Why I'm torn on Ferguson
I dreaded the Ferguson grand jury response for weeks. Not simply because I knew it was likely to lead to more heartache and unrest for the black community -- my community -- but because it would most certainly dredge up deep internal conflict for me.

Photos: Kim Kardashian Looks Better Than Ever in All Black
Kim Kardashian Through the Years. Inside the reality star's life and style.

Watershed moment for climate politics
For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics on so many fronts.

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step Down

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to Step DownDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down, senior administration officials confirmed today to ABC News.Flanked by Hagel and Vice President Biden, President Obama announced the Secretary’s departure this morning from the White House's State Dining Room.“Chuck Hagel has been no ordinary Secretary of Defense: As the first enlisted combat veteran to serve in that position, he understands our men and women like few others ,” the president said. “He’s been in the dirt and he’s been in the mud. And that’s established a special bond. He sees himself in them, and they see themselves in him. ...

Meet woman who blew whistle on FIFA
Bonita Mersiades describes how whistle-blowing affected her life.

Police: Man Duped Resort by Faking Being a Doctor
State police: Man scammed stay at posh Pennsylvania resort by pretending to be doctor

'Jurassic World' trailer out
The dinos are back, and this time they've got Star-Lord to contend with.














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