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    It's Eric Holder's Turn Now

    WASHINGTON -- With the Ferguson grand jury's decision now in the court of public opinion, the legal focus turns to the U.S. Department of Justice, whose civil rights investigation of Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson faces a "high legal bar" to prosecute, according to Attorney General Eric Holde ... Read More

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg recovering from heart surgery

    WASHINGTON, (UPI) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is recovering from heart surgery Wednesday morning after a stent was placed in her right coronary artery. Ginsburg, 81, was hospitalized Tuesday night after experiencing discomfort during routine exercise, a Supreme Court spokeswoman sai ... Read More

    White House vows to kill deal to extend tax breaks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is working feverishly to quickly scuttle a congressional effort to permanently renew generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals, saying a plan brewing on Capitol Hill favored corporations over the working class. Speculation on Capitol Hill on Tuesday focused ... Read More

    Ferguson residents and business owners shocked at damage

    FERGUSON -- After spending her life as a homemaker raising her three sons, Jeniece Andrews, 47, decided three years ago to live out her dream and become a business owner. She opened an antiques store, Hidden Treasures, in her hometown of Ferguson with items she's collected since her childhood. Monda ... Read More

    Riots and Protests Spread Across Country

    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb. For many, the shooting of 18-year-old M ... Read More

    Obama to protester: 'I just took an action to change the law...'

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they "get the facts." Obama had traveled home to Chicago for an appearance aimed at broadening the appeal of ... Read More

    ABC's Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News' George Stephanopoulos landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Tuesday in Missouri. The network interrupted its afternoon programming Tuesday for Stephanopoulos to talk about the interview, eve ... Read More

    Schumer: Big active government is the answer

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer of New York is urging fellow Democrats to embrace an active federal government that can help middle class workers facing a daunting global economy. Schumer says Tuesday that Democrats performed poorly in this month's midterm elections in part because they let ... Read More

    Ferguson: Protesters torch police car as tension and unrest seen for 2nd night

    FERGUSON, Mo.(UPI) -- Pockets of unrest roiled for a second night in Ferguson as protesters took to the streets again in response to a grand jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager. Protests also unfolded in cities across the ... Read More


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