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Live updates: Nation reacts, Ferguson erupts

November 24, 2014

(Jim Young/Reuters)

A grand jury in Missouri declined to indict Darren Wilson, the white Ferguson police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager sparked days of turbulent protests and triggered a frank conversation about race and police interaction with African-Americans. Wilson, 28, shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown during an Aug. 9 confrontation in the St. Louis suburb. Monday night in Ferguson, following the grand jury’s decision, calm gave way to panic and anger.