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Ferguson residents struggling with daily life

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Life in this working-class St. Louis suburb of modest brick homes and low-rise apartments hasn't been the same since Angelia Dickens' son tearfully told her, "The police shot a boy."

Iggy Azalea falls off stage during pre-VMA show

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Iggy Azalea tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert, but she appeared unharmed and posted a video of the fall on social media.

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

President Barack Obama is trying to rally support for a taxpayer-subsidized bank that he says creates jobs.

AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

|Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Leaders say Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court

The nation's weather

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Weather Underground Forecast for Saturday, August 23, 2014

Emails show Walker recall election campaign push

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Newly released court documents include excerpts from emails showing that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's recall election campaign team told him to instruct donors to give to a key conservative group that would run ads for Walker and distribute money to other conservative groups backing him.

Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children, witnesses and Palestinian officials said.

Officer critical in coma after California gunfight

|Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

A veteran, second-generation police officer was in critical condition in a medically induced coma after being wounded in a shootout where the rookie officer he was training shot and killed a gunman, authorities said.

3 Japanese freshmen killed in California crash

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Eight incoming freshman college students from Japan were riding in a small car that ran off a California freeway and hit a power pole, leaving three of them dead and five of them injured, officials said.

Ferguson streets stay calm after violent nights

| |Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Ferguson's streets remained peaceful as tensions between police and protesters continued to subside after nights of violence and unrest that erupted when a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old.