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A car drives past a public health advertisement against the Ebola virus in MonroviaThe death toll has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported in eight countries.

President George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation is truly historic, but would you fork over $8.4 million to own one of two copies of the original document?
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland officials said they would release on Wednesday video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy who had brandished a pellet gun. Tamir E. Rice was shot by a patrol officer on Saturday after a 911 call reported someone pointing a gun at people at the Cudell Recreation Center. Police asked Rice to raise his hands, but an officer shot him when he instead reached for the pellet gun, police said. He died on Sunday. Police have said the video, which has no audio, clearly shows what happened. It will be released at about 1 p.m. local time. ...

Protesters vandalize a police vehicle outside of the Ferguson city hall on Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. Missouri's governor ordered hundreds more state militia into Ferguson on Tuesday, after a night of protests and rioting over a grand jury's decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a case that has inflamed racial tensions in the U.S. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — 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 indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.

GoPro Inc's founder and CEO Woodman holds a GoPro camera as he celebrates GoPro Inc's IPO at the Nasdaq Market Site in New YorkThe multi-rotor helicopters, priced between $500 and $1,000, will go on sale late next year, the Journal said. GoPro was not immediately available for comment. The company already provides the cameras used in many drones. (Reporting by Anya George Tharakan and Sai Sachin R in Bangalore; Editing by Kirti Pandey)

A general view of the Bushehr main nuclear reactorThe U.N. atomic agency will need more funds from member states.

Wilson revealed that he and his wife are expecting a baby.

Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in her Supreme Court chambers in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014. Ginsburg says the Supreme Court won't duck the issue of same-sex marriage the next time a case comes to the court. The 81-year-old Ginsburg said in an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday that she expects a same-sex marriage case to be heard and decided by June 2016, and possibly a year earlier. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A storm expected to blast the East Coast with rain and snow through Thursday morning is threatening to snarl traffic for millions and impede air travel ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The nor'easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico and is sweeping the northeast will bring rain to major cities, including New York and Boston, while higher elevations of New England will see as much as a foot of snow, said National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Orrison. "Either way, travel is not going to be in a good state," Orrison said. ...

Amanda Ashe of Oakland faces off with a police officer during a demonstration in Oakland, CaliforniaPeople from New York to L.A. took to the streets for a second straight night.

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