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Sheriff: Ex-Marine inquired about body disposal

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former Marine charged Tuesday with murder after the body of his alleged lover was found in an abandoned California mine …

Eatery that served toxic tea had labeling citation

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months …

Black Lives Matter protests (2014): News & Videos about Black Lives Matter protests (2014) - CNN iReport

The nation has been grippped by the fallout from the deaths of black men after encounters with police: Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri; Eric Garner in New York; Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina; and most recently, Freddie Gray in Baltimore.<p>Are you participating in the protests? …

Witness Piaget Crenshaw describes the shooting of Michael Brown

Piaget Crenshaw saw the shooting of Michael Brown and recorded video of the immediate aftermath. She says she saw Brown wrestling with Officer Darren Wilson. Ms. Crenshaw also says it appeared that the officer was pulling Brown into his car. Anderson spoke with Piaget Crenshaw, along with her …

Emotions run high in Ferguson, Missouri

Smoke, gas, gunshots: Chaos in Ferguson - CNN Video

6 more journalists arrested in Ferguson protests

Six journalists were taken into custody while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday and early Tuesday, aggravating what one press freedom group has called a "concerted, top-down effort to restrict the fundamental First Amendment rights of the public and the press."<p>The incidents …

CNN Breaking News on Twitter: "About 1 in 4 arrested in #Ferguson overnight are from outside the area, jail says. http://t.co/vFg2eTG3m5 http://t.co/brtaGrUiKl"

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What's next as authorities investigate the killing of Michael Brown?

The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, has become a national flashpoint in the debate over race, the use of force by police and militarization of police agencies.<p>More than a week after Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, protests have …

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Dueling narratives in Michael Brown shooting

What really happened to Michael Brown?<p>We know a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, fatally shot the unarmed 18-year-old, but police and witnesses have given different accounts of what happened in the moments before the shooting. The confusion has fueled protests in Ferguson and, earlier in the …

Man shot and killed by St. Louis Police

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.<p>The shooting took place not far from Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of black teenager Michael Brown by a white police officer has touched off violent protests.<p>"The …

Ferguson streets were calm until bottles fly

Police chased young men down Ferguson's streets and made arrests, as bottles flew again shortly before midnight.<p>Protesters locked hand in front of the police line, while some urged the crowd to remain peaceful.<p>The police presence rose significantly, as did tensions.<p>Until then, the streets had been …

Ferguson mayor calling for a night to 'cool off'

<b>(CNN)</b> – Elected officials in Ferguson, Missouri, called for a night of quiet Tuesday, asking residents to stay at home this evening after heavily armed police clashed with protesters Monday night.<p>"Let's have a night to cool off and a night we can completely separate those good people exercising …

Is Ferguson police response merited?

<b>(CNN)</b> – Residents in Ferguson, Missouri, are cleaning up after Monday night's protests, when they were monitored by heavily armed police looking like they were dressed for combat, with matching vehicles. <br>It's a striking sight on the streets of any American town. Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron …

Can Mexico save the endangered vaquitas? (Opinion) - CNN.com

A vaquita trapped in a fishing net at the Gulf of California, Mexico.<p><i>Editor's note: Omar Vidal is director general of the World Wildlife Fund in Mexico. Robert L. Brownell Jr. has studied marine mammals all over the world since the 1960s. Zhou Kaiya is a professor at Nanjing Normal University and</i> …

Spike Lee: Something smells bad in Ferguson, and it's not just the tear gas

Film director Spike Lee has been critical of the law enforcement response in Ferguson. On social media, he slammed the state and local police, along with the National Guard saying they "don't have a clue." Lee also hung a tribute to Michael Brown outside of the headquarters of his film company in …

Where is the military gear in Ferguson coming from?

The images coming out of Ferguson often look similar to a war zone. The police presence aimed at keeping the peace there often looks more reminiscent of a full-fledged military operation. Joe Johns looks into a federal program that is providing police forces like the one in Ferguson with heavy …

Ferguson residents living in fear

The world is watching Ferguson. For those who live there, the protests have meant missing work, sending children to relatives and living in fear. Jason Carroll speaks to residents who live uncomfortably close to the violence.<p>Anderson spoke with two community leaders who are both part of the protest …

Man held in death of Marine's wife researched how to hide a body

The former Marine arrested on suspicion of killing the wife of a fellow Marine and throwing her body down an abandoned mine shaft had searched the Internet about the best way to dispose of a body, according to an arrest warrant released Tuesday.<p>The former Marine, Christopher Lee, 24, was arrested …

Japan landslides: deaths confirmed after homes swept away

At least six people were confirmed dead and 22 were missing after rain-soaked hills in the outskirts of Hiroshima gave way early on Wednesday in several landslides.<p>Video footage from the Japanese national broadcaster NHK showed suburban homes in the western Japanese city surrounded by streams of …

Aunt arrested for leaving toddler in street in fatal hit and run

<b>(08-19) 19:51 PDT San Francisco</b> -- The aunt of a 2-year-old girl who was killed in a hit-and-run in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood was arrested Tuesday for allegedly leaving the child in the street unattended, police said.<p>Lorysha Gage, 25, of San Francisco was caring for Mi'Yana …

Ferguson media get into the story

The line between news reporting and opinion is blurring in Ferguson, Missouri, as some national journalists inject their perspective and even themselves into the story.<p>The conduct of a few prominent members of the press on the ground at the site of the police shooting of Michael Brown has drawn the …

Marina Silva’s unlikely climb in Brazil’s presidential race

As a film plot, Marina Silva's life story strains the bounds of credulity (yet a biopic is nevertheless in the works). As the background for a candidate with a real shot at being Brazil's new president, her story is both fantastical and a source of some anxiety: With a life this full of drama, just …

Texas Gov. Perry to turn himself in Tuesday, on heels of indictment

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was defiant as he turned himself in to authorities Tuesday on the heels of his indictment for alleged abuse of power, vowing to "prevail" in the case.<p>The Republican governor spoke to a cheering crowd outside the Travis County justice complex in Austin before entering the …

Ukraine street battles in Luhansk as troops advance

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U.S. verifying video said to show killing of missing journalist

A video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State, nearly two years after the reporter disappeared in Syria.<p>The video, which was posted on YouTube and later taken down, shows a man who appears to be missing freelance …

'Marching All Night Long': Protesters Return to Ferguson for Another Night

FERGUSON, Missouri — Chanting "We're young, we're strong, we're marching all night long," protesters returned for another night of demonstrations over the police killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown. Authorities in Ferguson said they were focusing on out-of-town "criminals" whom they blame for …