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Can Michael Brown’s death make a difference?

The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid to rest. Thus went the most recent enactment of "the ritual" —...

Justice Dept. seeks truth, calm in uneasy Ferguson

The U.S. Department of Justice has mounted an unusually swift and aggressive response to the death of Michael Brown, from an independent autopsy to dozens of FBI agents combing Ferguson, Missouri, for witnesses to...

A no-win situation in Iraq?

It was supposed to be over, America's war in Iraq. So all the old emotions boiled up anew as Americans absorbed the news that U.S. bombs were again striking targets in the nation where...