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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama is getting off the island. In a rare move for him, the president planned a break in the middle of his Martha's Vineyard vacation to return to Washington on Sunday night for unspecifi... "/&g
Don't be fooled by the recent USA Today column in which Charles Koch, a man who made billions while trampling workers' rights, shares his supposed deep concern for working families, young people and the disadvantaged.... "/>
Ferguson On Edge On First Night With Curfew: Police in Ferguson, Missouri cracked down early Sunday on a small group of protesters who defied the midnight curfew imposed by Gov. Jay Nixon (D) www.huffingtonpost.com
FERGUSON, Mo. and WASHINGTON, DC -- Police in Ferguson, Missouri cracked down early Sunday on a small group of protesters who defied the midnight curfew imposed by Gov. Jay Nixon (D). The crowd in the streets before the curfew appeared to be much... "
How The Koch Brothers Are Organizing Against Your Local Zoo, Transit And School Board www.huffingtonpost.com
WASHINGTON -- Though the network of conservative groups funded by billionaires Charles and David Koch are better known for spending millions on top-tier Senate and gubernatorial races, they may be having a more durable impact at the local level. ... "
WASHINGTON -- Local police forces need military equipment to fight terrorism, members of Congress argued in June when they successfully beat back legislation that would have restricted the Defense Department's ability to transfer such weaponry to pol... &
For residents in states where medical marijuana is legal, having a neighborhood "go to pot" might not be so bad. And as Illinois prepares to throw open its doors for businesses that sell legal weed, a marijuana activist is speaking out to c... &
It Doesn't Matter If Michael Brown Stole A Box Of Cigars: "...Brown's character is irrelevant. Brown's potential involvement in a crime doesn't answer the questions that citizens of Ferguson have taken to the streets for the past six days to see www.huffingtonpost.com
If Brown did steal a box of smokes, does it mean we should care less about how he died?... "/>
Republican Senator Tom Coburn called out Fox News during a talk on Wednesday, saying that some of the network's shows are exactly the opposite of what the network claims to be in its "Fair and Balanced" slogan. “There are certain ... "/>
The man now leading police in Ferguson, Missouri, walked Thursday night with those protesting the shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, one day after protesters faced rubber bullets and tear gas from heavily armed officers in riot gear.... &qu
Photos From Ferguson And 1960s Protests Side By Side Make It Clear How Little Has Changed www.huffingtonpost.com
A young black man in sunglasses holds a sign with bold print in full view of the camera: "I AM A MAN." The word "am" is underlined. He's not just stressing the word, he's insisting on it. Around him, there are others with simi... "
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) announced Thursday that he plans to file legislation aimed at stemming the militarization of local police -- something on full display this week in Ferguson, Missouri, where officers in riot gear have been show... &
WASHINGTON -- Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson had few answers for reporters who wanted to know why officers dressed in full riot gear were throwing tear gas and firing rubber bullets during largely peaceful protests against the killing of Michae... &
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) called on President Barack Obama to declare martial law in Ferguson, Missouri, where police and protesters have clashed after a police officer shot and killed unarmed black teenager Michael Brown on Saturday.... &
An Al Jazeera America news crew covering the tension in Ferguson, Missouri was hit with tear gas by police on Wednesday.Police smashing Al Jazeera America cameras and lights. #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/KXeiHaPck6— rachel white (@ohhoe) Augus... "/>
This pervasive and not-so-subtle media bias is right in front of your eyes.... "/>
Snapping photos of police in Ferguson, Missouri, may have gotten Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly arrested Wednesday night while he was covering protests prompted by the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot to death b... &
We are relieved Ryan Reilly and Wesley Lowery are safe, but we are disturbed by their arrest and assault. Ryan was working on his laptop in a McDonald's near the protests in Ferguson, MO, when police barged in, armed with high-powered weapons, an... "
WASHINGTON -- A St. Louis official who has been a prominent presence at the protests in Ferguson, Missouri was arrested Wednesday night, according to his wife.Antonio French is an alderman in St. Louis, who has been tweeting non-stop about what h... "
FERGUSON, Mo. -- Missouri state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal confronted Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson during a press conference Wednesday, asking why she was tear-gassed during a nonviolent protest.Chappelle-Nadal, a Democrat, said she had been... "
The Huffington Post's Ryan J. Reilly and the Washington Post's Wesley Lowery were arrested Wednesday evening while covering the protests in Ferguson, Missouri after the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown, who was shot by a police officer l... &