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  • For Some Protesters, It Doesn't Matter If Michael Brown's Hands Were Up Or Not

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown’s death — a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white cop. Soon, “Hands Up. Don’t Shoot!” be …

  • Ferguson Celebrates Thanksgiving After A Quiet Night

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church service …

  • Obamacare Returns To SCOTUS: Will John Roberts Crush It This Time?

    Chief Justice John Roberts may be feeling a flash of déjà vu.

  • Michael Brown's Father Delivers Turkeys To Ferguson Citizens

    Michael Brown Sr. handed out Turkeys on Saturday in the Ferguson, Missouri community where his son, Michael Brown Jr., was fatally shot by a police officer in August. The father took part in Ferguson’ …

  • Obama Builds Environmental Legacy With 1970 Law

    President Obama could leave office with the most aggressive, far-reaching environmental legacy of any occupant of the White House. Yet it is very possible that not a single major environmental law wil …

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  • How immigration killed the tax deal

    Immigration politics and Democratic infighting come together.

  • The President Who Ate Turkey

    How Recep Tayyip Erdogan gorged on a whole country.

  • Turkey with a side of lobbying

    Turkey producers have lobbied intensely for less government oversight.

  • Next battle in the war on science

    House lawmakers are taking an increasingly hands-on approach to science.

  • 20 Republican wannabes to watch

    Here’s our assessment of who is most likely to run – and who might take a pass in 2016.

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