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"No Confrontations" in Ferguson as Arrests Plummet

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:44 PM

Mission to Rescue Foley, Others in Syria Failed: Officials

The U.S. tried to rescue slain journalist James Foley and other American hostages in Syria recently, but its mission failed, officials told NBC News, one day after video was released showing Islamist extremist militants beheading Foley and threatening another journalist's life. A Pentagon spokesman gave few details about the mission, but said that air and ground components were involved and that a specific captor network within ISIS was targeted. The rescue mission failed, however, because the hostages weren't where planners had thought, officials said. Read »
Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:30 PM

Protesters Hopeful Eric Holder Brings Peace to Ferguson

Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri are hopeful that Attorney General Eric Holder's visit will bring peace to the St. Louis suburb upended by the police killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown over a week ago, NBC News reported. On Wednesday, Holder met with with the family of Brown, along with the FBI, law enforcement officials, community leaders and local residents — a visit that followed 11 nights of protests. He also talked with Missouri Highway Patrol Captain Ron Johnson, who has become known for his efforts to bridge the gap between aggrieved protesters and local officials. Holder pledged a “fair and thorough” federal inquiry in a letter posted on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's website. Read »
Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 2:53 AM

Israeli Strike Destorys Gaza Building, Kills 6

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 7:13 PM

James Foley's ISIS Executioner May Be British

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:41 PM

Friend of Accused Boston Bomber to Plead Guilty Thursday

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 at 3:40 PM
 

We all need to thank the Browns for Michael. Because Michael's going to make it better for our sons to be better black men.  

— Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson whose agency is now in charge of security in Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed teenager Michael Brown was fatally shot by a policeman last week.
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2 Dead, 2 Hurt During Violent Night in Philly

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Experimental Drug Cures Ebola-Like Virus in Monkeys

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Giant Palestinian Flag Unfurled From Manhattan Bridge

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 9:12 PM

UPS: Hack May Have Exposed Customer Data at 51 Stores

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:42 AM

Thailand Junta Leader Voted Prime Minister

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:29 AM
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Dramatic Photos: Michael Brown Police Shooting Unrest

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Thursday, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:26 AM

More Charges Filed in Videotaped Beating

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 11:49 PM

Ex-Sheriff's Deputy Accused of Distributing Child Porn

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