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Chico Harlan, David Montgomery and Kimberly Kindy
Protesters gathered Tuesday night in Ferguson — and in several other American cities — but the rage over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown lowered from a boil to a simmer.
Tom Hamburger and John Sullivan
Among the unusual procedures were: Darren Wilson placed his gun in an evidence bag himself and the medical examiner didn’t take photos of the scene.
Marc Fisher and Wesley Lowery
ESSAY | What occurred Monday night was rioting as a planned event, prepared for as to obscure the protests’ meaning.
Darren Wilson and evidence photos from prosecutors. (EPA/AP)
Sandhya Somashekhar, Steven Rich and Amy Brittain
Witnesses failed to definitively clarify some of the crucial details of the confrontation between Michael Brown and Darren Wilson.
GRAPHIC | A St. Louis County prosecutor laid out this sequence of events, using physical evidence and the testimony of witnesses.
The coach was losing games and the locker room after poor performances by the former starter.
WEATHER GANG | The I-95 corridor will likely be the dividing line between areas of snow and rain.
Michael E. Ruane and Julie Zauzmer
“I feel the justice system has failed us,” one protester said as she marched in the District.
COLUMN | Gone so long, they are finally back — and probably worth every minute you devote to them.
They argue that Charles Severance was taken into custody initially on a bogus charge.
Here's a look at how the defense secretary responded to some of the issues during his tenure.
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Hundreds came for holiday fixings and paid tribute to a man that many viewed as a champion of the poor.
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Michèle Flournoy was thought to be a front-runner for the job, and her withdrawal may muddle the search.
Philip Rucker and Matea Gold
She could stand out in the crowded GOP field, but a failed 2010 Senate bid and debts from it raise doubts.
Those who pay payroll taxes would be eligible to collect a wide array of federal benefits.
Harsh restrictions, power outages and medicine shortages define health care under the jihadists.
The president would veto the legislation if permanent provisions for working families aren’t added.
The St. Louis County prosecutor made a joke of the grand jury proceedings.
The situation underscores the need for police to wear body cameras.
The benefits of “Friendsgiving” include no travel, no drama and the ability to sleep in your own bed.
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'It's very difficult for me to talk about what he did.'
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The president visited Chicago to build support for his immigration actions.
The old, fragmented approach to law enforcement doesn’t work.
COLUMN | “Chocolate City” has given way to the Two Washingtons and worsening disparities.
Atlanta shreds turnover-prone Washington for a 38-point fourth quarter in 106-102 win.
Check your heater, roof shingles and sump pump.
Going Out Guide
Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson
Find out where to party on the night before Thanksgiving and the rest of the weekend.
Al Kamen and Colby Itkowitz
IN THE LOOP | Every year, the president makes a show of sparing a bird or two. But then what does the first family eat?
The plan would require states to issue report cards for teacher preparation programs based on several factors.
In the insular contemporary art scene, the sociologist gains an insider’s access but has an outsider’s eye.
“Little Dancer” captures the evocative atmosphere first captured by painter Degas’s Impressionistic masterpiece.
As part of a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission over false advertising charges, Sony will be offering early Vita buyers a small refund.
WONKBLOG | Thursday’s OPEC meeting in Vienna will be the groups’s most closely watched session in years.
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