11/25: The aftermath in Ferguson; calorie counts coming to menus nationwide
More National Guard troops are on their way to Ferguson, Mo., to try and control the chaotic aftermath of a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson; and, a provision of the Affordable Care Act will soon require calorie counts on menus at restaurants with 20 or more locations.

Beyonce Brings the Sexy in New 'Haunted' Music Video
She back at it again! Beyonce, 33, debuted her new video for "Haunted" and it's everything you'd expect from the queen of pop.

Therapy on wheels in Sweden
Taxi Stockholm is offering free therapy sessions in the Swedish capital. CNN's Jim Boulden explains how it works.

Boehner: I'm ready to 'reappoint' members to special Benghazi panel in new Congress

House Speaker John BoehnerSpeaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday evening announced that he is reappointing Republican Trey Gowdy of South Carolina to head the Select Committee on Benghazi next Congress. The problem, however, is that by doing so, Boehner named a chairman to a panel that does not yet exist. Because the Benghazi committee is select and not permanent or standing, the House will have to vote again to re-create it when Congress returns for a new session in January. Boehner’s statement did not mention that another vote would need to occur in order for Gowdy to have a panel to lead or for other Republicans to serve on it.


UK business investment suffers surprise drop in third quarter, GDP unrevised
LONDON, Nov 26 - (Reuters) - British business investment suffered an unexpected fall in the third quarter of 2014, raising questions about the resilience of the economy's recovery, official data showed on Wednesday






Michael Brown's Family Gets Sympathy From Congress
After the Grand Jury's decision to not indict Officer Darren Wilson, protests roiled the streets of Ferguson, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington.

The National Guard, America's citizen soldiers

National Guard troops secure the police station in Ferguson, Missouri, on November 25, 2014, a day after violent protests that followed a grand jury decision in the fatal shooting of black teenager Michael BrownThe National Guard is a centuries-old military network that has served crucial roles in several US security operations, testing its mettle in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as on riot-plagued streets back home. Its Missouri units were deployed into Ferguson to help quell unrest that erupted after a grand jury did not indict a white police officer who shot dead an unarmed black teenager in August. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon said the National Guard presence in the Ferguson area would triple to 2,200, with the citizen soldiers tasked with keeping the peace and securing public safety following a night of racially-charged violent protests. Whether rushing to help the hurricane-battered US Gulf Coast in 2005, conducting counter-terrorism or peacekeeping operations abroad, or facing off with deadly consequences against unarmed anti-war demonstrators in 1970, the National Guard has served important but often controversial roles.


kt36

kt51

kt72

kt35

kt6

kt155

kt167

kt44

kt107

kt97

kt48

kt146

kt21

©2014 gownsman.org