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Wait for answers threatens fragile calm in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., might have simmered for a time, but the heat is rising again as residents lose patience with the government’s response to the…

Midday Roundup: Eastern Ukraine to get more freedom, but not a divorce

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Ukraine united. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko plans to present a bill to Parliament next week that will allow more autonomy in the eastern regions of…

Chicago tries to take the danger out of walking to school

By Emily Scheie
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Education | In 2009, 16-year-old Derrion Albert was on his way home from school in Chicago when he was caught in a brawl and beaten to death. A cell phone video of the…

New Orleans’ new identity, nine years after Katrina

By Susan Olasky
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Cities | On this day in 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast causing massive damage in Mississippi, Alabama, and Louisiana. In low-lying New Orleans,

What the river speaks

What the river speaks

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Cities | The danger of a once-productive waterfront—and nation—going idle

NYC recruits clergy to avoid another Ferguson

By Emily Belz
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Police | Mayor meets with religious leaders after an African-American man dies in a police chokehold

Houston anti-bias policy fight postponed until January

By Andrew Branch
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Religious Liberty | Houston’s controversial Equal Rights Ordinance will not be put to voters this year after an important deadline to get it on the November ballot passed…

What they’re really saying in Ferguson

By Nick Eicher
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Police | A walk down West Florissant reveals the hearts and minds of protesters and police

The police problem

By D.C. Innes
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Police | When I was a boy, they told us in school that a policeman is your friend. There are communities where that does not appear to be true. Those communities also…

National Guard summoned to Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Troops needed as confrontations escalate between police and protesters over the shooting of Michael Brown

A change of tone in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Police | Amid calls for more government accountability, Ferguson, Mo., police have named the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown on Saturday. Outside a…

Churches unite, call for peace in St. Louis

By Angela Lu
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Police | After the weekend shooting of an unarmed teen, each night has brought violence and rage

 
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