BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Best Buy site still down
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday has become the second wave the kick-off to the holiday shopping season, with stores opening earlier on Thanksgiving.
Ferguson protests move to retail stores
MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Dozens of people interrupted holiday shopping at major retailers around the St. Louis area late Thursday and early Friday to speak out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who shot and killed Michael Brown.
Second act of Black Friday shopping in full swing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stores are welcoming a second wave of shoppers in what has become a two-day kickoff to the holiday shopping season.
Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve
NEW YORK (AP) — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in anoter.
Immigrants' chances tied to their state's policies
PHOENIX (AP) — If Christian Avila lived a few hundred miles to the west, he would have a driver's license and qualify for in-state college tuition and a host of other opportunities available to young people granted legal status by President Barack Obama two years ago.
Growers grateful for higher Christmas tree prices
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Christmas trees likely will cost a little more this year, and growers like John Tillman say it's about time.
NY boys rescued from snow aided by air pocket
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow, New York police said Friday.
In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy
The two friends' morning intersected by chance in the parking lot of the Canfield Green apartment complex. Dorian Johnson had been up since 7 a.m. on this overcast August Saturday and after getting dressed, he was ready for a smoke — on any other morning a carefree ritual for easing into his day's outine in the St.
Woman hurt by rock dropped on car has 6th surgery
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio middle school teacher whose skull was crushed by a rock dropped onto her vehicle from a Pennsylvania overpass is recovering from her sixth surgery.
For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown's death — a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop.
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