Tensions rose after a bottle was thrown at police officers.                

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Vying for a crucial Senate seat in Iowa, Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst are scrambling terms of engagement in the politics of class.

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USA TODAY Grand jury to open amid uneasy peace in Ferguson USA TODAY FERGUSON, Mo. — A local grand jury is expected to hear evidence Wednesday in the fatal shooting…

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Browns’ choice as starting quarterback now must face tough defenses and own limitations with popular Manziel in wings.              

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Attorney General Eric Holder is set to arrive in Ferguson, Mo., as he seeks to assure residents the Justice Department will thoroughly probe the death of Michael Brown.

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The Los Angeles government might soon offer an unconventional incentive for people to vote: cold hard cash.

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The U.S.’s recent success in weakening Islamic State extremists is creating momentum for a broader campaign that could take American air power to the militant group’s heartland northwest …

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Nintendo Life Watch Pierce Brosnan Play Jimmy Fallon In ‘GoldenEye 007′ MTV.com For a lot of people born in the late ’80s and early ’90s, their first…

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Mississippi and Minnesota were the only states that didn’t see economic growth in the final quarter of 2013. Half the nation saw steady growth in economic output last year, with real gross…

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The funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown is scheduled for Monday at a church in St. Louis.

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USA TODAY Brian Hoyer beats out Johnny Manziel as Cleveland Browns’ starting quarterback USA TODAY Johnny Manziel will have to wait to become the 21st starting quarterback for the Cleveland…

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Alaska’s establishment Republicans completed a clean sweep of Senate primaries—giving them the nationwide lineup they want for the fall election and their best chance to seize control from Democrats.

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U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. Lowe’s, the home improvement retail chain, fell after…

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U.S. stocks were mostly unchanged in early trading Wednesday as investors awaited the release of the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s latest policy meeting. Lowe’s, the home improvement retail …

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Fire officials expect to soon lift the remaining evacuations ordered because of a wildfire burning near Yosemite National Park.

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Apple’s stock touched a new high Wednesday, reflecting investors’ renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook’s ability to outwit the competition and expand the technological hit factory built by the late…

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Apple’s stock touched a new high, reflecting renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook’s ability to outwit competition and expand the technological hit factory.

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Standard Chartered will also be prevented from processing payments in dollars for “high-risk retail business clients” in Hong Kong, with the bank’s monitor determining which clients are “high risk….

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NBCNews.com Militants blame US for their apparent beheading of US journalist Los Angeles Times Freelance journalist James Foley, left, in September 2011 on a highway in Surt, Libya. (Aris Messinis…

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A beneficiary of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who killed two children in a hit and run accident has been released from jail and will be able…

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ESPN Playoffs set to begin with no end in sight ESPN The tournaments are excellent, with star-studded fields, big markets and lucrative purses. It has been said many times…

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Tuesday brought calm after a violent evening, repeating a pattern that has established itself in Ferguson, Mo., over the past week.

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Investors were waiting for the release of minutes of the Fed’s policy-making committee later Wednesday.

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A standoff in Harvey continued Wednesday morning, as two burglary suspects remained barricaded inside a home with several hostages, including two children, authorities said. Rosa Parks Middle School is closed…

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The Browns opens 2014 against three tough opponents.              

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The costumed characters of Times Square held a news conference.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley — …

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DALLAS (Reuters) – The father of the Texas teenager who killed four people while driving drunk and claimed his family’s wealth was partially to blame has been arrested for impersonating a …

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Activists around the country say Michael Brown’s death and the police response has strengthened their resolve to fight injustice. » E-Mail This

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Forbes Target Cuts Full-Year Forecast As Effects From Data Breach Linger Forbes Investors had two weeks to brace themselves for a disappointing second quarter earnings result from Target —…

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The Twentieth was the Century of the Welfare State. Governments the world over built and then continuously grew their domestic aid money delivery apparatuses. Tens of trillions of dollars were…

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— Taylor Swift’s new music video, “Shake It Off,” is being attacked as racist. While it’s obvious to anyone without a chip on their shoulder that throughout the video Swift…

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Earnings down 61.7% over same period last year.              

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Fred Couch’s son was sentenced to 10 years of probation after a drunken-driving accident killed four people.                

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There’s the proud cat: A regal, white feline sits erect on a plush, red chaise, its ears pricked and tail swooping below, as depicted in a painting by Anais Lozano.

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say a wanted man has been arrested after he rear-ended a Spokane, Washington, detective’s car.

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