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Guard reinforcements contain damage in Ferguson

National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.

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Protests against Ferguson decision grow across US

People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from the predominantly black St. Louis suburb.

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Former resident’s first novel earns good notices

The debut novel of a former Helias graduate is being hailed as “masterful,” “mesmerizing” and “well-crafted” by a host of national reviewers this fall.

Nurse who had Ebola asks bridal shop for refunds

A Dallas nurse who was diagnosed with Ebola is requesting refunds from the Ohio bridal shop she visited, but the store says the reimbursements aren’t feasible because it had to temporarily close and lost significant business.

Police: Student led high school prostitution ring in Florida

A 17-year-old recruited fellow high school students for a prostitution ring and coordinated deals on social media, charging $50 to $100 in cash and alcohol, police in Florida said.

Tuscumbia boys basketball wins second straight

Nick Grimwood and Zane Humphreys each put up 15 points, and Tuscumbia defeated Bunceton for its second win of the season.

Chamois tops Vienna for first girls basketball win

Led by 29 points from Paige Nolte, Chamois topped Vienna for its first win of the season.

Mexican boy recovering after huge tumor removed

An 11-year-old Mexican boy with a massive tumor who drew international attention when U.S. officials helped him get treatment in New Mexico is still recovering after an 11-hour surgery to remove pieces of the growth.

Honda admits failing to report deaths, injuries

Honda is admitting that it failed to report more than 1,700 injury and death claims about its vehicles to U.S. safety regulators, a violation of federal law.

WWII Museum opening new pavilion in New Orleans

A bombed-out bunker with a digital battle mapping table and animated fighter planes soaring overhead gives an immersive look at strategic air raids over Europe during World War II.

‘Wizard of Oz’ Cowardly Lion costume fetches $3M

The Cowardly Lion costume from the classic film “The Wizard of Oz” and the piano from the movie “Casablanca” each sold for over $3 million at a New York City auction.

Calvary Lutheran boys basketball drops opener

New Bloomfield placed four players in double figures as the Wildcats rolled to a 74-45 win Tuesday against the Calvary Lutheran Lions.

Thanksgiving travel woes? There’s an app for that

Traveling by plane, train or automobile can be a headache. Mixing in Thanksgiving can make it a throbbing migraine.

Cosby philanthropy shadowed by sexual allegations

Bill Cosby’s record of big donations to colleges and other institutions has been a key part of his rosy public image.

Hagel resignation comes at messy moment for US

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is resigning at a particularly tough time for U.S. foreign and defense policy, with one war ending, another just beginning and the Pentagon struggling with the prospect of deeper budget cuts ahead.

Columbia Catholic defeats Blair Oaks seventh-grade team

Columbia Catholic claimed a 28-20 win against the Blair Oaks seventh-grade boys’ basketball team on Tuesday night.

Legal scholars: Obama’s immigration actions lawful

More than 100 immigration professors and scholars declared Tuesday that President Barack Obama’s decision to make several million immigrants illegally in the United States eligible to be spared from deportation is constitutional and within his administrative powers.

Iran leader approves further nuclear negotiations

Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday gave his indirect approval for a continuation of talks over its disputed nuclear program, criticizing world powers who many frustrated Iranians believe could have worked harder to reach a deal with the country.

Tuesday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Jewell Loyd scored 23 points and Brianna Turner finished with 20, leading No. 2 Notre Dame to a 112-52 victory over Quinnipiac on Tuesday night.

Hong Kong attempts to clear unruly protest site

An attempt by Hong Kong authorities to clear a 2-month-old pro-democracy protest camp in Mong Kok district spiraled into chaos Tuesday as hundreds more protesters flooded the crowded neighborhood, a flashpoint for earlier violent clashes with police and angry mobs.

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