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David Montgomery and Wesley Lowery
As residents cope with racial strife, the St. Louis suburb finds much to be grateful for amid the troubling times.
Chandler Swink’s family is speaking out about the dangers of nut allergies and the need to accommodate people who have them.
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Philadelphia bus agency wants to reject ads that say “Islamic Jew-Hatred: It’s in the Quran” and label Nazi-allied Grand Mufti of Jerusalem “the leader of the Muslim world” of that era. No, says a federal district court.
Happy Black Friday!
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst asks him to leave his position as honorary co-chair of its capital campaign -- and he agrees.
“To whose goodness I ask you to join with me in supplications, that he will so enlighten the minds of your servants, guide their councils, and prosper their measures ....“
Dedicated shoppers looking for true markdowns as retailers balance profits vs. public’s thirst for discounts.
President Obama’s action may inspire greater effort to prey on those seeking legal status.
Parents and advocates say special education is lacking; officials are lukewarm about the idea.
Retailers are courting the “omnichannel” customer who may come from any direction.
More than 10,000 Pr. George’s school workers’ personal information may have been compromised.
Maria Perez talks about her struggles as a DACA recipient whose parents are undocumented, and how President Obama's executive action on immigration will improve her family's life.
Food & Friends volunteers prepared almost 10,000 lbs. of turkey and made about 800 deliveries Thursday.
A look at background check data over time -- and in Missouri.
Martha Rios reflects on President Obama's executive action plan on immigration and explains how, as a teenager, her parents told her she was undocumented, changing her future goals forever.
Teacher asks students: ““Would you mind if we had a moment of silence for Michael Brown?” And a discussion begins.
How private property rights saved the Pilgrims from the threat of starvation.
An early dispute on whether the President should call for prayer.
Small Business Administration hopes to help locally owned restaurants and bars cash in on the campaign.
Monkey falls in love with turkey...
The National Retail Federation expects the industry to see 4.1 percent sales growth during the holiday.
A look at the digital Godzilla’s campaign toolkit.
A series of reforms has reversed the explosive growth of the inmate population.
The senator is squaring off against his old friend in a race that has caused anxiety in their party.
The reactions of former and current NFL players to domestic violence and sexual assault are captured in a series of PSAs to air on Thanksgiving day.
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva says structural engineers saw signs of trouble in BP’s Atlantis offshore oil platform.
Rosalind S. Helderman and Philip Rucker
For $300,000 UCLA speech, Clinton reps made stage and green-room demands, private e-mails show.
Only 40 percent of Ebola patients isolated in Sierra Leone, and 23 percent in Liberia, new report says.
Too much of a good thing, Mae West once said, is wonderful.
Special bonus: The court’s ruling itself appears to be sealed.
Darren Wilson was mowing his lawn when he learned his address was listed online. He quickly packed his belongings and stayed out of public view for months.
Ashley Halsey III
NHTSA threatens $7,000 per vehicle fine in taking first formal step to force the recall of millions of vehicles.
You will be surprised to learn who turned Thanksgiving into the holiday we celebrate today.
This time it is a California public university.
Did the New York Board of Regents check out his background?
Capital Weather Gang’s Jason Samenow talks us through the Thanksgiving forecast and where the most snow will fall.
Read what Cory Booker wrote after the Rodney King verdict more than 20 years ago.
A lawmaker says she plans to introduce a bill so workers will receive double pay over Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Michael Alison Chandler
Some advocates hope computers can cut teaching costs. In D.C. Public Schools, officials say no.
If a suspect testifies before the grand jury, should members of the jury believe him?
Cameras, grand juries, qualified immunity.
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