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Aug 11, 2014, 11:06pm EDT
  • April 10, 2015

    The FBI is trying to get better data on police killings. Here's what we know now.

    The new info won't be mandatory — but it could shed more light on the circumstances under which police use deadly force.

  • December 22, 2014

    Why it's wrong to blame protesters for the Brooklyn cop killings

    3 main misunderstandings are at play here.

  • November 25, 2014

    Map: How Twitter erupted when the Ferguson decision was announced

    It's a revealing look at not only the frustration of a nation, but how we communicate today.

  • November 25, 2014

    How we'd cover Ferguson if it happened abroad

    "China said it would arm moderate American rebels to stem the rise of Missouri extremist groups."

  • November 24, 2014

    This is what it feels like to get tear-gassed

    "It's extremely painful," a prominent tear gas researcher says. "Your face starts burning very quickly and your eyes you start tearing. The eyelids shut and you can't do much."

  • September 11, 2014

    The legal reason why it matters if Mike Brown was shot with his hands up

    Eyewitnesses agree Mike Brown had his hands up when Darren Wilson shot him. Wilson will have to justify that he felt Brown was a threat, anyway.

  • September 4, 2014

    The feds will investigate Ferguson Police

    Eric Holder's Justice Department has been much more aggressive against civil rights violations.

  • September 3, 2014

    Mike Brown didn't commit any serious felonies

    No word yet on Officer Darren Wilson's juvenile record.

  • September 3, 2014

    The Pentagon gave local cops 12,000 bayonets

    Whether they're necessary is under review.

  • August 27, 2014

    Police trampled the memorial built by Brown's mom

    Yet another reason for the outrage in the small St. Louis suburb.

  • August 27, 2014

    Jon Stewart explains Ferguson to Fox News

    'The Daily Show' host came back from vacation unhappy with Fox News's coverage.

  • August 27, 2014

    Will Darren Wilson go to jail?

    What you need to know about whether Darren Wilson can be prosecuted for shooting Michael Brown, his possible defenses, and the likelihood that he would ever be convicted.

  • August 25, 2014

    How the New York Times described Michael Brown

    The New York Times described Michael Brown as "no angel."

  • August 25, 2014

    Watch the Michael Brown memorial service live

    Mourners lined up Monday to celebrate the life of the 18-year-old, who was killed by a police officer on August 9.

  • August 25, 2014

    OK, fine. Let's talk about 'black-on-black' crime

    But we'll have to talk about racism first.

  • August 22, 2014

    Read the incident reports for the Brown shooting

    The ACLU is not happy with the police's lack of transparency.

  • August 22, 2014

    See the New Yorker's haunting Ferguson cover

    Here's the cover of next week's New Yorker, featuring the "hands up" gesture that has become a symbol of the Ferguson protests.

  • August 21, 2014

    Was Darren Wilson treated for a broken eye socket?

    A new report contradicts a popular claim among Wilson's supporters.

  • August 21, 2014

    The cash behind Ferguson's crazy justice system

    A new report outlines the big cost to Ferguson's residents.

  • August 21, 2014

    An uneasy peace in Ferguson

    Protests in the St. Louis suburb have continued since Saturday. Here's what we know about the events of the past few days.

  • August 20, 2014

    Did St. Louis police have to shoot Kajieme Powell?

    Even with clear video of the entire encounter there is little agreement as to what happened.

  • August 20, 2014

    St. Louis police shooting video raises questions

    The video widens the lack of trust between St. Louis police and their critics.

  • August 20, 2014

    Why Ferguson is protesting, in one image

    One photograph that sums up why people in Ferguson have taken to the streets to demand justice.

  • August 20, 2014

    Cop to protesters: "I will fucking kill you"

    Unbelievable footage from the ground.

  • August 20, 2014

    The roots of Ferguson's discontent

    An urban policy expert and local explains the roots of Ferguson's unrest.

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