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Peace and quiet return to the streets of Ferguson

 When night falls, it's pitch dark on Ellison Drive, except for one street light shining on three school children shooting hoops.

Girl suspended after saying 'bless you'

A young girl, who claims she was standing up for her religious beliefs in the classroom, was suspended after breaking a class rule of saying "bless you" after a classmate sneezed.

California man donates 125th gallon of blood

A Pacific Beach man received a celebration at the San Diego Blood Bank Tuesday for nearly 40 years of donations. Bob Fisher's chair was decorated with balloons and a sign that read, "125 gallons!"

Hiker finds 125 million-year-old dinosaur tracks near Moab

A hiker has discovered a new collection of footprints left behind 125 million years ago by a number of different dinosaurs.

Peanut, almond and nut butters recalled on fears of salmonella

The Food and Drug Administration announced Thursday that nSpired Natural Foods Inc. is voluntarily recalling several lots of peanut, almond and other nut butters on fears of salmonella contamination.

U.S. says American journalist execution video is real

A video released by ISIS shows the beheading of U.S. journalist James Foley and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq.

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in St. Louis

St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.

Marine's pregnant wife found dead in mine shaft

The body of a missing pregnant wife of a Marine based in California was found over the weekend and her former neighbor was arrested in connection with her death, police in San Bernardino County said.

What we know about Ferguson

Events are unfolding at a rapid pace in Ferguson, Missouri. The town has been in turmoil since midday August 9, when a city police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager, Michael Brown, in the middle of a street.

Autopsy results enough to charge officer, Brown family attorney says

An independent autopsy into the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, provides "ample" evidence to support the arrest of the police officer who shot him, family attorney Daryl Parks said Monday at a news conference.