The New York Times
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Police Identify Darren Wilson as Officer Who Fatally Shot Ferguson, Mo. Teenager, Linking Him to Robbery
The authorities in Ferguson, Mo., on Friday identified the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the department.
The outing foreshadowed the differing attitudes of Americans regarding hunting and other recreation involving firearms.
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The authorities on Friday identified the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager as Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the department.
Ferguson residents and the police have clashed since an unarmed man was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday.
As the local police prepared to release the name of the officer who fatally shot an unarmed teenager, the Missouri State Highway Patrol took over security in Ferguson.
Images of billowing tear gas and explosions used in response to protests in Ferguson, Mo., have spurred a broad call from across the political spectrum for the demilitarization of police.
The family of Ezell Ford, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police officers on Monday evening, plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit against the Police Department.
A government investigator said that the Internal Revenue Service failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential information.
State Senator Chris McDaniel asked a Mississippi court on Thursday to declare him the winner of the June 24 Republican runoff against the incumbent, United States Senator Thad Cochran, or order a new election.
Activists in the Middle East responded to the situation in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson by offering online tips to protesters.
A history of strain between Gov. Jay Nixon of Missouri and the black community dates back to the 1990s, when he was attorney general and fought to end a school desegregation program.
The photographs of unrest in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer have drawn comparisons to pictures of the Deep South in the 1960s.
Far fewer refugees were discovered on a mountain in Iraq, a U.S. team reported, and they were no longer either starving or stranded.
Longtime carriers of the law-and-order banner, Republicans have been taken aback by the militaristic show of force.
Members of the activist collective known as Anonymous falsely named the police officer who shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man on Saturday. The botched identification triggered rancor in the network.
A firefly ritual of summer becomes part of a multiyear quest by researchers to measure whether urbanization threatens the insects.
Starbucks announced the move to amend its scheduling practices after a New York Times article detailed the problems faced by an employee given erratic work schedules.
Hundreds of high-ranking military officers and other dignitaries attended the service for Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene.