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Giuliani slams 'racial arsonists,' calls Ferguson grand jury's decision 'correct'
The former mayor of New York City said the grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer, Darren Wilson, in the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was "correct" — and the only one they could have reached in the racially charged case.
Chuck Hagel's resignation: strategic pivot or sacrificial lamb?
President Barack Obama's acceptance yesterday of the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel left little doubt that the administration wants to turn a page on a foreign and national security policy mired in crisis and controversy. Less clear is the internal role that Hagel played in crises ranging from the Islamic State to Ebola and what policy change the White House hopes to telegraph by pressuring him to resign...
Extremely rare for grand jury not to return indictment, statistics show
The grand jury's decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown was historic for many reasons, including the fiery protests that erupted in its wake. It was also historic in how rare it is for a grand jury not to return an indictment.
Residential building collapses in Cairo
Egyptian security search for survivors in the rubble of a building that collapsed in the Cairo suburb of Matariya, early Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Police officials say several people were killed. Building collapses are common in Egypt, where shoddy construction is widespread in shantytowns, poor city neighborhoods and rural areas. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Michael Brown's friend upset and angry that officer Darren Wilson walks free, vowing the ‘fight doesn't stop here'
Michael Brown's friend says that he does not condone the violence or looting that broke out after a grand jury failed to indict officer Darren Wilson in the young man's death, but that he understands where it comes from.
Protesters leave Ferguson in shambles
In this aerial photo, workers dig in the parking lot of a building Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo., after it was burned in overnight protests following a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown. Monday night's protests were far more destructive than any of those that followed Brown's Aug. 9 death, with more than a dozen businesses badly damaged or destroyed...
In Darren Wilson's words: Grand jury testimony gives first look at officer's fear before Michael Brown shooting
CLAYTON, Mo. — Michael Brown had the “crazy” look of a “demon” as he barreled toward Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the final moments of his life.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones wants potential Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at AT&T Stadium
Jerry Jones has no inside information. He says he isn't privy to any discussions, however serious they may or may not be, between the camps of Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather on the possibility of their long-awaited fight occurring in 2015.
Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress
Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday evening announced that he is reappointing Republican Trey Gowdy of South Carolina to head the Select Committee on Benghazi next Congress. The problem, however, is that by doing so, Boehner named a chairman to a panel that does not yet exist. Because the Benghazi committee is select and not permanent or standing, the House will have to vote again to re-create it when Congress returns for a new session in January...
Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson evidence photos
Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson at the hospital hours after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Released on November 24, 2014 as part of the evidence the grand jury considered. (St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office)  EDITORS NOTE:  DO NOT ALTER OR COLOR CORRECT
88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Santa Claus waves to the crowd aboard the Santa Sleigh float in the 88th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)
HP Sprout Review: You Have Never Touched a PC Like This
Let's just admit it: The desktop PC is fully baked. It's finished evolving in a meaningful way. We know what features it has and doesn't have. We no longer upgrade every other year to keep up with the latest advances; there are no advances worth upgrading to so often.
#StyleHack: A Simple Fix So You Can Eat More This Thanksgiving
I have never been shy about loving to eat, which I understand can be an oxymoron for a fashion person. But when it comes to the holiday season, I turn eating into a true participant sport.
Ferguson bakery owner raises $158,000 on GoFundMe page after riots
Natalie Dubose was beside herself after rioters targeted her small business in Ferguson. She has benefited from the generosity of people from across the country who donated money to get her back on her feet.
The New Yorker's Ferguson cover draws comparison to August newspaper cartoon
The New Yorker's Dec. 8 issue features a powerful cover illustration by Bob Staake of St. Louis' Gateway Arch, shown broken and divided by color — one side black, the other white.
Protesters force lockdown of City Hall in St. Louis
A protester is arrested outside City Hall Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in St. Louis. Several people protesting the Ferguson grand jury decision stormed into City Hall in St. Louis on Wednesday, leading police to lock down the building and to call in more than a hundred additional officers. At least two people were arrested after the incident, in which the protesters shouted "Shame, shame" while rushing into the building...
San Francisco to create amnesty pond for unwanted pet fish
The Presidio Trust plans on building an amnesty pond for unwanted pet fish so that Mountain Lake will be free of invasive species that prevent the reemergence of native wildlife.
Passengers push own plane to free it from ice in Siberia
After their Tupolev-134 plane got stuck in the ice, Russian oil workers got out to push until the aircraft could take off and send them home.
In executive 'amnesty' move, Obama pardons turkeys 'Mac' and 'Cheese'
President Barack Obama set aside matters like Ebola, the Islamic State, and the grim events in Ferguson for a moment on Wednesday in favor of the goofy annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon.
#Ferguson protests: Scenes from the demonstrations across the country
Thousands of people joined in protests aross the country on Tuesday, a day after a grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., decided not to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.
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