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Streets of Ferguson stay calm after violent nights
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Ferguson's streets were peaceful for a third night as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.... 8/23/2014 3:33 AM

Questions, answers about Missouri grand juries
A grand jury is considering evidence to determine whether Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9.... 8/22/2014 7:14 PM

Thousands to march against NY chokehold death
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thousands of marchers are expected to protest the death of an unarmed black man who was placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.... 8/23/2014 1:59 AM

Police officer accused of sex assaults on patrol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- An Oklahoma City police officer arrested on charges of serial sexual assault preyed on women in the rundown neighborhoods he was assigned to patrol - picking some up off the street, pulling others over at traffic stops and in one case taking a woman to a nearby school, police documents show.... 8/23/2014 8:10 AM

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog
MILLS, Wyo. (AP) -- A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car for several hours.... 8/23/2014 1:23 AM

Mishaps prompt questions about Washington ferries
SEATTLE (AP) -- The green-and-white ferry pulled away from the docks and churned across Puget Sound, leaving behind Seattle's waterfront. Passengers stood in the breeze on the deck or gazed out of the windows at the distant, snow-covered bulk of Mount Rainier.... 8/23/2014 1:25 AM

Wash. flash floods, mudslides damage several homes
TWISP, Wash. (AP) -- An estimated 10 homes were damaged or destroyed and highways were blocked as heavy rains unleashed mudslides in an area of north-central Washington where hillsides have been left barren by wildfires.... 8/23/2014 3:38 AM

Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Friday to dismiss indictments against the Boston Marathon bombing suspect and put on hold further proceedings in the case over concerns about the process of selecting jurors in federal court.... 8/22/2014 8:46 PM

Parole denied yet again for John Lennon's killer
NEW YORK (AP) -- John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board, correction officials said Friday.... 8/22/2014 8:09 PM

Parents had hoped to negotiate with Foley captors
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- The parents of slain journalist James Foley said they regarded an email they received from his captors last week as a hopeful sign they could negotiate with the Islamic militants.... 8/22/2014 10:24 AM