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Treatment For HIV Runs Low In U.S., Despite Diagnosis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says only a third of Americans infected with HIV have the virus under control. Most have been diagnosed, though that's less common among the young.
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Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.
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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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