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Demonstrators protesting the August 9 police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown react as police fire tear gas on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri early on August 17, 2014.  A crowd of some 200 demonstrators defied a curfew that came into effect in Ferguson early on August 17, days after police shot dead the unarmed black teen, triggering a wave of rioting. (Photo by Joshua LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)

FAA Extends Ban on Low-Flying Aircraft Over Ferguson

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended a ban on flights operating below 3,000 feet over Ferguson, Missouri, for a week “to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities.”

08/18/2014

President Barack Obama said during a statement on Aug. 18, that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Ferguson, Missouri.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama on Ferguson: Time to Listen, Not Just Shout

Calling for understanding in the face of racially charged anger, President Barack Obama said Monday that the vast majority of protesters in a St. Louis suburb were peaceful, but warned that a small minority was undermining justice for the unarmed black man shot and killed by police.

08/18/2014

Dr. Michael Baden points to an autopsy diagram showing where the gun shots hit Michael Brown as family attorney's Benjamin Crump (L) and Daryl Parks look on during a press conference at  the Greater St. Marks Family Church on August 18, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Unarmed teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Missouri Governor Sends National Guard to Ferguson

Missouri’s governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.

08/18/2014

File photo of US Attorney General Eric Holder. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Holder Asks For Federal Autopsy On Missouri Teen

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has asked for the Justice Department to arrange an autopsy on the body of Michael Brown by a federal medical examiner.

08/17/2014

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Guide to Developments in Missouri Police Shooting

After an unarmed black teenager was shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, police officer, the city north of downtown St. Louis erupted into violent protests. Here’s a look at the key elements of the shooting and the unrest that followed.

08/17/2014

Police fire tear gas at demonstrators protesting the shooting of Michael Brown after they refused to honor the midnight curfew on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The curfew was imposed on Saturday in an attempt to reign in the violence that has erupted nearly every night in the suburban St. Louis town since the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police Deploy Tear Gas to Impose Ferguson Curfew

The first night of a state-imposed curfew in Ferguson, Missouri, ended with tear gas and arrests of some protesters, but it wasn’t the curfew violation that precipitated the confrontation.

08/17/2014

A police officer keeps watch over demonstrators protesting the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on Aug. 13, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Lawmaker To Introduce Bill To Curb Increasing Militarization Of Police Agencies

Images of police outfitted in paramilitary gear clashing with protesters in suburban St. Louis after the weekend shooting death of unarmed black teenager is giving new impetus to efforts to rein in a Pentagon program that provides free machine guns and other surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

08/15/2014

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Obama Again Wading Into Racially Charged Matter That Has Riveted Nation

For President Barack Obama, the intersection of race and the law has revealed both the pitfalls and the power of wading into these delicate matters as the nation’s first black president.

08/15/2014

Demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 14, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Holder Promises Brown Family Full Civil Rights Investigation Of Teen’s Death

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday promised the family of an unarmed black teenager shot by police in Missouri a full, independent civil rights investigation of his death.

08/14/2014

A protest over the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed black teen shot to death by police in Missouri, closed a portion of 7th Street by the Verizon Center.  (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Protest of Michael Brown Shooting Closes Streets Near Verizon Center

A number of vigils were held in Washington Thursday night by protesters angry over the death of an unarmed black teen shot by an officer.

08/14/2014

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