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This Shoe Has Sent Valentino Sales Skyrocketing

What a stud.<p>Nude or rouge, rainbow or leopard, leather or patent, high-heeled or flat—Valentino's Rockstud shoes have become a closet staple in every silhouette and shade since they first hit the scene in 2010. The brand's now signature extra is coveted by bloggers, editors and celebs alike, …

The Best Ages to Move in Together, Get Married, and Have Babies

You asked. Science answered. (Or tried to…)<p>There’s nothing more annoying than a nosy friend or relative asking when you’re going to get engaged, shack up, tie the knot, or start popping out some kids. At times it’s hard not to feel like you’re on some stereotypical timeline that you can’t adjust or …

Billy Corgan: ‘The Mythology of the Nineties Now Is Irrelevant’

Billy Corgan has been asked to revisit the heyday of Nineties alternative rock a number of times while promoting the Smashing Pumpkins‘ most recent …

Skull Armchair

Although I'm not generally a fan of skull designs just for the sake of skull designs, even I think this armchair is pretty cool. Better yet, it's …

Civil Rights Commission Implores Eric Holder To Take Stronger Action On Ferguson

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is urging Attorney General Eric Holder to delve deeper into possible civil rights violations in the police response to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, and to press for more accountability by police in communicating information to the public.<p>In a …

USDA: Puppy imports must be healthy, 6 months old

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Foreign dog breeders have gone unregulated for years, shipping puppies so young and so sick that one in four died before reaching …

'Garbage Patch' in Pacific Grows to Hundreds of Miles

Though it’s existed for decades, the swirling collection of debris particles and trash adrift in the middle of the Pacific Ocean known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is attracting renewed attention from scientists and environmental experts with the return of a research vessel that has been …

Chief: Officer did not know Brown was robbery suspect

FERGUSON, Mo. — Michael Brown was identified as a suspect in a strong-arm robbery of a box of cigars moments before he was shot to death by Officer Darren Wilson, police said Friday.<p>In an afternoon press conference, Ferguson, Mo. Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Wilson did not initially make a …

Media orgs condemn Ferguson police

Forty-eight media organizations — ranging from The Associated Press to Fox News to The New Yorker and the National Press Club — sent a letter to law enforcement authorities in Ferguson, Missouri, on Friday to protest the police's treatment of reporters and ask for greater transparency regarding the …

Witness Claims Photo Of Dead Man In Street Is Michael Brown, Ferguson Teen Killed By Cop

Nearly a week after unarmed teen Michael Brown was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, a witness is getting lots of attention for apparently live tweeting the shooting.<p>Emanuel Freeman, who goes by the handle @TheePharoah, tweeted photos Aug. 9 appearing to show Brown, 18, lying dead …

Ferguson police chief cedes much of his authority

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — In less than a week, the nation's most embattled police chief has ceded much of his authority — first to county police and then …

Anger Flares Again in Ferguson After Revelations in Michael Brown Shooting

Public anger flared again in the St. Louis suburbs on Friday after police sought to clarify what happened in the moments before an officer shot and killed an unarmed black teenager last weekend. But that anger, sparked by claims the killed 18-year-old was a suspect in a robbery, did not spill over …

Missouri: Police confront new protests over Michael Brown

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1101000/1101424_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534413059_7995f3a2f596415ce8368f35dda81112<p><b>Riot police have confronted dozens of protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, as tensions again rose over the shooting of a black teenager by police …

Justice

Police: Officer Darren Wilson had faced no disciplinary action prior to shooting

Darren Wilson was just one of 53 officers in a small-town police department until his encounter with an 18-year-old August 9 on a street in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>"He was a gentle, quiet man," Police Chief Thomas Jackson said Friday, referring to Wilson. "He was a distinguished officer. He was a …

Ferguson unrest reflects decades of racial tension in St. Louis area

The roots of the racial unrest that has racked Ferguson, Mo., this week go back more than a century in a region that has had one foot planted in the Midwest and another in the South, historians and sociologists say.<p>"The St. Louis metropolitan area has been an extreme example of racial segregation …

Ferguson shooting: police under pressure after linking Michael Brown to robbery

Police in Missouri came under pressure on Friday to explain why they released surveillance footage appearing to implicate a teenager in a robbery that took place minutes before he was shot dead by an officer on patrol, after giving conflicting accounts of whether the events were connected.<p>Thomas …

Missouri ACLU, authorities reach agreement on recording of police

FERGUSON, Missouri — The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri on Friday reached an agreement with state authorities on the rights of journalists and members of the public to record police activity.<p>The St. Louis county government, the city of Ferguson, and the superintendent of the Missouri …

The economic imbalance fueling Ferguson's unrest

Until the violence broke out last week, it appeared that things had been looking up in Ferguson, Mo., economically speaking.<p>Foreclosures were down …

Transgender teen told she can't come to school as girl

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. — The last time Rachel Pepe was at school, she was known to her teachers and classmates as Brian.<p>Now, as the 13-year-old transitions her identity and gender with the support of her mother, Rachel may not be able to go back.<p>Her mother says an official at Thorne Middle School told …

Witness records aftermath of Michael Brown's shooting

Kevin Seltzer sat on the carpet in his Ferguson apartment on Friday replaying videos of what he witnessed after his friend Michael Brown was shot.<p>Seltzer, 30, lives at the Canfield Green apartments. He had seen Brown briefly before the 18-year-old left for a quick trip to the neighborhood mini-mart.<p>…

Oakland, Berkeley marchers protest Missouri shooting

<b>(08-16) 16:27 PDT BERKELEY</b> -- The events of the last week in Ferguson, Mo., where the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown led to days of protests against heavy-handed police tactics in the St. Louis suburb, continued to reverberate across the country Friday.<p>More than 100 people …

Police in Ferguson confront looters in new outbreak of street protests

A demonstration that began quietly erupted into rampaging and looting early Saturday on the streets of Ferguson, Mo., where police in heavy gear and armored vehicles confronted more than 100 protesters near the place where Michael Brown, an 18-year-old black man, had been shot dead by police.<p>While …