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November 26, 2014

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  • Missouri National Guard stand watch outside a Walgreens store on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.
    Guard reinforcements prevent more widespread chaos in Ferguson
    Nov. 26, 2014
    National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to ...
  • This July 31, 2014, file photo shows Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington.
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has surgery for coronary blockage
    Nov. 26, 2014
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has had surgery to place a stent in her right coronary artery. Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg says the 81-year-old Ginsburg had ...
  • Interactive: Where voter turnout was highest (and lowest) in Clark County
    Nov. 26, 2014
    A lack of prominent races on the ballot and growing disenchantment with President Barack Obama kept voters, especially Democrats, at home on election day. In Clark County ...
  • Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen, R-Sparks, speaks on the Assembly floor during the second day of a special session at the Nevada Legislature on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Carson City.
    From racism controversy to court: Hansen faces animal-trapping charge
    Nov. 26, 2014
    Facing a misdemeanor charge for illegally setting animal traps, embattled Nevada Assemblyman Ira Hansen insists he is the target of a vendetta spurred by ...
  • Killings surge in Mexico state at tip of Baja
    Nov. 26, 2014
    The normally bucolic, vacationer-crowded state at the tip of Mexico's Baja peninsula has become a battleground, with dozens of killings in a power struggle following the capture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman nearly ...
  • Travelers wait to claim their baggage at LaGuardia Airport in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. A nor'easter was expected to develop along the East Coast just as millions of travelers head to their Thanksgiving destinations, bringing mostly rain close to the coast, but heavier snow further inland.
    Thanksgiving travelers in Northeast contend with rain, snow
    Nov. 26, 2014
    One of the busiest, most stressful travel days of the year posed special challenges in the crowded Washington-to-Boston corridor as travelers on their way to Thanksgiving celebrations contended with a nor'easter packing ...
  • Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving
    Nov. 26, 2014
    A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to ...
  • Gig Depio’s “A Requiem for the Outsiders,” part of his show, A Brief History, at the Winchester Cultural Center.
    Gig Depio’s first solo show in Las Vegas is a heavy dose of social realism
    Nov. 26, 2014
    His decadent paintings are almost operatic.
  • St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch announces the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year old, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at the Buzz Westfall Justice Center in Clayton, Mo.
    Prosecutor faces new criticism over Ferguson case
    Nov. 25, 2014
    He criticized the media. He talked about witness testimony that didn't match physical evidence. And he did it at night, as a city already on edge waited to learn if a grand jury would indict ...
  • This Aug. 15, 2012, photo shows the abandoned trolley terminal deep underground in New York's Lower East Side, which may one day house a park. The project-in-the-works, history meets 21st century technology; will employ the latest solar technology to illuminate the subterranean space, filtering the sun via a collector at street level.
    Developers look to create underground NYC park
    Nov. 25, 2014
    Visitors from around the world are drawn to New York City's High Line, an elevated park built on defunct railroad tracks transformed into an urban sanctuary of flowers, grasses and trees. Private planners inspired by the High Line's success are now looking deep under Manhattan at a proposal to ...
  • Protesters march on the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive in reaction to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson, in New York, Nov. 25, 2014.
    Protests against Ferguson decision grow across U.S.
    Nov. 25, 2014
    People protesting the Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury decision took to the streets in cities across the U.S. for a second day Tuesday, showing that the racially charged case has inflamed tensions thousands of miles from ...
  • Police officers remove the barricades made up mostly of wooden pallets by demonstrators decorated with a banner reading: "Revolution should be accomplished" at an occupied area in Mong Kok district of Hong Kong Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Hong Kong authorities cleared street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in the volatile Mong Kok district for a second day Wednesday after a night of clashes.
    Hong Kong police arrest student protest leaders
    Nov. 25, 2014
    Hong Kong authorities cleared more street barricades from a pro-democracy protest camp in a volatile district Wednesday, part of a two-day operation in which police arrested more than 100 people, including key ...
  • President Barack Obama tries to quiet one of three hecklers as he addresses the crowd after meeting with community leaders about the executive actions he is taking to fix the immigration system Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Chicago.
    Obama takes on hecklers over immigration policy
    Nov. 25, 2014
    Taking on the hecklers who've been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they ...
  • Metro investigating strangling death of woman found near Lake Mead
    Nov. 25, 2014
    Police are seeking information on a 41-year-old woman whose body was found strangled to death near ...
  • 2 men charged with trying to support Islamic State
    Nov. 25, 2014
    One of two Minnesota men accused of planning to join the Islamic State group was stopped at an airport by FBI agents before traveling to the Middle East, but the other man slipped by ...
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