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 Local shops boarded up windows and painted signs in opposition to the decision. Nicholas Shereikis
Local shops boarded up windows and painted signs in opposition to the decision.

Missouri reacts to grand jury’s decision on Darren Wilson

Protests and riots against perceived racial bias in the U.S. justice system erupted within seconds after the decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson was announced. The reaction has spread nationwide but is most concentrated Ferguson and the greater St. Louis region.

O'Malley legislation remains untouched

Despite the election of Republican Larry Hogan as Maryland's next governor, Republicans failed to force veto referendums that would have challenged the liberal legacy of the exiting O'Malley.

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A promising start

Now that the dust from November's midterms has settled, many are carefully watching Larry Hogan's every move and offering their own criticisms. However, let's not judge Larry Hogan based solely off of his affiliation with a certain political party.

Blackwater guards convicted in Iraqi shootings

Seven years ago, four guards employed by the American private security company Blackwater (now known as Academi) were accused of shooting over 30 Iraqi civilians at a traffic circle in Baghdad. On October 22, they were found guilty of a majority of the charges.

Getting the Ball Rolling

The United States and China have a fraught but important partnership with one another. After a series of meetings in Beijing in early November, the two countries made several strides toward a more productive relationship that will benefit the world at large.

War on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, one of the few non-religious holidays celebrated by Americans, seems to have fallen prey to this country's obsession with materialism.

No shortage of love for Sleater-Kinney

After ten years of an indefinite hiatus, the punk rock band Sleater-Kinney announced the release of a new album and a following tour in late October. The album, "No Cities to Love" will be released on Jan. 19, 2015 into the hands of anxiously-waiting, longtime fans who scrambled to get the rapidly-selling tickets for their February and March US and European tour.
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