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Appeals for calm over Michael Brown shooting, but few new details emerge

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- Missouri's governor appealed for calm and a respect for protesters' rights Thursday amid what he called a "worsening situation" in Ferguson, where heavily armed police and protesters have clashed for the fourth straight

New Mexico man arrested for 8th DWI

A Las Cruces man was arrested and charged with his 8th DWI offense after he allegedly disabled his vehicle's interlock device and caused a crash around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago.

Kansas City police, teens face off

Some teens in Kansas City had a run in with the cops, but it's not what you think. Add officers and some good moves and you have a dance off.

Firm recalls 15K pounds of chicken nuggets due to 'extraneous materials'

Perdue, a Gainesville, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 15,306 pounds of frozen, fully cooked chicken nugget product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S.

Steve Ballmer now owns NBA's Clippers for record $2 billion

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer became the new owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, concluding a public saga in which the league expelled one of the prior co-owners for racist comments. The sale marks the e

Protests over Michael Brown shooting end with flying bottles and teargas

FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) -- Late night protests in Ferguson, Missouri, over the shooting death of Michael Brown, dispersed after bottles flew at officers, who answered with tear gas, police said Wednesday. Protesters gathered in the St.

Famed actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

Actress Lauren Bacall, the husky-voiced Hollywood icon known for her sultry sensuality, died Tuesday.

Restoring her kimchi connection

For Hannah Chung, at least one element of her parents' culture was something of an acquired taste.

Japan GDP growth collapses amid sales tax shock

Japan's economy suffered its worst contraction since 2011 in the second quarter as the threat of higher tax payments put consumers off major purchases.