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Clemency Hearing Set For Georgia Death Row Inmate

The State Board of Pardons and Paroles has invited representatives for Robert Wayne Holsey to advocate for clemency for him on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m.

Bureaucratic Hoops Make D.C. Affordable Housing Units Hard To Sell

This problem exists nationwide, but in the nation's capital, there are more requirements and restrictions. For example, D.C. limits the maximum resale price and makes homeowners wait before they sell.

Is Digital Learning More Cost-Effective? Maybe Not

Digital learning initiatives are spreading to schools across the country, but new research raises doubts about how well they work.

Federal Ferguson Investigation Will Remain Independent, Holder Insists

The federal probe is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Justice Department veterans say proving he violated federal criminal law will be difficult.

Missouri Governor Adds 'Significantly' To National Guard In Ferguson

"Last night, criminals intent on lawlessness and destruction terrorized this community," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said, adding that there will be 2,200 National Guardsmen in the region tonight.

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GEMA Chief Being Replaced

The head of Georgia's emergency management agency will be replaced by the chief of the state's national guard.

How Can Vultures Eat Rotten Roadkill And Survive?

Vultures consume toxic bacteria that would sicken or kill humans. Stouter immune systems, colonies of helpful microbes and potent stomach acid may help the carrion eaters gorge with abandon.

Ferguson Documents: The Physical Evidence

Officer Darren Wilson fired a total of 12 shots during his Aug. 9 encounter with 18-year-old Michael Brown. Of those, at least six hit Brown, killing him, evidence released Monday showed.

Florida Woman In 'Stand Your Ground' Case Accepts Plea Deal

Marissa Alexander had been sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing what she said was a warning shot at her husband and his two children in 2010. Under the plea deal, she will serve 65 more days.

Ferguson Mayor James Knowles: No Decision Yet On Wilson's Job

Saying an internal affairs investigation into the August incident in which officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown is continuing, Mayor James Knowles says Wilson remains on leave.

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