The documentary filmmaker who released the video says it shows Michael Brown had an agreement with the convenience store that involved mini-cigars, a claim an attorney for the store disputes.
The case is the latest to involve Florida's 'stand your ground' law, which entered the national radar in 2013 after the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
On Friday, the Trump administration asked the remaining 46 US attorneys appointed by Obama to tender their resignations. Why the request surprised many.
Hawaii is revamping its challenge to President Trump's initial immigration order to reflect its opposition to the second iteration of the policy, bringing a suit against the new ban before the administration implements it.
Many hoped a ruling from the Supreme Court would settle the issue, by answering a question that has arisen in several cities and states.
The Trump administration is dropping a claim against a Texas voter ID law, one of the nation's strictest. A federal appeals court has ordered the state to fix the law's discriminatory effects.