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Wikimedia
August 21, 2014
The Department of Defense has transferred over $4.3 billion worth of surplus military equipment - including 345 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles (MRAPs), 205 grenade launchers and over 12,000 bayonets - to more than 17,000 state and local law enforcement agencies across the nation since 1997.
August 20, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Same-sex couples will have to forget their plans to marry in Virginia — at least for now — after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed Wednesday to delay an appeals court ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban.
CNSNews
August 20, 2014
Shabazz told CNN that the protesters, many of them young men, "are not just upset about Michael Brown. These young men have no fathers. These young men -- there's a social decay here. There's a police brutality issue around the country...It's a big problem."
CNSNews
August 20, 2014
Sergeant Kevin Ahlbrand, president of the Missouri Fraternal Order of Police, says the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown has been vilified in the press and by politicians before the facts are known.
By MIKE STOBBE
August 21, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive treatment in a special isolation unit.
By RACHEL D'ORO
August 21, 2014
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Convicted Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen, who abducted women and hunted them down in the Alaska wilderness in the 1970s as Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.
By STEPHEN SINGER
August 21, 2014
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from overseas study programs in Israel as the Gaza war rages, though the relative calm beyond the immediate battle areas is raising questions in some quarters about why they had to leave.