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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

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

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

Demonstrators protest the killing of teenager Michael Brown outside Greater St. Marks Family Church while Browns family along with civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton and a capacity crowd of guests met inside to discuss the killing on Aug. 12, 2014 in St Louis, Mo. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘The Death Of Michael Brown Is Heartbreaking’

President Barack Obama says that while the shooting death of a Missouri teenager has prompted “strong passions,” people should remember Michael Brown through “reflection and understanding.”

08/13/2014

Missouri All-American defensive end, a projected mid-round draft prospect, Michael Sam is poised to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

First Lady To Likely First Openly Gay NFL Player: ‘You’re An Inspiration To All Of Us’

Michelle Obama is among the athletes, celebrities and dignitaries lending support to Michael Sam after the Missouri All-American and NFL prospect announced that he is gay.

02/10/2014

David Nail (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for City Of Hope)

Musicians + Sports: David Nail Reveals His Dream Sports Job

A native of the tiny town of Kennett, Missouri, Nail’s well-documented love of sports is a very close second to music in his heart, always rooting for teams that hail from his home state.

01/24/2014

ACKSONVILLE, FL - JANUARY 02: Members of the Ohio State Buckeyes take the field during warmups at the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl against the Florida Gators at EverBank Field on January 2, 2012 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Ohio State A Win Away From BCS Title Shot, Whether SEC Likes It Or Not

If Ohio State gets by the defensive juggernaut of Michigan State in Indianapolis, the Buckeyes absolutely deserve to head to the final BCS Championship Game of the BCS era regardless of what happens at the SEC Championship in Atlanta.

12/03/2013

Rodeo clown wears Obama mask during state fair. (credit: CBS St. Louis)

Mo. Officials Back State Fair Despite Obama Stunt

Controversy over a rodeo clown who mocked President Barack Obama isn’t keeping Gov. Jay Nixon away from the annual governor’s ham breakfast at the Missouri State Fair.

08/15/2013

Rodeo clown wears Obama mask during state fair. (credit: CBS St. Louis)

White House: President Has No Reaction To Rodeo Clown Wearing Obama Mask

The White House isn’t saying much about a State Fair event in which a rodeo clown riled up the crowd as a bull chased a masked man imitating President Barack Obama.

08/14/2013

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