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Brown autopsy results leaked, spun to favor police

The timing of the report along with emphasis on powder burns and marijuana use may suggest local official's tactics designed to undermine the grand jury's work prior to its completion.

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Today in Native history: Harrison extinguishes Ponca land rights

The tragedy of the Ponca Indians led to Nebraska's last significant land acquisition,  when President Harrison issued a proclamation that extended the northern boundary of Nebraska into the Dakota territory. 

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St. Louis adds its voice to national protest against police brutality

With their chants bellowing across the streets, passersby were reminded that in 75 days the family of Michael Brown has not received any answers from law enforcement officials.

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Ebola fear, monitoring ease for some in Dallas

Officials said 43 of 48 people on an original watch list have passed the 21-day maximum incubation period for the viral disease and are now in the clear.

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Nurses: Ebola threat requires emergency presidential action

With concern escalating bout the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on Obama to "invoke his executive authority."

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Nurses say U.S. hospitals not ready to tackle Ebola

As the Ebola crisis appears to grow more serious, some 4,000 nurses got on a national conference call sponsored by the NNU to discuss the response at their hospitals.

In wake of Ferguson, Baltimore examines police practices

Baltimore is among the many cities in the country examining its police performance in the wake of the Aug. 9 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.

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“Put the middle class first” bus tour rolls into Connecticut

Lt. Gov. Wyman recalled that the day after the "Raise the Minimum Wage" bus tour, "we were able to raise Connecticut's minimum wage so people would not live in poverty."

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It’s the GOP’s turn to ask, “What’s the Matter with Kansas?”

With less than a month to go before the Nov. 4 election, "What's the matter with Kansas?" is a question Republicans are asking.

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