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Blog Post Archive

Court: No promise Ferguson grand jury evidence will be made public

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Demonstrators and Michael Brown's family have denounced the secrecy of the process.

Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's decision

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Daniel Wallis and Ellen Wulfhorst FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer. Show More Summary

Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the nation's most promising black politicians. Show More Summary

Obama: Americans want 'new car smell' in 2016

3 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

President Barack Obama says voters want a 'new car smell' in the 2016 White House race and that Hillary Rodham Clinton would be 'a great president.'

Flooding could follow heavy snow in western New York

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet of snow.

Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio officer

6 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer.

A way for GOP to defuse immigration issue?

12 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing population of Hispanic voters may find a playbook in Colorado.

Putin says Russia is not isolated over Ukraine crisis: TASS

12 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin denied Moscow would be isolated internationally over the Ukraine crisis and said Russia's economy would not be the only one to suffer from Western sanctions and falls in oil prices and the rouble. Show More Summary

Afghan parliament approves US, NATO agreements

15 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliament approved agreements Sunday with the U.S. and NATO allowing international troops to remain in the country past the end of this year amid a renewed offensive by Taliban militants.

Barricades go up in St. Louis County as decision looms

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

On Saturday, grand jury watch started to feel more like a hurricane watch here in the heart of St. Louis County. Workers scrambled Saturday morning to barricade police headquarters and other government buildings, residents grabbed supplies at a corner store and some shop owners finished boarding up windows.

'Moment of truth' nears in Iran nuclear talks

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Iran and world powers still appeared a long way off from a nuclear deal late Saturday with US Secretary of State John Kerry and officials on both sides warning of major gaps two days before a deadline. Kerry, who on Friday postponedShow More Summary

Missouri town on edge awaiting grand jury decision on police shooting

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Daniel Wallis FERGUSON Mo (Reuters) - An uneasy quiet settled over Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday evening after another day without a decision from a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting a black teen. Show More Summary

Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

23 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

St. Louis County fortifies police headquarters before Ferguson grand jury ruling

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

On Saturday, grand jury watch started to feel more like a hurricane watch here in the heart of St. Louis County. Workers scrambled Saturday morning to barricade police headquarters and other government buildings, residents grabbed supplies at a corner store and some shop owners finished boarding up windows.

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. Show More Summary

Kerry says gaps remain in talks about Iran's nukes

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warned of "serious gaps" in talks about a nuclear deal with Iran, but as Monday's deadline approached his German counterpart said Tehran and six world powers have "never been closer" to agreement since they started negotiating more than six years ago.

Ebola death toll rises to 5,459 - WHO

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll in the Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,459 out of 15,351 cases identified in eight countries by the end of Nov. 18, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. The figures showed an increase of 39 recorded deaths and 106 new cases since those issued on Wednesday. Show More Summary

Police: Al-Shabab militants kill 28 in Kenya bus

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Al-Shabab militants from Somalia hijacked a bus in Kenya's north and killed 28 non-Muslims on board after they had been singled out from the rest of the passengers, police officials said Saturday.

Florida crowd cheers comedy from embattled Cosby

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — As Bill Cosby's standup tour crumbled with cancellations, the embattled entertainer joked about his usual subjects of family, wives and childhood Friday to a cheering audience that greeted him with a standing ovation as he took the stage and another when he finished.

Where is Darren Wilson?

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

The Ferguson police officer remains out of sight as the grand jury decision looms.

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