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  • Some warn that Gov. Jay Nixon's curfew for Ferguson, Mo., may backfire

    In an unusual declaration for an American city, Gov. Jay Nixon imposed a midnight-to-5 a.m. curfew Saturday after fresh violence erupted here amid public anger over the shooting death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. The governor's...
  • Un herido de bala en enfrentamientos tras el toque de queda en Misuri

    FERGUSON Estados Unidos (Reuters) - Una persona fue herida por un disparo de bala y se encuentra en estado crítico y otros siete fueron arrestados en la madrugada del domingo en los enfrentamientos de Ferguson, Misuri, entre la policía y manifestantes que...
  • 1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed

    1 shot in Ferguson, Mo., after curfew imposed
    One person was shot and critically wounded and seven arrested early Sunday as police in Ferguson, Missouri, clashed with protesters when a curfew was imposed after days of unrest after a black teenager was shot dead by a white police officer. Scores of...
  • Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.

    Imposed curfew in effect in Ferguson, Mo.
    Rain did not deter hundreds of protesters, angry at the shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown a week ago, in Ferguson, Missouri from demonstrating in the streets Saturday night and early Sunday morning.  The state's governor, Jay Nixon, declared a...
  • March brings out hundreds hoping for healing, justice

    FERGUSON, Mo. The march began on Canfield Drive, where eight days ago an unarmed black teen was fatally shot by a white police officer. They gathered about noon Saturday, around a memorial in the middle of the road, a mix of teddy bears, candles,...
  • Witness records aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting

    Witness records aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting
    Kevin Seltzer sat on the carpet in his Ferguson apartment on Friday replaying videos of what he witnessed after his friend Michael Brown was shot. Seltzer, 30, lives at the Canfield Green apartments. He had seen Brown briefly before the 18-year-old left...
  • Aftermath of police shooting creates jarring image of suburban warfare

    FERGUSON, Mo. We have seen the riot police before. Their grim faces capped with helmets, their tough hands clenched around batons, their German shepherds growling and howling in a cloud of tear gas. We have seen them in South Central Los Angeles after...
  • Apple releases its first workplace-diversity report

    CUPERTINO, Calif. Apple's workforce may be 70 percent male and 55 percent white, but the company still managed Tuesday to hand in one of the most impressive diversity scorecards in Silicon Valley. In revealing for the first time the demographic breakdown...
  • Quincy Jones Sees Himself in Those He Helps Around the World

    Quincy Jones has been involved in so many causes, staged so many benefits and spearheaded so many initiatives, starting from the 1960s and continuing to the present day, that the word "philanthropist" often seems to be appended to his name just as often...
  • Gun violence denounced at 11-year-old's funeral

    Hundreds gathered Saturday at a west suburban church to mourn a little girl who fell victim to Chicago's streets even while staying off them. Shamiya Adams, the 11-year-old fatally shot July 18 as she made s'mores at a West Side sleepover, was remembered...
  • Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show

    Casey Kasem dies at 82; radio personality hosted Top 40 countdown show
    For decades, he was among the nation's best-known — and ubiquitous — radio personalities, hosting the weekend Top 40 programs that carried him "from coast to coast" and into the homes of millions of listeners eager to find out which pop song...
  • 14 wounded in overnight shootings

    14 wounded in overnight shootings
    A 17-year-old boy was critically injured in what may have been a drive-by shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood Friday evening, authorities said. Thirteen others were wounded across the city. The boy was shot in the back about 7:35 p.m. in the 5000...