In a remote village, poor children are on the front line of an education battle. The village’s only educated person aims to teach them — and shame teachers who are paid but don’t show up for work.
This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation’s capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.
“The violence we saw in the areas of Ferguson last night cannot be repeated,” Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday. He said there will be a total of 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.
Brokers and consultants have told large employers they could save money by shifting workers with expensive health conditions into insurance marketplace exchanges. Now that has been deemed illegal.
A heavy police presence intended to protect Ferguson following a chaotic night of unrest is making some locals even more anxious.
Saying an internal affairs investigation into the August incident in which officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown is continuing, Mayor James Knowles says Wilson remains on leave.
Officer Darren Wilson fired a total of 12 shots during his Aug. 9 encounter with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Of those, at least six hit Brown, killing him, evidence released Monday showed.
Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and his two children in 2010. Under the plea deal, she will serve 65 more days.
Nearly a decade ago, Iraq’s war drove millions from their homes and divided the country along sectarian lines. It’s happening again in response to the latest brutality by the Islamic State.
Raccoons, as cute as they are, carry parasites that can be dangerous to humans. Mixing medicine with yummy treats reduced the disease risk for animals and humans in parks in Chicago.
The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown’s civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.
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Art imitates life for Chris Pearce — English teacher by day, comic artist by night. Inspired by his students, the material practically writes itself.
Wilson told a grand jury in September that Michael Brown punched him twice in the face and “the third one could be fatal if he hit me right.” The grand jury declined to charge him in Brown’s death.
The grand jury was presented with hours of testimony and thousands of pages of documents. Their job was to decide if there was enough probable cause to bring charges against Officer Darren Wilson.