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Photos: Protesters respond to Ferguson grand jury decision

Protesters vandalize a car outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photo by Jim Young / Reuters Protesters vandalize a car outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury returned no indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown on November 24. Show More Summary

Grand jury decides not to indict Darren Wilson in shooting death of Michael Brown

PBS Newshour will live stream the Ferguson grand jury announcement in the player above. A grand jury has decided not to indict the Missouri police officer whose August killing of an unarmed black teenager sparked months of protests. St. Show More Summary

Demonstrations nationwide planned following Ferguson grand jury announcement

Protests are expected around the country after the announcement from the St. Louis County prosecutor’s office on the grand jury’s decision involving police officer Darren Wilson. Protesters spread word of coordinated demonstrations nationwide...Show More Summary

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Ferguson grand jury announcement expected today

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency last week as Ferguson awaits the grand jury verdict in the shooting death of Michael Brown. In the image above, demonstrators in Clayton, Missouri protest on Nov 17. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images A St. Show More Summary

Turkey’s president says women not equal to men

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference after a meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, on Nov. 22. Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkish...Show More Summary

Talks to continue on limiting Iran’s nuclear program

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, French Foreign Minister...Show More Summary

Is the U.S. really facing a serious doctor shortage?

With growing health care demand, will the U.S. have enough doctors in the future? A doctor checks a patient during an examination at the St. John’s Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles, California, in Sept., 2013. Photo by Patrick T. Show More Summary

Watch LIVE: President Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, and 16 others

Watch the award presentations live at 2:15 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes actress Meryl Streep, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Show More Summary

St. Louis demonstrators say they’re marching for all victims of police shootings

Sunday night, protesters marched peacefully through several neighborhoods across St. Louis, as the national guard and police stood on standby. The demonstrators were anticipating a decision from the grand jury in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. Show More Summary

Nuclear forces commander denies counterfeiting casino chips

Rear Adm. Timothy Giardina is accused of counterfeiting casino chips to support a gambling habit. WASHINGTON — An admiral linked by Navy investigators to counterfeit casino chips has denied he played any role in making them. Investigation...Show More Summary

AP reports Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to resign today

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel hold a news conference at the Pentagon Oct. 30, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from President BarackShow More Summary

Health exchanges’ finances face test in second year

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The federal government shelled out billions of dollars to get health insurance marketplaces going in the 14 states that opted to run their own. Now they must act like true marketplaces and start paying for themselves. Under...Show More Summary

Will the last ‘Angola Three’ inmate be set free?

Louisiana’s attorney general voiced his disagreement on Friday with a court ruling that could lead to the release of an inmate who has spent 42 years in solitary confinement, Reuters reported. “We respectfully disagree with the Court’s...Show More Summary

Obama defends moves on immigration

HENDERSON, Nev. — President Barack Obama is shrugging off Republican criticism of his actions to lift the threat of deportation from millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States. In an interview broadcast Sunday on ABC’s...Show More Summary

US looking past Ebola to prepare for next outbreak

WASHINGTON — The next Ebola or the next SARS. Maybe even the next HIV. Even before the Ebola epidemic in West Africa is brought under control, public health officials are girding for the next health disaster. “It’s really urgent that we address the weak links and blind spots around the world,” Dr. Show More Summary

DC’s polemic former 4-term mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

Former Washington D.C. mayor Marion Barry attends a campaign rally for Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn with President Bill Clinton at Paschal’s on October 31, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Barry died on Sunday. He was 78 years old. Show More Summary

UVA suspends fraternities amid sexual assault allegations

Following a report in Rolling Stone magazine in which a student alleges she was gang raped in 2012, University of Virginia announced on Saturday the suspension of activities for the school’s fraternal organizations until Jan. 9. Credit:...Show More Summary

Fired nuke commander now linked to counterfeit poker chips

WASHINGTON — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press. Although Rear Adm. Show More Summary

Poll: Should retailers remain open on Thanksgiving?

Black Friday is coming early this year to retailers, as many plan to open on November 27, Thanksgiving Day. Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Over the past few years, Black Friday shopping sales have slowly crept into ThanksgivingShow More Summary

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