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Sharpton: Something is wrong, US needs to be fixed
The Rev. Al Sharpton says the country needs to come to terms with the fact that something is wrong in America, in the wake of the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
Brown's cousin: 'Enough of the senseless killings'
Relatives of 18-year-old Michael Brown called on those attending his funeral to push for change and help end "the senseless killings."
Michael Brown's family prepares to lay him to rest
After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest.
Attorney General Holder to travel to Ferguson
Attorney General Eric Holder is expected to travel to Ferguson, Missouri to meet with the FBI and other officials ...
Hundreds line up for Michael Brown funeral
Hundreds of people are gathering to say goodbye to Michael Brown, who was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer earlier this month.
Ferguson students return to school after shooting
More than 11,000 students in the St. Louis suburb where a white police officer killed an unarmed black 18-year-old returned to school Monday after more than a week of missed classes.
Missouri inmate executed for killing neighbor
A Missouri inmate has been put to death for raping and killing a neighbor in 1995, the first lethal injection in the U.S. since an execution in Arizona went awry last month.
Police, protesters again clash outside St. Louis
Police in riot gear fired tear gas to try to disperse a crowd in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager had been fatally shot by a police officer over the weekend.
Missouri to execute man convicted in 1995 killing
The U.S. Supreme Court is weighing whether to intervene in the scheduled Missouri execution of an Illinois man condemned to death in the 1995 killing of a suburban St. Louis college student.
Ferguson seeks answers after fatal police shooting
Nights of unrest have vied with calls for calm in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was killed by police, while the community is still pressing for answers about the weekend shooting.
Racial tensions are not new in St. Louis suburb
Racial tensions have run high for decades in Ferguson, Missouri, a former railroad town that was once a mostly white St. Louis suburb until demographic changes sent many families packing for more distant communities.
Kansas Senate race headlines 4-state primary day
Incumbent lawmakers in Kansas, Michigan and Missouri are trying to fend off primary challengers while voters in Washington state are considering a replacement for a two-decade veteran.
Gov. Bryant Named Delta Regional Authority State Co-Chair
Gov. Phil Bryant has been named 2014 state co-chairman for the Delta Regional Authority (D.R.A.). Bryant assumed the role on Saturday during the D.R.A.’s annual Governors Quorum Meeting and replaces outgoing state co-chairman Missouri Governor Jay Nixon.
FBI opens investigation into Missouri police shooting
The FBI has opened an investigation into possible civil rights violations arising from the shooting of an unarmed man by a suburban St. Louis police officer.
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