The president decided to speak on the issues in Ferguson after receiving a late-night briefing Wednesday from Attorney General Eric Holder on the violence that had escalated while Obama mingled with former President Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary…
While the unfolding events in Ferguson, Missouri, continue to disturb observers around the country, the emerging narrative is familiar. Historian Craig Steven Wilder offers his take on how citizens are responding in the streets and on social media, as well…
By News Desk and Associated Press
Gov. Jay Nixon was scheduled to speak to press and community members at 4 p.m.
Ferguson, Missouri police chief Thomas Jackson spoke to the press Thursday, calling the situation in the St. Louis suburb a "powder keg," but said that law enforcement was aiming to "facilitate" the protests.
By Colleen Shalby
Michael Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden said her her son was shot eight times following an altercation with an unidentified officer.
By PBS NewsHour
Michael Brown, head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, resigned Monday following a barrage of criticism of his agency's handling of the Hurricane Katrina relief effort.
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