Rioters defied a midnight curfew Saturday, saying they will not rest until Mike Brown's shooter is arrested. Police charged with keeping law and order are struggling with how to respond effectively but humanely.
The shooting death of Mike Brown, a black teenager, by a police officer in Ferguson. Mo., comes as the public, courts, and lawmakers have started debating limits to immunity and arguing about policies to recalibrate the role of police.
Eric Garner's death by illegal chokehold during an arrest for minor street crime is forcing Mayor de Balsio to come to terms with his campaign pledge to lower crime and improve relations between New York City police and poorer residents.
The homicide ruling, along with simmering resentment in the city's poor neighborhoods over tough police tactics, will put pressure on prosecutors to level murder or manslaughter charges against police officers.
One American health-care worker who was diagnosed with the disease in Africa is being transported to a special isolation facility in Atlanta. The US destination for the other Ebola patient has not been confirmed.
After a federal appeals court on Monday ruled against state gay marriage bans, North Carolina's attorney general said 'there are no more arguments to be made' against same-sex marriage. Not all in the Bible Belt agree.