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Today's National Headlines
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Aiming to head off new looting and rioting, Missouri's governor on Tuesday ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the clearing of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A national museum commemorating the American experience of World War Two will open a new exhibit next month aimed at bringing the sounds and sensations of the conflict to new generations.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge by industry groups and some states to an Obama administration regulation intended to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired power plants.

(Reuters) - Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assault following an altercation at a suburban Washington home, police said Tuesday.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has requested documents from Puerto Rico's Aqueduct and Sewer Authority (PRASA), in an action PRASA described as an "investigation", according to a statement on the authority's website.

ENDERLIN, N.D. (Reuters) - After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. Unfortunately for the 38-year-old waitress the commute, which should only last a minute or two, can take a half-an-hour. That's because, chances are, there's a Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd train blocking the tracks somewhere on her route.

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday.

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Some 61 people were arrested during a night of unrest in the St. Louis suburbs following a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer for the fatal August shooting of an unarmed black teen, the St. Louis County Police Department said on Tuesday.

(Reuters) - Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton said the grand jury system was misused in the case of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot and killed in August by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb.

(Reuters) - Attorneys for the family of Michael Brown blasted the grand jury process that led to a decision not to indict Darren Wilson, the white police officer who shot and killed the black teenager in August.

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The first documentary made with the cooperation of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobai...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf made a brief appearance in a New York court on Tuesday to sh...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Cowardly Lion costume worn in the film "The Wizard of Oz," including the sc...
(Reuters) - Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot has been charged with domestic assa...
Private league project in the works again
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:15:15 GMT
PARIS (Reuters) - The prospect of a private cycling league raised its head again on Tuesday when 11 ...
SOFIA (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko's promotion agency K2 has filed a la...
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