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Grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A grand jury has reached a decision about whether to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown....

Timeline of events after death of Michael Brown
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A timeline of key events following the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson....

Key figures in the Ferguson, Missouri, shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A look at some of the key figures in the case of Michael Brown, the black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police officer in August - a death that stirred weeks of violent unrest in the St. Louis suburb....

Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A Missouri grand jury heard evidence for months as it weighed whether to indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown, which was followed by sometimes violent protests. Some answers to common questions about the grand jury:...

Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'
CLEVELAND (AP) -- 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, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday....

Rallies planned across US before Ferguson decision
Police departments in several major cities were bracing for large demonstrations as people across the country planned to hold protests even before they know whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer who killed a black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri....

Autopsy begins on Kansas woman found raped, burned
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- An autopsy has begun on a Kansas woman who died this weekend, days after she was sexually assaulted and set on fire in a Wichita park, a county official said Monday....

VA ousts hospital chief in Phoenix scandal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the troubled Phoenix veterans' hospital was fired Monday as the Veterans Affairs Department continued its crackdown on wrongdoing in the wake of a nationwide scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records covering up the delays....

GOP wisdom shifts on immigration
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) -- The conventional wisdom in the Republican Party is changing....

Pentagon chief Hagel stepping down under pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from outside about the administration's Middle East crisis management....

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Grand jury reaches decision in Ferguson shooting

Answers to questions about the Ferguson grand jury

4 women victims in serial killing case

Man whose murder conviction was overturned is free

Rallies planned across US before Ferguson decision

Missouri governor calls for peace in Ferguson

Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

Police: 1 suspect confessed to killing 5 women

Contrasting views persist on Marion Barry's legacy

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