Ferguson: Protesters torch cars but fewer arrests, incidents

Ferguson protests aftermath


The tension here got thicker with every tick of the clock Tuesday night. But in the end, Ferguson was spared the kind of damage inflicted on it a day earlier.

Michael Brown's father: 'They crucified his character'

Michael Brown Sr, Al Sharpton


Michael Brown's father says a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who killed his son changes his view of America.

URGENT - US Flight Delays

(CNN) -- Airlines have canceled 552 flights within, into or out of the United States on Wednesday, according to FlightAware.com. The number of delays is at…

Storm to mar Thanksgiving travel in Northeast

Don't be thankful for this morning's sunny, crisp fall weather just yet.

A wintry storm is hours away from snarling travel across the East Coast on Wednesday,…

Angelina Jolie: Mansion tax 'could put me off' U.K. move

Angelina Jolie

Jeff Christensen/Reuters

A controversial plan to tax expensive properties in the U.K. could keep Angelina Jolie from becoming a Londoner.

Biden defends immigration in Irish op-ed

Vice President Joe Biden invoked his Irish heritage while making a full defense of President Obama's immigration action in an op-ed for IrishCentral, a news…

Ferguson protests around U.S. fill streets

From New York to Los Angeles and dozens of cities in between, protesters flooded the streets to denounce a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict…

Pot pies that get you baked, not burned

Dowding (v.): A disturbing, drug-induced experience brought on by the overconsumption of marijuana edibles. Usage: "Aww man, I ate all those cookies and now…

McCaffery: A 'Tax Day' Americans could love?

November is the month we celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States. In Finland, there is a different type of celebration. It turns out that all tax returns…

San Francisco passes retail worker 'bill of rights'

Retail and chain-restaurant workers in San Francisco may soon benefit from an expansive, first-of-its kind law passed unanimously this week.

If signed by Mayor…

BlackBerry will buy your iPhone

BlackBerry Passport


BlackBerry wants your iPhone, and will pay for it.

Supersonic jets can fly from New York to L.A. in 2.5 hours (or less)

Supersonic jet

Lockheed Martin

The super rich may soon be going supersonic.

French library uncovers rare Shakespeare work

William Shakespeare portrait, blurb size

National Portrait Gallery, London

A librarian in northern France made what may be the discovery of his lifetime when he uncovered a rare Shakespeare's First Folio in his library's collection.

Black Friday: Europe's stores educate shoppers

Black Friday is spreading to Europe -- although some shoppers need a little nudge to understand why they are getting a deal.

More European retailers have been…

Activists pour back into Hong Kong streets

Hong Kong protesters

Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Protesters and police again faced off in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong on Wednesday evening, hours after authorities cleared barricades and tents from a…

Rowdy protesters trash Ferguson bakery; crowdfunding picks it up again

Thanksgiving is looking up for Natalie Dubose, the Ferguson entrepreneur whose bakery was trashed by rowdy protesters overnight Monday.

Dubose owns Natalie's…

WH denies role in response to Ferguson riots

A senior White House official told CNN on Wednesday that the Missouri lieutenant governor's claim that the White House prevented Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon from…

"I thought life would be better after the recession. Not worse."

--John Smith, unemployed construction worker

"These amendments may very likely duck the House's specific definition of what constitutes an earmark, but that doesn't mean it's not pork.

--Leslie Paige of Citizens Against Government Waste

"Folks are beyond homeless here. Their homes don't exist ... the power and destruction here was unimaginable."

--Missouri Gov. Jay Dixon following a devastating tornado that killed more than 150 people.

""There's a lot of things happening that can change the dynamic of this race from the past. So it will certainly be interesting to see."

--former Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneve on the Indy 500.

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