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Thought Bubbles And One-Liners From An Ohio Classroom

Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.
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Ferguson Documents: Officer Darren Wilson's Testimony

Wilson told a grand jury in September that Michael Brown punched him twice in the face and "the third one could be fatal if he hit me right." The grand jury declined to charge him in Brown's death.
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Piano In 'Casablanca' Sells For $3.4 Million

The famous upright went to auction on Monday in New York. It came with a signed photograph of actor Humphrey Bogart who played Sam, and with the old wad of chewing gum found under the keyboard.
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Brown Family Attorney Condemns Grand Jury's Decision In Fatal Shooting

Attorney Benjamin Crump said the decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown showed the system is broken. The decision sparked protests.
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Ferguson Grand Jury Testimony Made Public

In compliance with Missouri's sunshine law, documents in the Michael Brown shooting case have been released — including the transcript of officer Darren Wilson's testimony and the coroner's report.
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Officer Fatally Shoots Cleveland Boy Brandishing Fake Gun

A Cleveland police officer shot and killed a 12-year-old boy who had an air pistol. It's not the first such death in the city in recent years, and it sparked a number of peaceful protests.
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White House To Find Successor To Defense Secretary Hagel

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced his resignation on Monday. He will stay on until his replacement is found. Why did Hagel resign, and what does it mean for the Obama administration's policies?
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Protests Rock Ferguson After Officer Isn't Indicted In Brown's Death

After the grand jury's verdict was announced on Monday, protesters took to the streets in the St. Louis suburb. The white police officer will not face charges in 18-year-old Michael Brown's death.
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Magazine Sheds Light On Allegations Of Rape Culture At UVA

In an issue of Rolling Stone, a female freshman said she was raped by seven men at the prestigious Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012. The University of Virginia's governing board meets Tuesday.
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Critics Say Obama's Immigration Plan Creates Path To Citizenship

Instead, it offers undocumented immigrants a deferral from the threat of deportation. David Greene talks to Dan Tichenor, author of Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America.

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