Six Days in Ferguson: Voices From the Protests

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A day-by-day chronology of what happened in Ferguson, drawn from the best reporting by journalists and witnesses on the ground.

Obstruction of a Passageway

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The first time Timothy Braun ate pizza and watched movies with his dog in the face of adversity, he wrote an essay on it that made him almost famous. When he did it again, it landed him in jail.

Goodwill Returns WWII Treasure to Family of Veteran

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Early last week, a box of World War II medals, awards, and mementos was discovered at a Missouri Goodwill; the owner’s family was overwhelmed to hear that they would be returned home.

Community of Christ Church Considers Allowing Same-Sex Marriage

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Church member Art Smith said, “It’s a journey we are all in together and we don’t necessarily all agree, but I think we want to include everybody in our faith journey.”

‘Jesus the Homeless’ Sculpture Causes Controversy

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It’s the gaping wounds in the feet that reveal the subject, whose face is draped and barely visible, as Jesus the Homeless.

Gay Man Kicked Out of Partner’s Hospital Room

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HeatherN examines the case of the man who was denied access to his partner’s hospital room, despite a joint power of attorney agreement.

High School Band Director Saves More Than 120 Lives

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Quick thinking and even quicker action saved the lives of over 100 students and their chaperones.

Federal Judge Rules Public Library Must Unblock “Occult” Websites

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ACLU Director of the Program on Freedom of Religion and Belief, Daniel Mach said, “Public libraries should be maximizing the spread of information, not blocking access to viewpoints or religious ideas not shared by the majority.”

United Arab Emirates Donates Millions to Help Rebuild America

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Help for a community comes from the most unexpected place.

Homeless Man Returns Diamond Engagement Ring That Was Given to Him Accidentally

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Sarah Darling said, “I think in our world we often jump to like the worst conclusion, and it just makes you realize that there are good people out there.”

Kansas City Chiefs Player Kills Girlfriend and Commits Suicide

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A linebacker for the Chiefs shot his girlfriend and then himself at 8 a.m. this morning.

Secret Santa Gives $100 Bills to Sandy Survivors

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An anonymous donor in a red elf cap and jeans is making his way around hurricane-ravaged neighborhoods handing out 100 dollar bills to people in need.

Hunting for Dad: How Men Bond and Why Family Comes First

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Three generations of hunters say good-bye to the patriarch and take aim at Big Snotty

Hunting for Dad: Three Generations Take Aim at Familial Bonding

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12-year-old hunter gets shot at Big Snotty to salvage annual hunting trip for the family

Hunting for Dad: The Burial and Blackberry Brandy

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Family and friends bury the ashes of the man who brought them together

Hunting for Dad: Rituals, Rites, and the Tribe

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Family makes annual pilgrimage to hunt deer and bury the ashes of the patriarch