The man paces back and forth on a St. Louis street, yelling "Shoot me," as two armed police officers approach him.
Social media sites and users consider how to deal with images, video of James Foley's beheading by ISIS.
Conflicting accounts and police reticence in the Michael Brown shooting have made it difficult to ascertain what exactly happened.
When war reporter James Foley wasn't writing for GlobalPost or recording video for AFP, he occasionally shared stories on his own blog.
St. Louis police shot and killed a young African-American man Tuesday after authorities say he brandished a knife.
Don't expect a quick end to the Michael Brown case. St. Louis County's prosecutor tells radio station KTRS the grand jury may have it until mid-October.
A veteran police officer's column saying everyone should submit to police orders has sparked more debate about the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
The city has been roiling since Michael Brown was killed. Several leaders have stepped up, but there's still plenty to do.
A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect is expected to plead guilty Thursday to obstruction and conspiracy charges.
Here's a look at some background information about the National Guard, the oldest component of the U.S. armed forces.
Law enforcement officers safely ended a two-day hostage situation at suburban Chicago house Wednesday, rescuing four hostages.
Here's a look at the life of former New York Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik, who served time in prison for tax fraud and lying to officials.
While protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, are demanding justice for the killing of Michael Brown by police, questions are being asked about the man who at the moment is responsible for pursuing any prosecution and whether he can be impartial.
Here is a look at the life of Treasury Secretary Jacob "Jack" Lew.
Here's a look at the life of Olympic and world champion figure skater Scott Hamilton.
Amid the protests over Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, residents are showing the good side of the city with acts of kindness and generosity.
Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure -- this time, in California.
Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a man accused of killing the pregnant wife of a Marine in California.
A pair of robbery suspects took five children and a woman hostage Tuesday inside an Illinois home, police say.
Ferguson, Missouri, leaders issue a plea for calm, promising to raise money to equip police officers with dash and vest cams, among other things.
"Agitators" stirring violence amid Ferguson protests are "a disgrace," a state senator says.
By calling National Guard troops into Ferguson, authorities are taking the situation "to the opposite extreme," a former FBI assistant director says.
Defense Sec. Chuck Hagel asks for more info on program that provides military surplus to police, issue came to light with response to Ferguson protests.
They've served in every U.S. war since 1637, and now National Guard members are trying to help quell unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
A 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guthrie, Oklahoma, at 7:41 a.m. CT (8:41 a.m. ET) Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
As many as four inches of rain fell near Phoenix on Tuesday, sending flash floodwater through areas of Arizona already saturated from recent rains.
The pain that Michael Brown's parents are going through is something Sybrina Fulton can relate to.
Read what's next for the city of Ferguson, Missouri, which has become a national flashpoint in the debate over race and the use of force by police.
6 journalists taken into custody covering the latest protests in Ferguson, Missouri, a move one press freedom group says is an effort to restrict the press.
As the nation sees protests supporting black shooting victim Michael Brown, there's also support for the white officer who fatally shot the unarmed teen.
After years of causing angst for White House political aides by delving into issues of race, Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Ferguson, Missouri, as President Barack Obama's top emissary.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1965 Selma to Montgomery March in Alabama.
Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.
When a photographer is at the right place at the right time, a lightning show can be absolutely magical.
Here is a look at the life of former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
Here's a look at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, often referred to as the Mormon Church.
Police in California say 2 high schoolers plotted to kill 3 staffers and as many students as possible at South Pasadena High School, but plan was foiled.
NYC police are searching for Sudanese model Ataui-Deng Hopkins, known in the fashion world as Ataui Deng, who has been missing since August 6.
Here's a look at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), the United States government agency that conducts research into space.
Here's a look at what you need to know about ricin, a natural, highly toxic compound that is extracted from castor beans.
From Arizona to New York, alleged thieves are turning those tiny iconic plastic interlocking bricks you grew up with into cold, hard cash.
Syria's most dangerous chemical weapons have been destroyed at sea, almost a year after nerve gas killed 1,000 people.
Former workers at a California slaughterhouse have been charged with knowingly processing and distributing meat from cancerous cows, court documents said
The officer who killed Michael Brown says the teen rushed at him in the moments before the shooting, according to an account phoned into a radio station.
The preliminary results of an autopsy that Michael Brown's family requested are unlikely to settle the dueling narratives.
Here is a look at the life of Stephen G. Breyer, Justice for the United States Supreme Court.
Here is a look at the life of Texas Governor Rick Perry.
