MANCHESTER, Mo. — Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early today to speak out about a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
FERGUSON, Mo. — He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn’t match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict a white Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old.
CLEVELAND — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground. Video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.
FERGUSON, Mo. — Smoke billowed from burned-out buildings and sidewalks were strewn with broken glass today after Ferguson erupted over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the killing of unarmed black 18-year-old Michael Brown.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University’s library early today before police killed him was a lawyer and alumnus from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.
Marking a major breakthrough in the mystery of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded in the world’s oceans, scientists believe they have found the cause of a disease that has killed millions of starfish since last year along California and the Pacific Coast.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader today, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen seats in the chamber.