Protesters In LA React To Grand Jury Decision In Ferguson Case

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Ferguson protests: LAPD confirms 183 arrests overnight


Chief Beck says there were 167 arrests for disturbing the peace and one for felony battery on a police officer. An additional 15 juveniles were cited for curfew violations.

Decision delayed on expanded oil drilling in West Adams

A decision on whether to permit expanded oil drilling has been delayed after about a hundred residents turned out to a hearing to oppose the plan.

Obama defends legal authority to pardon turkeys

President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with.

EPA proposes new rules to curb ozone levels

The rules would lower the threshold for ozone from 75 parts per billion to between 65 ppb to 70 ppb. They are likely to be opposed by industry groups.

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A warning for Latin America's faltering economies

A woman waits for customers at a street market where she sells shoes in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazil and other Latin American economies have prospered by selling commodities and low-tech goods. But now many economies are struggling, and some point to the region's lack of high-tech and other cutting edge industries.

Latin economies thrived when prices for raw commodities soared. But with those prices down sharply, the region is hurting due to a lack of high-tech.

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Those phone-obsessed teenagers aren't as lonely as you think


Teenagers may not need as much face-to-face interaction as earlier generations to feel connected. This may explain why a study finds they're not feeling as lonely.