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Ferguson Officer Who Shot Black Teen In Talks To Resign

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Ferguson, MO) -- Reports are circulating that the white police officer who shot a killed a black teenager in a St. Louis suburb is in talks to resign from the force. CNN reports that Officer Darren Wilson is in final negotiations with city officials to resign from the Ferguson, Missouri Police Department. Wilson killed 18-year-old…

FSU Students Back In Class After Shooting

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Tallahassee, FL) -- Classes are back in session at Florida State University. Students, staff and faculty at FSU are trying to rebound the day after three people were wounded in a shooting at a crowded campus library. About 500 students were in the library when a former student walked in and started shooting. Many of them…

Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In SC

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Same-sex couples are now free to marry in South Carolina. The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday decided 7-2 not to hear a final appeal from South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson. Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia were the two dissenting votes.

Most Americans Won’t Shop On Black Friday Or Cyber Monday

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Move over Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there's a new sheriff in town.   Jeanine Skowronski with Bankrate.com says a reason for the drop-off in crowds is because stores began pre-Black Friday sales as early as the beginning of November. The one demographic who's most likely to do their shopping on the Friday…

NSA: China Could Shut Down U.S. Infrastructure Computers

Posted On November 21, 2014

(Undated) -- The head of the National Security Agency says China might be able to shut down the computer systems of America's utilities, banks and aviation. Admiral Mike Rogers told the House Intelligence Committee that China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down those computer networks.…