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Police detain a protester in Ferguson on Monday. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

Police in riot gear contained roughly 200 protesters who had gathered in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri on Monday to mark the anniversary of the po(...)

Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday.  Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Authorities declared a state of emergency in Ferguson, Missouri, after gunfire erupted on the anniversary of a high-profile police shooting and prosec(...)

Protesters holding an image of officer Darren Wilson walk past police guarding a business in Ferguson, Missouri on November 29th. Photograph: Adrees Latif/Reuters

The white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb has resigned, his lawyer said on Saturday, as activists set (...)

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(...)

Policemen extinguish a fire burning a police vehicle near the Ferguson City Hall, in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Alexey Furman/EPA.

The police officer involved in the shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri has said he has a clean conscience over the incident. Darr(...)

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(...)

A police car burns on the street after a grand jury returned no indictment for police officer Darren Wilson in the August shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri, late last night.   Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

Protesters took to the streets in major cities across the US to demonstrate at the decision of a grand jury not to bring charges against a white Misso(...)

Police line up across from protesters outside the Ferguson Police Department in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: EPA

There is an uneasy quiet in Ferguson, Missouri ahead of a grand jury on whether to bring charges against a white police officer for fatally shooting (...)

 Demonstrators protest the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, USA last night. The National Guard is to withdraw from Ferguson as nearly two weeks of  protests have finally waned. Photograph: Larry W Smith/EPA.

Missouri’s governor has ordered National Guard troops to withdraw from the riot-weary town of Ferguson as tensions ease after nearly two weeks of rac(...)

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