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St. Louis braces for grand jury decision

By Lynde Langdon
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Race Issues | Officials prepare for riots as protestors vow to take to the streets as soon as the announcement is read

School shooter invited victims to lunch

By The Editors
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Shooting | Three students remain hospitalized in Washington state, including two of the shooter’s cousins

Midday Roundup: Autopsy suggests scuffle preceded Ferguson shooting

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Autopsy analysis. An article in today’s St. Louis Post–Dispatch claims Michael Brown, the unarmed teen shot in Ferguson, Mo., in August, may have gone for…

Midday Roundup: What’s happened to North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Missing man? North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hasn’t been seen in public for more than a month, and analysts are scrambling to figure out…

Midday Roundup: Flights still sluggish after sabotage in Chicago

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Air traffic jam. Flights in and out of Chicago are still being cancelled or delayed after a worker set fire to an air-traffic control center there on Friday.

Midday Roundup: Ferguson police chief apologizes publicly

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Showing remorse. The chief of police in Ferguson, Mo., apologized today to the family of slain teenager Michael Brown and to protesters who demonstrated…

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: Comedy pioneer Joan Rivers dies at 81

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Queen of Mean. Joan Rivers died Thursday in New York City of complications from throat surgery. She was 81. The acerbic comedienne made a 40-plus year career…

Houses divided

By Jamie Dean
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Police | A history of police violence brings police killing in Ferguson to national attention, even as black-on-black murders in far greater numbers remain local…

Tinder for the explosion in Ferguson

By Lynde Langdon
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Education | A battle over a failing school district helped stoke the fires of racial tension that engulfed North County, Mo., after Michael Brown’s death

Keepers of the peace or public safety threat?

By Michael Cochrane
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Police | The recent images of battle-dressed police officers atop armored vehicles confronting protesters in Ferguson, Mo., have ignited a concern smoldering for…

Midday Roundup: U.S. tried to rescue ISIS captives earlier this summer

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Secret mission. The White House acknowledged yesterday that it tried and failed to rescue journalist James Foley and other American hostages held by ISIS…

 
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