The two Amish girls kidnapped last week in upstate New York were sexually abused while in captivity, St. Lawrence County District Attorney Mary Rain said.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the MLB All-Star game, also known as the Midsummer Classic.
Here's some background information about the U.S. Capitol. Located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the Capitol is the meeting place of the United States Congress.
Alfred Pennine, longtime proprietor of Pennine Funeral Home in Providence, Rhode Island, may have taken a secret to his grave.
A day of peaceful protests devolved into a night of Molotov cocktails and tear gas as rage boiled over in Ferguson, Missouri.
A friend of the man who inspired the viral "Ice Bucket Challenge" died this weekend in a diving accident.
Cynthia Scudo, an all-American mom of eight and grandmother of 18, survived an extraordinary journey: She abused prescription painkillers and used heroin.
Protecting protesters constitutional rights and residents' security isn't always simple.
Missouri governor signs an order declaring a state of emergency and implementing a curfew in Ferguson.
Several University of Notre Dame students, including four football players, are being investigated over academic fraud allegations, the university said.
Police have arrested a couple and charged them with kidnapping in the apparent abduction of two Amish girls in upstate New York this week.
Police chief: The Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown didn't stop him because he was suspected in a recent robbery.
Conflicting accounts and police reticence have made it difficult to ascertain what exactly happened in Michael Brown shooting.
Ferguson, Missouri, security chief Capt. Ron Johnson says "It was a good night" after protesters march without problems.
Here's an in-depth look at the life of Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. secretary of state.
Here is a look at the life of George Mitchell, former U.S. senator (D-Maine).
Trying to find the best drug abuse treatment options for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. But it is not impossible.
Missouri state patrol Capt. Ron Johnson is now in charge of security in trouble Ferguson, and as a native of the area, he says the work for him is personal.
Here is a look at the life of former U.S. Senator Carol Moseley Braun.
Here's a look at the life of actor and former U.S. Senator Fred Thompson.
Here's a look at the life of former presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Ron Paul.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the 1963 March on Washington, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. and others.
A video from moments after the weekend shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, shows onlookers quickly concluding Michael Brown was shot "for no ... reason."
In Ferguson, Missouri, law enforcement is being blamed for escalating violence during protests of an unarmed teen's killing by police.
Two Amish girls, who were apparently abducted from a roadside farm stand in upstate New York, have been found and are safe, authorities said early Friday.
State troopers take over security in this St. Louis suburb after days of clashes between police and protesters.
The accounts of why a police officer fatally shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown on a street in Ferguson, Missouri, couldn't be more disparate.
When Bud Selig leaves Major League Baseball's front office in January, he'll retire with baseball in pretty good shape.
There are wildly differing accounts of what led to Michael Brown's death. It seems logical to ask: Where is the police dashcam video?
Major League Baseball owners elected COO Rob Manfred as the league's next commissioner.
Tony Stewart won't participate in NASCAR's next Sprint Cup race, but his team says it hasn't been determined if or when he might return to the track.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the College Football Playoff, a four-team seeded postseason format which begins for the 2014 season and replaces the Bowl Championship Series (BCS).
TV news crew believes police in Ferguson deliberately fired tear gas and rubber bullets at them Wednesday during protests over Michael Brown's death.
Here's a look at the life of Mike Huckabee, talk show host and former governor of Arkansas.
Here's a look at the life of singer Justin Bieber.
Here is a look at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
There in the baby section, behind boxes of strollers, was a 14-year-old boy with a secret.
Michael Brown was fatally shot by a Ferguson, Missouri, cop, but the officer's name hasn't been released.
Here is a look at the life of award-winning actress Lauren Bacall.
The photo from Ferguson, Missouri, that stopped me in my tracks was taken by a local educator.
Here's a list of five things you may not know about Ferguson, Missouri, which has been in the spotlight since this weekend when a teenager was shot.
Police in Ferguson, Missouri, know who shot Michael Brown, but three days after the 18-year-old's death, they're still not saying.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer became the new owner of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday
German artists Matthias Wermke and Mischa Leinkauf say replacement of American flags above Brooklyn Bridge was an "art project."
Here's a look at what you need to know about immigration to the United States.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Primetime Emmy Awards.
Here's a look at some Hurricane Katrina statistics.
Here is a look at the life of Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft.
Kevin Ward Jr., a race car driver killed after an on-track incident with NASCAR driver Tony Stewart, died of "massive blunt trauma," authorities said.
As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. got in a race car. As soon as he could, Kevin Ward Jr. started winning races.