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Darren Wilson Resigns From Ferguson Police Force

Darren Wilson Resigns From Ferguson Police Force

(FERGUSON, Mo.) — Darren Wilson has resigned from the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department in wake of fatal shooting of Michael Brown, his attorney said today.Wilson’s resignation comes five days after a grand jury investigating the Aug. 9 shooting declined to indict the police officer. He has been on administrative leave since the shooting.One of his…MORE

Ferguson Grand Jury to Reconvene Monday

Ferguson Grand Jury to Reconvene Monday

Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(FERGUSON, Mo.) — The grand jury investigating the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Mo., police Officer Darren Wilson is not meeting this weekend and will reconvene Monday, sources told ABC News.Speculation that a decision on whether to indict Wilson in the shooting was coming soon has increased tensions in a…MORE

Report Find All-Time High Rate of Child Homelessness

Report Find All-Time High Rate of Child Homelessness

Xavier_S/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new report from The National Center on Family Homelessness at the American Institutes for Research found that 2.5 million American children experience homelessness each year.The rate of childhood homelessness is at an all-time high, the report says, and has increased by eight percent nationally compared to last year. A stunning 31…MORE

Nearly 200 Fall Ill with Norovirus on Cruise Ship

Nearly 200 Fall Ill with Norovirus on Cruise Ship

AlexanderCher/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A cruise ship has been hit with an outbreak of norovirus just six months after dealing with another bout of the stomach bug earlier this year.The Crown Princess ship was heading to port in Southern California Sunday as passengers and crew members dealt with an outbreak of the flu-like norovirus. The virus…MORE