• 'Burn this b---- down!' Michael Brown's stepfather criticized for reaction to grand jury decision

    Michael Brown's stepfather is being criticized for inflammatory comments he made to a crowd of protesters shortly after learning of the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of his unarmed stepson.

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  • The Photos of Darren Wilson's Injury

    After killing Michael Brown, Officer Darren Wilson was seen in the emergency department at Christian Hospital in St. Louis. Some just-released photos taken at the time documented the extent of Wilson's injuries. The images were later presented as evidence to the grand jury. Wilson testified that…

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  • Michael Brown’s friend upset and angry that officer Darren Wilson walks free, vowing the ‘fight doesn’t stop here’

    Michael Brown’s friend says that he does not condone the violence or looting that broke out after a grand jury failed to indict officer Darren Wilson in the young man’s death, but that he understands where it comes from.

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  • Teen in crash that killed five enroute to Disney World avoids citation

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A careless driving citation against a Texas teenager at the wheel during a car accident that killed five members of his family as they traveled to Florida's Disney World will be dismissed, prosecutors said on Monday. The teenager, who has not been identified, was cited after…

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    Ferguson reaction on the front pages (13 photos)

    Months of tension erupted into rage after a grand jury declined to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown. Scenes from the streets of Ferguson, Mo., in the decision’s aftermath dominated front pages across the country: community members tearful and…

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  • Merkel hits diplomatic dead-end with Putin

    By Noah Barkin and Andreas Rinke BERLIN (Reuters) - After nine months of non-stop German diplomacy to defuse the crisis in Ukraine, Chancellor Angela Merkel decided in mid-November that a change of tack was needed. Ahead of a summit of G20 leaders in Australia, Merkel resolved to confront Vladimir…

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  • Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

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    The forgotten first president (Hint: It wasn’t George Washington)

    John Hanson was the first president of the first U.S. government under the Articles of Confederation

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  • Prioritizing healthcare overhaul was a mistake: Senate Democrat

    By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The No. 3 Democrat in the Senate said on Tuesday the Democratic Party had made a political mistake by pushing for Obamacare. New York Senator Charles Schumer, speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, said that after passing a stimulus package to…

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  • Cleveland police have video evidence of 12-year-old’s shooting death at the hands of an officer

    Cleveland police said they have video evidence of the moment that one of their officers fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice on Saturday. They expressed their condolences for the child’s family and promised a thorough investigation.

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  • Israeli police chief criticizes Jewish activists

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jewish activists bent on gaining greater access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site should not visit there, Israel's police chief said Tuesday.

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    Ferguson decision ignites more protests (43 photos)

    A grand jury declined Monday to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by a white officer sparked weeks of sometimes violent protests and exposed deep racial tension between many African Americans and police. Within minutes of the…

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  • China ships pay first post-Japan summit visit to disputed isles

    Chinese ships returned to territorial waters around islands at the centre of a dispute with Japan on Tuesday, the coastguard said, the first incursion since a Sino-Japanese summit aimed at reducing tensions. Three Chinese coastguard vessels sailed into the 12-nautical-mile zone around the…

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  • Putin's tiger the main suspect in mystery China goat deaths: Xinhua

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin is the main suspect in a series of goat deaths in China's northeast, state media reported Chinese local authorities as saying on Tuesday. Siberian tiger experts have pegged Ustin, one of three tigers…

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  • Giuliani slams 'racial arsonists,' calls Ferguson grand jury's decision 'correct'

    The former mayor of New York City said the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was "correct" — and the only one they could have reached in the racially charged case.

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  • 23 big Black Friday sales you can shop right now

    If you think we still have three days to wait before Black Friday 2014 kicks off, you haven’t been paying attention at all. The days of waiting for Thanksgiving to come and go before being able to take advantage of the huge savings associated with the biggest shopping day of the year are long gone.…

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    Who’s the king of the jungle? (22 photos)

    Not always the lion, Yahoo News Gordon Donovan learned on a trip to Namibia’s Etosha National Park last year. Donovan captured three young lions behaving more like scaredy-cats than fierce felines when they tried to join a group of elephants at a watering hole. At the end of the dry season in…

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