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Brown Family Blasts Prosecutor's Handling of Case

| By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb | Tuesday Nov 25, 2014
Missouri's governor ordered more National Guardsmen into Ferguson on Tuesday to keep order after a night of violence over the grand jury decision in the police shooting of Michael Brown, as attorneys for the Brown family blasted the authorities.

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With Flavors Like Coffee and Mint, DKT Promotes Fun Condom Use

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
With fun flavors like coffee, mint and caipirinha, bright colors and textures, DTK International is promoting condom use by making safety fun.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 25
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Cosby Philanthropy Shadowed By Sexual Allegations

| By Lynn Elber | Nov 25
Bill Cosby's record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image. But even his generosity can't stand apart from the rising tide of allegations made by women accusing him of sexual assault.

Aretha Franklin Blasts Author of Unauthorized Bio

| By Mesfin Fekadu | Nov 25
The Queen of Soul says don't waste your money - or soul - on the recently released unauthorized biography about her.

With No Indictment, Chaos Fills Ferguson Streets

| By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb | Nov 25
Smoke billowed from charred buildings as daylight broke over Ferguson on Tuesday and revealed the fallout from the rage that erupted after the announcement that a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer.

Grand Jury Doesn't Indict Ferguson Cop in Shooting

| By Jim Salter and David A. Lieb | Nov 24
A grand jury declined Monday to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by a white officer sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests.

Backlash Forces Google to Ditch Anti-Gay Shooting Game, 'Ass Hunter'

| By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
After a backlash over its virtually murderous, anti-gay app, Google has removed "Ass Hunter," a game from the Android store that advocates killing gay men for sport.

AP Sources: Hagel Resigning as Defense Secretary

| By Julie Pace | Nov 24
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team.

Buffalo Residents Ready for Possible Evacuations

| By Michael Hill | Nov 24
Families rushed to pack up their valuables and schools closed in advance - not of snow but possible flooding.

Chris Colfer Has Multi-Book Deal

| Nov 24
Chris Colfer is planning many return trips to the Land of Stories.

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