Protestors chanted as members of the Missouri National Guard defended police headquarters in Ferguson, Missouri, on Wednesday night. Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets  to demonstrate over  a controversial verdict in the case of Michael Brown (18) being shot by police officer Darren Wilson. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA.

The streets of Ferguson, Missouri, were mostly quiet on Wednesday after two previous nights of racially charged unrest following a US grand jury deci(...)

Protesters rally outside the US district courthouse in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph: Chang W Lee/The New York Times

The town of Ferguson in Missouri was counting the cost of a night of violence triggered by Monday night’s announcement that a grand jury decided not (...)

Demonstrators march through the streets of Ferguson, Missouri on November 24th, 2014. Photograph: Jason Redmond/Reuters

The St Louis area braced for another day of protests on Tuesday after a grand jury cleared a white police officer in the fatal August shooting of an u(...)