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Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August but was not indicted by a grand jury last week, has tendered his resignation from the force.
The protests came after the 86-year-old former strongman saw charges of murder against him overturned by an appeals court.
The video was posted to a Facebook page called My Stealthy Freedom showing Iranian women defying the country's strict laws on female dress.
Actor Mickey Rourke, 62, whose brief professional boxing career ended 20 years ago, faced off against a 29-year-old fighter from Pasadena in an exhibition match in Moscow.
As the holiday shopping season kicks off, protesters are demonstrating nationwide over a wide range of issues, including the Ferguson grand jury verdict, low wages, and animal fur sales.
Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country's elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media.
The Mexican president announced a nationwide anti-crime plan that would give Congress the power to dissolve local governments infiltrated by drug gangs.
Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday to observe the Thanksgiving holiday, decorating boarded-up storefronts and gathering for church services.
The pair fed and clothed Central American migrants on their way through Mexico. One of them, a transvestite, had been doing it for more than a decade.
Degan Ali, a Somali humanitarian, tells us about her organization's efforts to fight famine in Kenya, Somalia and South Sudan.
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.
The National Weather Service said major Northeast cities will likely see moderate to heavy rain most of Wednesday.
The bill defines Israel as "the nation-state of the Jewish people." It has angered not only Israel's Arab citizens, but also members of the coalition government.
The two sides had set a deadline of today to hammer out a deal, curbing Iran's nuclear programs. Instead, Western powers and Iran agreed to a second extension.
Female Marines are being humiliated and generally degraded by their peers on Facebook. The groups' pages are frequently shut down, but return within days due to a dedicated following.
Tunisia took another step forward in its transition to democracy on Sunday by holding its first free presidential election, with voters hoping for more stability and a better economy.