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Study Shows Sharp Racial Divide In Reaction To Ferguson

A recent study by the Pew Research Center finds that there are stark racial divisions in reactions to the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.
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A Milestone Marked In Disposal Of Syria's Chemical Weapons

President Obama has announced that the U.S. has completed disposal of the most sensitive parts of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal. The successful disposal is an impressive technical achievement, but serious questions remain about the regime's use of chemical weapons.
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Think Tank Apologizes For 'Unconscionable' Tweet To Amnesty

The Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington said an intern had accidentally used the organization's account to respond to a tweet from Amnesty International.
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To Fight Inflation, Forget The Barbecue And Just Go For A Drive

Food prices are higher at the grocery store this summer, thanks to drought in Texas and California. But at least the drive to the store won't cost as much: Gasoline prices have been falling lately.
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In Ferguson, Mo., A City Meets The Spotlight

To locals, Ferguson is part of St. Louis, not a separate place. And as residents wonder whether or when their lives will return to normal, the question remains: What will they do after it does?
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Wreck Of World War II-Era U.S. Ship Dubbed 'Galloping Ghost' Is Found

The USS Houston was sunk by the Japanese in 1942, killing about 700 sailors and Marines. U.S. and Indonesian divers have confirmed that a vessel in the Java Sea is the wreck of the Houston.
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Michael Brown's Family Plans Memorial; National Guard Is In Ferguson

While early reports Tuesday quoted police saying that 31 people had been arrested last night, NBC News says it has more recent data showing 78 arrests.
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Nightly Chaos Disrupts Ferguson Residents' Daily Lives

More than one week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb, protests continue. On Monday night, police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse demonstrators.
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Police Militarization Becomes A Hot Topic

The actions in Ferguson, Mo., have inspired talk about the militarization of U.S. police departments. The real question, is whether police have become militarized in their attitude toward the public.
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In Ferguson, Family Takes Turns Guarding Front Door

As tensions boiled over into violence on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., two reporters from Saint Louis Public Radio sought refuge in a nearby home. We learn how one family copes with the chaos.

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