Without a criminal indictment, Michael Brown's family might have no better legal recourse than to sue local authorities for the African-American teenager's fatal shooting by a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer.
U.S. President Barack Obama is concerned and disappointed at the violence that broke out after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict a white police officer for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, a White House aide said on Tuesday.
Hong Kong riot police arrested 80 pro-democracy protesters on Tuesday in running clashes after several thousand demonstrators erected street barricades following clearance of part of a protest hotspot.
Aiming to head off more looting and rioting, Missouri's governor on Tuesday ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the clearing of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon urged people in the St. Louis area to show respect and restraint following a grand jury's decision on whether to criminally charge a white police officer in the August fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.