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Crowds protest the Ferguson grand jury decision across the U.S.

Michael Brown supporters are asking those frustrated with the grand jury decision to avoid shopping on Black Friday. It's a different kind of protest from those that sprang up across the country Tuesday.

How to prevent food poisoning on Thanksgiving

The journey from the frozen foods section to the table fraught with food poisoning peril for your Thanksgiving turkey.

Darren Wilson says he's sorry but his conscience is clear

Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, in his first interview since the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown, told ABC News Tuesday that he's not tormented by that fateful encounter in suburban St. Louis last summer.

Father unable to save 5 children inside burning mobile home

A father fought desperately to save his five children from a fire in Edna, Texas Tuesday, but was unable to make his way through the flames.

Donations pour in to Ferguson library

Ferguson is in turmoil, but one community safe haven is getting a lot of attention. Schools were closed Tuesday, but the town's public library stayed open to give children a place to go.

Florida high school student uses social media to run prostitution ring

A bust at a high school in Venice, Florida has left students stunned. Isabel Mascarenas reports a student was using social media to run a prostitution ring.

More food banks serve hungry college students

They may be studying at high-priced institutions, but a growing number of U.S. college students rely on food pantries for their next meal.

Texas prison employee guilty of having sex with an inmate

A 38-year-old Texarkana, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Arkansas authorities search for missing 2-year-old autistic boy

The search for a missing Arkansas toddler continues. Hundreds of volunteers have been searching for Malik Drummond since Sunday night.

3-year-old accidentally shoots, kills mother in Oklahoma

A Tulsa, Oklahoma woman is dead after her toddler son accidentally shot her in the head. police say.

Half marathons are booming in popularity among women

A lot of folks will burn their Thanksgiving calories before the big meal Thursday morning with race events called Turkey Trots. It's nothing new for a growing number of women, who are off to the races in record numbers.

Officer Darren Wilson issues statement

Officer Darren Wilson wrote a letter to supporters, which was released by an anonymous source after the grand jury's decision not to return an indictment in the shooting of Michael Brown.

Daylight reveals charred remains of buildings in Ferguson

Morning light unveiled smouldering streets in Ferguson, Missouri.

Violent protests follow decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson

Violent protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri overnight following word that a grand jury will not indict police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

Ferguson Grand Jury does not indict Officer Darren Wilson

A Missouri Grand Jury has decided not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of 18 year old Michael Brown on August 9, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch said Monday night.