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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.... 11/26/2014 8:10 AM

Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.... 11/26/2014 7:17 AM

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown spoke publicly for the first time about the confrontation, and for the second straight night crowds poured into the streets of Ferguson to protest a grand jury's decision not to indict him.... 11/26/2014 11:16 AM

Grand jury focused on key fatal Ferguson 'tussle'
FERGUSON, Missouri (AP) -- Some witnesses called it a tussle. Others described it as a tug-of-war. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson testified that they were fighting over his handgun.... 11/26/2014 12:21 AM

Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.... 11/26/2014 11:16 AM

Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old.... 11/26/2014 2:21 AM

Obama: No excuse for violent, destructive protest
CHICAGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama sharply rebuked protesters Tuesday night for racially charged violence in Missouri, saying there was no excuse for burning buildings, torching cars and destroying other property after a grand jury declined to indict the white police officer who shot a black teenager.... 11/25/2014 11:41 PM

Black Friday gun buys test background check system
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) -- Black Friday isn't just when shoppers rush to stores for holiday sales. It's also one of the busiest days of the year for gun purchases.... 11/26/2014 10:26 AM

Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland police are ready to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun.... 11/26/2014 11:00 AM

Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals.... 11/26/2014 3:45 AM