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Thousands to March Against Chokehold Death

Posted: 9:03 AM - Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

Nixon Orders Withdrawal of Guard from Ferguson

Posted: 08/21/2014 - Gov. Jay Nixon is ordering the Missouri National Guard to begin withdrawing from Ferguson, where nightly scenes of unrest have erupted since a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.
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Doctor: No Health Risk from 2 US Ebola Patients

Posted: 08/21/2014 - A doctor at the hospital that treated two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa says their discharge poses no public health risk.
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Slain Journalist's Parents: He Died a Hero

Posted: 08/20/2014 - The parents of an American journalist slain by Islamic State militants say their son died a hero for revealing the stories of oppressed people in war-torn lands.
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Ferguson Protests Smaller, More Subdued

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Police and protesters in Ferguson have shared the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke.

Islamic State Threatens Another Journalist

Posted: 08/20/2014 - Militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley and are threatening to kill another hostage in retaliation for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq.

Don Pardo Dies

Posted: 08/19/2014 - Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96

Report: How Much Does It Cost to Raise a Child?

Posted: 08/18/2014 - A child born in 2013 will cost a middle-income American family an average of $245,340 until he or she becomes an adult, with families living in the Northeast taking on a greater burden, according to a report out Monday.

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