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Protesters dwindle to small groups in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The throngs of protesters who overran Ferguson after the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case dwindled to just a few small groups as people began cleaning up this battered community and seeking something closer to a normal routine....

Ferguson fallout: Dozens arrested in Calif. unrest
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police in Oakland and Los Angeles arrested scores of demonstrators during a third night of unrest linked to the shooting protest in Ferguson, Missouri....

A glance at Ferguson: Then, now and the future
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- There were only scattered demonstrations around Ferguson during the third night of protests since a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old....

Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals
NEW YORK (AP) -- Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine were on the menu as friends and families gathered across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving....

Liver transplant recipient marks 25th anniversary
SEVERN, Md. (AP) -- Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants....

Lab-coated Muggles use Harry Potter to study brain
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Harry Potter swoops around on his broom, faces the bully Malfoy and later runs into a three-headed dog. For scientists studying brain activity while reading, it's the perfect excerpt from the young wizard's many adventures to give their subjects....

Ferguson grand jury papers full of inconsistencies
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all....

In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy
Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend....

Cosby testimony describes accuser's spiked story
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby testified under oath in 2005 that he gave the National Enquirer an exclusive interview about looming sexual-assault accusations by a Canadian woman against him in exchange for the tabloid spiking a second accuser's story....

Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the youngster would still be alive....

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