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Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

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There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black m... Full Story

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    ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta hospital where two American aid workers were brought after getting infected with the Ebola virus will hold a news conference to discuss their discharge.

  • Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes
    Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes

    There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.

  • Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
    Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

  • Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
    Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his jo.

  • Slain American journalist remembered as driven
    Slain American journalist remembered as driven

    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.

  • California drought stings bees, honey supplies

    LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) — California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

  • Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend
    Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend

    BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.

  • Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea
    Texas Gov. Perry formally enters not guilty plea

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has formally pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of leveraging his power to try to oust a Democratic district attorney convicted of drunken driving, according to court documents obtained Wednesday.

  • Former Va. governor to address marriage at trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will answer questions about the state of his marriage when his public corruption trial resumes in federal court in Richmond.

  • High court blocks same-sex unions in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.

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