FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department on Friday to order its officers not to wear bracelets in support of the white policeman who shot to death an unarmed black teenager last month, sparking protests. In a letter to Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson, the Justice Department said residents had told its investigators that officers policing protest sites on Tuesday in Ferguson were seen wearing "I am Darren Wilson" bracelets. Wilson killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9, causing outrage in the mostly black St. ...
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — A water-main break Friday sent churning, muddy water flowing down West Hollywood's Sunset Strip, forcing authorities to close a section of the busy street to traffic as hotels and other businesses sought to keep their properties dry.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Yellow ribbons adorn the streets of Hannah Graham's northern Virginia neighborhood, symbols of hope in a community devastated by the disappearance of a woman known for her intelligence, wit and dry sense of humor.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president on Friday urged faster progress at nuclear talks between his country and six world powers, joining other top international officials who say the current round has failed to make substantial headway toward sealing a deal by the Nov. 24 deadline.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana teacher was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison in a notorious student rape case that dragged on for years and led to the censure of a judge who partially blamed the victim.
By John Clarke (Reuters) - A man arrested in Texas for the abduction of a University of Virginia student was returned to Virginia on Friday to face charges, while newly released records showed he was the focus of a 2002 college rape investigation but was never charged in that case. Jesse Matthew, 32, was flown into Charlottesville Albemarle Regional Airport under FBI escort shortly before 6 p.m. and was being held in jail there pending a court appearance on an arrest warrant for abduction with intent to defile, the FBI and Charlottesville police said. ...
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Cast as an olive branch by some, the Ferguson police chief's attempt to march with protesters demanding charges in the killing of an unarmed, black 18-year-old by a white officer still erupted into a clash that activists Friday blamed on police missteps.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Friday that the time isn't right for another phone conversation or a meeting with President Barack Obama "because of the sensitivity that still exists between the two countries."