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Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Sparks Tumultuous Night And Day

In reaction to the grand jury's decision to file no charges in the Michael Brown case, protests continued on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo., and cities across the country.
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Ferguson Documents Focus On 90 Key Seconds

The prosecuting attorney in St. Louis County has released thousands of pages of documents from the Michael Brown case that offer differing accounts of the 90-second confrontation between Officer Darren Williams and Brown, which ended in Brown's death.
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Lions, Pianos And Boomboxes, Oh My: Movie Artifacts Hit The Auction Block

Bert Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from the Wizard of Oz, the piano from Casablanca, and Radio Raheem's boombox from Do the Right Thing are some of the pieces of Hollywood memorabilia that sold at auction Monday night in New York.
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Move Over Barbie, 'Frozen' Characters Are More Popular This Holiday Season

A National Retail Federation survey says 20 percent of parents plan to buy toys from the film Frozen for their daughters. As for boys, Legos are the most popular toy this holiday season.
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Missouri Governor Adds 'Significantly' To National Guard In Ferguson

"Last night, criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorized this community," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said, adding that there will be 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.
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Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.
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The Psychic Effects Of Seeing Police Everywhere In Ferguson

A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.
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Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.
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Ferguson Documents: The Physical Evidence

Officer Darren Wilson fired a total of 12 shots during his Aug. 9 encounter with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Of those, at least six hit Brown, killing him, evidence released Monday showed.
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Florida Woman In 'Stand Your Ground' Case Accepts Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and his two children in 2010. Under the plea deal, she will serve 65 more days.

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