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Ferguson protests NYC

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Ferguson protests around US clog streets

[Breaking news update, posted at 10:38 p.m. ET]

Hundreds of protesters angry with a Missouri grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson marched through Times Square in New York on Tuesday night, shutting down traffic on ...

Fire in Ferguson

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Ferguson braces for more unrest

[Breaking news update 10:31 p.m. ET]

Despite the violence and looting, people said they were not afraid to come out and "stand up against injustice."

"I feel people have every right to get violent. It's a form of retaliation," said Shannon White, 20. "...

Thanksgiving travel storm

CNN

Storm expected to snarl travel in Northeast

If you're heading to the airport to fly to the East Coast for Thanksgiving, expect delays of three to six hours.

Michael Brown, Darren Wilson

CNN

Ferguson grand jury: What the witnesses said

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?

Darren Wilson interview

Darren Wilson: Sorry but conscience is clear

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.

"I don't think it's h...

Fire in Ferguson

REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Ferguson braces for more unrest

[Breaking news update 10:31 p.m. ET]

Despite the violence and looting, people said they were not afraid to come out and "stand up against injustice."

"I feel people have every right to get violent. It's a form of retaliation," said Shannon White, 20. "...

Thanksgiving travel storm

CNN

Storm expected to snarl travel in Northeast

If you're heading to the airport to fly to the East Coast for Thanksgiving, expect delays of three to six hours.

Michael Brown, Darren Wilson

CNN

Ferguson grand jury: What the witnesses said

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?

Darren Wilson interview

Darren Wilson: Sorry but conscience is clear

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.

"I don't think it's h...

Obama in Chicago

Obama: 'No sympathy' for violence in Ferguson

President Barack Obama said he has "no sympathy at all for destroying your own communities," urging protesters in Ferguson to avoid a second night of violence and fight instead for longer-lasting political changes.

President Obama speaks to Urban League

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Obama's balancing act on race

President Barack Obama -- who once famously declared "there is not a black America and a white America" -- is again feeling his way through a volatile debate over race that offers fresh evidence of the nation's enduring divisions.

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Obama rebuffs immigration hecklers

President Barack Obama told three people who repeatedly interrupted his latest speech on immigration to stop their yelling because he "just took an action to change the law."

Ferguson protests

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Acts of kindness in the midst of rage in...

Cathy and Jerome Jenkins have been running businesses in the St. Louis area for more than two decades. They tried selling neckties, then found success marketing a fabric chemical. But it's the restaurant in downtown Ferguson, Cathy's Kitchen, that is...

Umbrellas, Hong Kong protests

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Protesters in Hong Kong ready for another day

Hundreds of protesters were holding a sit-in along four city blocks in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning, bracing for another day of clashes with police who plan on clearing more of the pro-democracy protest site in the bustling Mong Kok district.

Black Friday sales

CNN

Why Black Friday deals aren't really deals

If you're experiencing déjà vu this Black Friday, there's a reason: Retailers are repeating products and prices from last year.

Girl looking at books in library

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Ferguson library sees donations roll in

Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention.

Ferguson protests after grand jury

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Ferguson: The odd timing of the decision

During the height of the months-long protests in Ferguson last summer, police said demonstrators could protest all they want -- as long as they stayed home after dark.

The reasoning back then: Troublemakers from outside the city come in to create cha...

Apple iPad Mini 3

Apple

iPads won't be stuffing stockings this year

The way tablet sales are slumping, there's almost a better chance you'll get three French hens or two turtle doves than an iPad this Christmas.

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2 Minn. men charged for alleged ISIS support

Two Minnesota men face criminal charges in connection with terrorist activities by the Syrian group ISIS, according to a federal criminal complaint filed in Minneapolis.

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Airfare is still going up, even as costs...

Some airline costs are going down, but ticket prices are still going up.

The biggest expense for any airline is fuel, and the price of jet fuel is down 18% since August. Still, airfares are up 3% this year according to the industry trade group Airlin...

TSA confiscates guns

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TSA discovers record number of guns in...

Here's a holiday travel tip for you: Don't try to board an airplane with a gun in your carry-on.

If that sounds like a ridiculously obvious piece of advice, then think again. It wasn't so obvious to the 1,931 travelers who were caught this year (throu...

Uber, car taxi service app

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Uber removes racy blog posts on...

Uber tracks and analyzes a lot more than you'd think -- from your one-night stands to the prevalence of prostitutes in your favorite pick-up location.

air pollution

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Polluting factories cost Europe $235 billion

Air pollution costs Europe up to $235 billion a year -- roughly the GDP of Connecticut.

Money

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U.S. economy picks up speed

The U.S. economy grew at a faster pace in the third quarter than originally reported, another sign that the recovery is picking up speed.

Wealthy invest in timber

CNN

Timber! Why the rich are buying trees

In the rarefied world of the wealthy, timber is the hot new commodity.

GM, General Motors

Driver of recalled GM car cleared in...

A driver convicted of homicide in the death of her boyfriend has been exonerated after General Motors admitted its car may have caused their accident.

A Texas judge on Monday set aside Candice Anderson's guilty plea stemming from the 2004 crash.

"My wh...

VA Medical Center

CNN

Phoenix VA chief Sharon Helman fired

The embattled head of the Phoenix VA was formally fired Monday.

Sharon Helman was in charge of the Phoenix VA Health Care System and the facility at the center of the VA scandal; she was put on administrative leave following a CNN interview in April,...

Kitchen food pantry

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More food banks serve hungry college students

They may be studying at high-priced institutions, but a growing number of U.S. college students rely on food pantries for their next meal.

At least 100 have opened on college campuses across the country in the past six years. By one estimate there we...

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T-Mobile changes data throttling notification

T-Mobile will start letting you know when it's slowing down your data speeds.

Thanksgiving, turkey, holiday, Christmas

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Thanksgiving turkeys go old school

The factory-farmed turkey that may come to the mind of some Americans is freakish: Over-engineered for decades, shot up with antibiotics and with so much breast meat it can't walk.