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What witnesses told grand jury 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:47:45 EST 
    Did Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shoot Michael Brown dead as he staggered to the ground, hobbled by gunshot wounds? Or, did the 18-year-old aggressively charge at Wilson even after the officer ordered him to stop?


What Darren Wilson told grand jury 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:49:04 EST 
    Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.


Justice is unfair to minorities 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:54:01 EST 
    A little over two days. That's how long the grand jury deliberated before deciding not to bring an indictment against Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9. St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announced the grand jury had heard more than 70 hours of testimony from 60 witnesses before reaching its decision, which he said was supported by physical evidence.


Why I'm torn on Ferguson 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:54:13 EST 
    I dreaded the Ferguson grand jury response for weeks. Not simply because I knew it was likely to lead to more heartache and unrest for the black community -- my community -- but because it would most certainly dredge up deep internal conflict for me.


What now for victim's family? 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:57:56 EST 
    His mother ran down the street, tears streaming down her face. His father said he was "devastated."


Is this a new, improved Obama? 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:01:02 EST 
    Three steps, including the China climate change deal, indicate there's a new leader in DC.


Obama's misstep on Hagel 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:13:20 EST 
    David Rothkopf says if the President thinks that pushing out the defense secretary is the housecleaning his spluttering national security process needs, he is likely to be disappointed


What Iran talks mean for ISIS fight 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:23:22 EST 
    The extension of Iran nuclear talks should ensure more progress in the Mideast, especially in helping resolve the Syria conflict, say Jim McDermott and Kate Gould.


Hunger Games lesson on inequality 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:03:55 EST 
    Van Jones says the Hunger Games is a more sweeping critique of wealth inequality than Elizabeth Warren's speech


No Iran deal better than a bad one 
  Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:51:27 EST 
    Diplomatic insanity appears set to triumph as Iran grinds closer to its end nuclear goal, writes Michael Rubin.


Protesters across U.S. show solidarity with Ferguson 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:46:10 EST 
    In cities across the U.S., protesters demand greater equality after a grand jury fails to charge a white police officer for shooting a black teenager.


Officer: I thought he would kill me 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:11:36 EST 
    Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson says he was just doing his "job right" when he shot and killed black teenager Michael Brown, sparking protests and demands for equality.


Tense standoff in Ferguson 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:34:22 EST 
    Like the night before, the tension here got thicker with every tick of the clock Tuesday night.


Stepfather at rally: 'Burn bitch down!' 
  Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:41:14 EST 
    Michael Brown's stepfather consoled the dead teen's distraught mother after Monday's controversial grand jury announcement, and then turned to the crowd of demonstrators, saying, "Burn this mother f---er down" and "Burn this bitch down," according to a New York Times video.


Darren Wilson: My conscience is clear 
  Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:51:01 EST 
    Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, told ABC News Tuesday that he's not tormented by that fateful encounter in suburban St. Louis last summer.
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