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Airline Passengers! Is There a Right to Recline?

It's called the Knee Defender. But I prefer to think of it as the Schmuck Identifier. It was dreamed up by a tall man who was tired of getting his knees slammed whenever the person seated in front of him on an airplane reclined. So he designed a device that, when attached to your tray table, …

St. Louis groups donating funds to Ferguson schools, shops | Reuters

(Reuters) - A group of St. Louis corporate executives and a consortium of businesses and civic groups said on Friday they were donating $85,000 to schools and small businesses in Ferguson, Missouri, to help the town recover after weeks of protests over the shooting of a black teen by a white police …

Police arrest Michael Brown protesters near interstate

Police on Wednesday arrested dozens of protesters threatening to shut down a portion of Interstate 70 near Ferguson, Missouri.<p>Some demonstrators threw rocks at police during the emotionally charged protest, aimed at persuading Gov. Jay Nixon to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate last …

Justice Dept. opens civil rights inquiry of Ferguson police

A federal civil rights investigation into the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department could broaden to include the conduct of officers throughout the St. Louis area, Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Thursday as he announced the Justice Department's latest effort to scrutinize local police agencies.<p>"This …

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Authorities arrest 35 in protest over Missouri shooting

Protesters sitting or standing in the road around Interstate 70 on-ramps near where Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by Ferguson Officer Darren …

Police's Latest Horrifying Anti-Protest Weapon

Peter Callahan was caught between two police lines in the West Florissant section of Ferguson, Mo., on Sunday night, when something fiery hot singed …

Hillary Got It Right on Ferguson and Race

Hillary Clinton was pilloried and battered for days on end for not uttering a peep about the Michael Brown slaying, the Ferguson disorders, and most importantly race. Clinton took heat on this for the simple reason that she almost certainly will run for president and likely win. It would look …