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Ferguson protests spread coast to coast - CNN.com

<i>Are protests taking place near you? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The sparks of outrage that started in Ferguson, Missouri, have ignited a firestorm of protests across the country and beyond.<p>But the furor isn't just about one grand jury's …

Two FBI agents shot at house near Ferguson unrest: broadcaster

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday and the suspect was dead in an incident not related to the racially charged unrest around nearby Ferguson, officials said.<p>FBI agents inspect evidence at the scene where two FBI …

The right’s vile Ferguson ploy: Why they really want to focus on “riots”

Supporters of Darren Wilson and apologists for Ferguson officials are desperate to change the subject. Here’s why<p>From the very beginning, before St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Robert McCulloch had uttered the first word of his defensive and dissembling speech, the fix was in. The conspiracy …

Dozens Arrested on 'Much Better Night' in Ferguson, Missouri

At least 44 people were arrested as protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, for a second night over the Michael Brown case, police said early Wednesday.<p>Two guns and a Molotov cocktail were seized while rocks, broken tent poles and bottles were hurled at officers, according to St. Louis County …

The Identity Crisis Under the Ink

Americans—particularly Millennials—are getting more tattoos than ever. Is a shifting, increasingly uncertain culture to blame?<p>Some weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed subway ride to work, I found myself staring at a young woman on the other side of the car. She wore business attire with a North Face …

Indian girl dies after being set on fire

A teenage girl has died in northern India one week after a gang of men set her on fire as punishment for resisting their attempts to molest her, police said.<p>The horrific incident is the latest in India where sex attacks on women continue to occur on an almost daily basis despite an international …

'No justice, no peace': Michael Brown family denounce grand jury process

The family of Michael Brown condemns the grand jury process after a night of rioting<p>Michael Brown's father was the only person not wearing a suit.<p>While the lawyers and civil rights leaders addressed the cameras in sharply-tailored outfits, Michael Brown Senior stood silently in a white T-shirt with …