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Does the Second Amendment Only Apply to White People?

After learning that Los Angeles police shot and killed Ezell Ford Monday night, I spent a good deal of time Tuesday night and Wednesday morning trying to find out if the victim was unarmed.<p>Ford was a 25-year-old black man (pictured above) who had reportedly suffered from mental illness. The …

Reporter arrested in Ferguson speaks to All In

Huffington Post Reporter Ryan Reilly tells Chris Hayes the harrowing account of his arrest while covering protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

Violence erupts at vigil for Missouri teenager killed by police – in pictures

Tensions erupted and several business were reportedly looted in a show of anger at the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, an unarmed black man who was shot multiple times by police. The violence happened after a candlelight vigil for the teenager

Pictures in the News | Aug. 13, 2014

Wednesday’s Pictures in the News begins in the Midwest, where demonstrators continue to protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church, as Brown’s family met inside with civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton to discuss the killing. More photos<p>Hollywood: A …

NYPD urged to step up body-worn camera pilot after chokehold death

Had the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner not been caught on film, calls to outfit New York Police Department officers with cameras might have quietly faded. Instead, a bystander captured Garner locked in a chokehold as he repeated: “I can’t breathe.”<p>Garner’s encounter with police – ruled a homicide …

ACLU Files Sunshine Law Requests To ID Officer Who Shot Michael Brown

WASHINGTON -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed formal requests on Tuesday to obtain a copy of the police incident report naming the officer who shot Michael Brown, the unarmed black teenager killed Saturday while walking down the street in a St. Louis suburb.<p>The ACLU submitted …

Protests again roil Ferguson, Mo., over Michael Brown shooting

Protests racked this St. Louis suburb for a fifth straight night Wednesday as anger flared anew over the police killing of an unarmed young black man.<p>Armored personnel carriers and officers wearing body armor and carrying assault rifles greeted demonstrators. When the crowd ignored orders to …

Missouri State Senator Said She Was Tear Gassed, Questioned Police Response In Ferguson, Mo.

"Do you know if I'm going to gassed again, like I was Monday night?" Police Chief Thomas Jackson addressed complaints about the department's response to protests following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.<p>During the event, Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, said she was among the …

Bob McDonnell trial: Defense argues that wife had crush on key witness, Jonnie Williams.

On Tuesday, the corruption trial of former Virginia governor Robert McDonnell and his wife Maureen took an interesting turn when Maureen's defense …

Bob McDonnell trial: star witness testifies over governor's gifts

They were once friends, or at least friendly. Both were self-made men who’d soared far past their working-class background. One was a rising star of the Republican Party and potential vice-presidential pick. The other, a multimillionaire entrepreneur who owned a private jet.<p>They were close in age, …

10 gifts U.S. wants ex-Virginia governor to forfeit

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen are charged in a 14-count indictment with accepting more than $165,000 in loans, designer clothes, vacations and a Rolex watch from Jonnie Williams, former chief executive of Star Scientific. Prosecutors say that in exchange, they helped to …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

Meet Steamboy: the portable Steam Machine

Before Valve delayed the Steam Controller -- and by extension the whole Steam hardware family -- we'd seen a few Steam Machine designs, mostly based around small-form factor desktop cases.<p>The Steamboy, according to its teaser video, goes even smaller, offering a Steam Machine that's been packed …

Steam Machines

The Steamboy is the portable Steam Machine you never asked for, yet always wanted

While the Steam Machines announced so far have all been desktop PCs, Steamboy Machine wants to give you the same experience on the road with the …