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The ensuing chaos echoed the past several nights of conflict between the police and protesters, with journalists among those arrested and feeling the effects of tear gas.
What you need to know for Wednesday: Tennis without tickets, a day of marches, and a development in the chokehold case.
Though Republicans have dominated federal offices since Alaska became a state in 1960, luck and the advantage of incumbency have had a large role.
Palestinian militants and Israeli military traded fire for a second day after the collapse of the latest cease-fire and suspension of peace talks in Cairo.
Dan Sullivan defeated two rivals and will face Senator Mark Begich, a Democrat, in a closely watched election that could tip the Senate to Republican control.
The Met’s management and the union representing its stage hands reached a contract deal, allowing the company to go ahead with its coming season of performances.
A peaceful protest gave way to a new wave of confrontation, hours before a grand jury was to consider evidence in the shooting death of Mr. Brown.
A regulator fined 10 of 12 companies a total of $200 million, a record for China. The fines coincided with deteriorating relations between Tokyo and Beijing.
Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets at Israel for a second day on Wednesday after fighting resumed with the collapse of truce talks and an Israeli air strike that killed three people in Gaza.
An inquiry by the attorney general’s office found that minority shoppers were disproportionately followed and, sometimes, detained at Macy’s flagship Herald Square store.
Humans and dogs fuel exercise very differently. So if you’re taking your dog out for a run, take note.
The terrorist group ISIS said it executed James Foley in retaliation for American airstrikes in Iraq.
The differences between Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. and President Obama have drawn criticism in recent days, as some praise one’s outspokenness and lament another’s caution.
Encountering the realities of pension costs, budget deficits and a scarcity of federal support, Mayor Bill de Blasio has struggled to please his supporters.
Strident criticism of the action taken by the police in Ferguson, Mo., has come from authoritarian nations where the police are often venerated and dissent is scarcely tolerated.
The cartoon characters populating Times Square have formed a group, seeking respect from police officers who seem, to them, to be against them.
The archbishop, a champion of the poor and critic of government repression in El Salvador, was gunned down in 1980.
Witnesses to the shooting death of Michael Brown, a black teenager, by Darren Wilson, a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. is scheduled to visit Ferguson on Wednesday.
President Obama rejected growing arguments that the chaos in Iraq should prompt him to reconsider his timetable for withdrawing the last soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016.
At 5 feet 6, the Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is one of two shortest players in Major League Baseball, but he was leading all players in batting average and hits.