmission

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – - Despite a move away from the practice in the mid-1800's, some strictly Orthodox Jews still use their mouths to suck the site of circumcision during a bris. According to a new assessment, this practice was the likely...
  • Some cities question benefits of free U.S. military gear

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle seemed like a useful piece of equipment for the Albuquerque Police Department - at least at first. But less than a year after the hulking tactical vehicle arrived from the U.S. Defense...