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Ferguson gives thanks after a quiet night
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday, decorating boarded-up storefronts and gathering for church services and turkey giveaways in marked contrast to the previous days' outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.... 11/27/2014 6:55 PM

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Thanksgiving started quietly in Ferguson, following protests Wednesday night that drew the smallest crowd since a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old.... 11/27/2014 6:57 PM

Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.... 11/27/2014 5:15 PM

Millions expected to shop on Thanksgiving
NEW YORK (AP) -- Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.... 11/27/2014 5:34 PM

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.... 11/27/2014 4:10 PM

Evangelicals with gay children challenging church
Rob and Linda Robertson did what they believed was expected of them as good Christians.... 11/27/2014 7:00 PM

LAPD: All arrested in protests released by dinner
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Police Department says demonstrators who can't make bail after being arrested during Ferguson protests will be released in time for Thanksgiving dinner.... 11/27/2014 8:06 PM

Obama's action fuels worry about immigration scams
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Advocacy groups barely waited for President Barack Obama to finish speaking about sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system to start warning about scams.... 11/27/2014 2:46 PM

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary
SEVERN, Md. (AP) -- Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.... 11/27/2014 6:22 PM

In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy
Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend.... 11/26/2014 11:39 PM