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(Ferguson, MO) -- The mayor of Ferguson, Missouri James Knowles says Officer Darren Wilson remains on administrative leave following the grand jury's decision to not indict him for the shooting death of Michael Brown. The decision Monday night led to outrage by protestors and...
(Undated) -- Veteran newsman and author Mark Whitaker says he was wrong not to address the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby in his new biography about the comedy legend. Whitaker tweeted his mea culpa Monday in response to a column by David Carr of "The New York...
(Washington, DC) -- The DC-based Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good calls it a time of great national pain, following last night's grand jury decision in Missouri. Senior fellow Christopher Hale says the nation needs to work harder to end distrust based on skin color. The...
(Jennings, MO) -- The Governor of Missouri is being criticized for not being prepared for the destruction that hit Ferguson last night. Former Ferguson Mayor Brian Fletcher is calling for Governor Jay Nixon to resign, saying more National Guard members should have been sent to...
(Annapolis, MD) -- Maryland's governor could be opening up the western part of the state to fracking. Outgoing Governor Martin O'Malley says he'll propose strict environmental rules next month under which energy companies can use hydraulic fracturing to drill for natural gas...
(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby insists there is no connection between Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's announced resignation and the evolving U.S. strategy against ISIS. Kirby told a briefing that Hagel will continue working on the agenda that he established...
(St. Louis, MO) -- Reverend Al Sharpton is calling for peaceful protests to express frustration over a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who killed an unarmed teen. Sharpton says those who reacted to Monday night's announcement with violence have soiled the...
(New York, NY) -- The jury decision is in the books and Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in connection with the August shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown. Former prosecutor John Bicks says the grand jury was the right way to handle...
(Ferguson, MO) -- A grand jury's decision not to indict the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown is bringing angry protests to cities across the nation. In Oakland, California for example, about two thousand people gathered in the downtown area...