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Ferguson Rally Marks 3 Weeks Since Michael Brown’s Death

Hundreds of people gather at the Canfield Green apartments for prayer around the memorial to Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, during a rally in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)
Hundreds of people gather at the Canfield Green apartments for prayer around the memorial to Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer three weeks earlier, during a rally in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

FERGUSON, Mo.—Hundreds converged on Ferguson on Saturday to march for Michael Brown, the unarmed black 18-year-old who was shot and killed by a white police...

  • In this Aug. 19, 2014, photo Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson meets with residents while walking the streets of Ferguson, Mo. Under Johnson's measured guidance, calm has been restored in Ferguson as the violent protests have ended, shops and restaurants along West Florissant are slowly getting back to business. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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  • United States guard Stephen Curry (4) shoots from the three point line as Dominican Republic guard Gerardo Suero (7) defends in the second half of an exhibition basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.  The United States defeated the Dominican Republic 105-62. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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  • This photo taken Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 shows hearings on legislation to repeal Common Core academic standards in the House Finance Hearing Room at Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.” (AP Photo/Columbus Dispatch, Kyle Robertson)

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  • President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington on Aug. 28, 2014, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

    Obama Seeks Allies Against ISIS

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  • Virginia quarterback Greyson Lambert (11) throws a pass during the first fall football practice on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 in Charlottesville, Va.   The redshirt sophomore quarterback is preparing for the first start of his college career on Saturday against No. 7 UCLA.    (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly)

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  • Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families. U.S. Park Police said 145 people were arrested. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

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  • This photo shows health care tax form 1095-A in Washington. Technical difficulties on this one could delay tax refunds for millions of Americans. To facilitate complicated connections between the new health care law and income taxes, HHS will have to send some 5 million households new tax forms that are like W-2s for health care. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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    WASHINGTON—If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama’s law this year, you’ll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file... Read more

  • U.S. President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Obama on Labor Day: Don’t Take Rights for Granted

    WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted. In his weekly... Read more

  • Denise Noonan Slavin (L), a Miami-based immigration judge, and Dana Leigh Marks, a federal administrative judge in San Francisco, speak on the urgent need to remove the immigration court system from the Department of Justice control. They spoke at a news conference at the National Press Club, Aug. 27. (Gary Feuerberg/Epoch Times)

    Immigration Judges: Courts ‘Dysfunctional’ and ‘Underfunded’

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  • In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, manatee Phoenix, foreground, who's tail was disfigured and damaged by a boat propeller, swims at the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a “threatened” species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to animals listed as endangered. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

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  • Mikhail Aleshin, of Russia, on track during practice for the IndyCar Honda Indy 200 auto race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)

    IndyCar Crash at Fontana Involves Mikhail Aleshin, Charlie Kimball; Aleshin Hospitalized

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  • In this Aug. 2, 2014, photo, Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon throws a pass during NCAA college football practice in Tucson, Ariz. Redshirt freshman Anu Solomon emerged from a four-way race and will be Arizona's season-opening quarterback. Solomon will debut against his hometown team UNLV on Friday night, Aug. 29,  at Arizona Stadium, though coach Rich Rodriguez said the other quarterbacks may still see action. (AP Photo/Arizona Daily Star, Mike Christy)

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    IRS Phone Call Scam: Calls From 202-609-7070 Are a Hoax; Don’t Answer, IRS Says

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  • Labor Day 2014 Weekend Weather, Travel; National Weather Service / NOAA Says Severe Weather in Central US

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  • In this film publicity image released by Apparition Films, Norman Reedus, left, and Sean Patrick Flanery are shown in a scene from "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day." (AP Photo/Apparition Films)

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