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Dueling narratives in Michael Brown shooting

Dueling narratives in Michael Brown shooting

What really happened to Michael Brown?
Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops. Protest chants for justice for Michael Brown echo over from a block away.
St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

St. Louis police chief defends officers' action in fatal shooting of man

The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him. Less than 20 seconds after their arrival, the officers open fire, killing him.
Cotton Bowl Implements NFL Bag Policy

Cotton Bowl Implements NFL Bag Policy

It's that time again! Time for some foooootball!! And the Cotton Bowl is no stranger to pigskin rivalries like Grambling State University v. Prairie View A&M University. This year the showdown happens on September 27th!
Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

Wal-Mart slashes prices on 5S and 5C ahead of iPhone 6 launch

Attention Wal-Mart shoppers: iPhone prices are coming down.
Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

Report: James Foley's captors originally asked for huge ransom

The captors of American journalist James Foley originally demanded a ransom of 100 million euros ($132.5 million), the chief executive of a news website he worked for told The Wall Street Journal.
Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.
Buffett: 'We made a mistake,' will pay $900,000 settlement

Buffett: 'We made a mistake,' will pay $900,000 settlement

Warren Buffett says his firm made a mistake and will pay a nearly $900,000 settlement to the federal government.
Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America nears record settlement

Bank of America is on the verge of finalizing a deal with the government to pay more than $16.5 billion in what would be the biggest mortgage securities fraud settlement.
Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Twinkie bakery to close, putting 400 out of work

Just 13 months after Twinkies made their celebrated comeback to store shelves, one of the four bakeries that make the cream-filled treats is closing.
UK pledges money, asks for help in Ebola research, treatment

UK pledges money, asks for help in Ebola research, treatment

Researchers around the world are being asked to help stop the largest known Ebola outbreak in history.
Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

Marine charged in death of pregnant lover

Police in Anchorage, Alaska have arrested a California-based Marine suspected of killing his pregnant lover.

Vargas, others appeal to Obama administration on deportations

Filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas and 10 others asked the U.S. government on Wednesday to halt deportation proceedings against undocumented immigrants like themselves who have strong and productive ties to the United States.
Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

Officer suspended after pointing rifle at Ferguson protester

A police officer from St. Ann, Missouri, has been relieved of duty and suspended indefinitely after pointing an assault rifle at a protester, in Ferguson, the St. Louis County Police Department said in a statement.