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Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

In Ferguson, Mo., some younger and older residents have differing views on whether violence among protesters is appropriate and how best to effect change.

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Life Goes On, Even With The Specter Of Ebola

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Demonstrators protest the death of Michael Brown on Friday in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Generation Gap Divides Local Opinion On Ferguson Protests

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Police officers and other first responders attend a 2012 autism information training session in Wrentham, Mass. Several cities are working to reduce the risk of miscommunication between police officers and people with autism. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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For Parents Of Young Black Men With Autism, Extra Fear About Police

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The Mokelumne Wilderness is located in the Sierra Nevada mountains, east of Sacramento, Calif., and south of Lake Tahoe. Mike Vilhauer spent five days lost in the region after he walked away from his campsite to look for fishing bait. Sebastian Werner/Flickr hide caption

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Alone In The Wilderness, A Lost Fisherman Fights For His Life

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Bruce Hornsby's Modern Classical Moment

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