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Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to buildings in a night of rage against a grand jury's decision not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown....
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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US
People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb....
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Police order protesters off Ferguson streets
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Officers have ordered protesters off Ferguson streets after what had been several hours of largely peaceful demonstrations....
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Window washer fights for life after 11-story fall
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A 58-year-old window washer who fell 11 stories from a building onto a moving car is "fighting for his life" and opens his eyes when relatives speak to him, his family said Tuesday....
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Domestic violence in NYC reflects the world
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- New York City's legal counsel said Tuesday that police receive more than 770 reports of domestic violence every day - a figure the head of the U.N. women's agency said reflects what is happening in the world....
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Woman who faked son's cancer gets probation
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A suburban Denver woman who collected tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions after lying about her 6-year-old son having cancer was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation and 90 nights in jail....
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Arkansas, Mississippi gay marriage bans overturned
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas and Mississippi became the latest two states Tuesday to have their gay marriage bans overturned by federal judges, but there are no rushes to the altar as both orders are on hold so the states can consider appeals....
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Cleveland crowd protests over boy shot by police
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Several hundred people marched down an exit ramp and temporarily blocked rush-hour traffic on a busy freeway on Tuesday while protesting a police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had brandished a realistic-looking novelty gun....
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2 men charged with trying to support Islamic State
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before traveling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by authorities, according to a criminal complaint unsealed Tuesday....
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Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old....
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10 Things to Know for Wednesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:...
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Judge overturns Mississippi same-sex marriage ban
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- A federal judge has overturned Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage, but he is putting his order on hold for two weeks so the state can appeal....
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Ebola isolation at US base 'pretty much vacation'
HAMPTON, Va. (AP) -- With plenty of flat screen TVs, game nights and even an outdoor fire pit, life in isolation for members of the U.S. military who have returned from the Ebola mission in West Africa can look a lot like summer camp....
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Ohio attorney suspended over hypnosis allegations
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An attorney accused of hypnotizing women for his sexual pleasure was immediately suspended from practicing law by the state Supreme Court....
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Federal judge overturns Arkansas' marriage ban
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A federal judge struck down Arkansas' voter-approved gay marriage ban Tuesday but stopped any rush to the altar by putting her order on hold so the state can consider an appeal....
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