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Obama and Holder hone messages on race issues

They are the nation's first African-American President and attorney general, so Barack Obama and Eric Holder always were going to face extra scrutiny over their approach to racially charged issues.

Conservative critics howled when Obama said in 2009 t...

Sybrina Fulton, Tracy Martin

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Ferguson: Trayvon Martin's mom shares pain

In the days since Michael Brown was shot and killed, protests have filled the streets in Ferguson.

But beyond the signs, marchers and tear gas, there's the pain and grief of a family. It's a pain Sybrina Fulton knows all too well.

"I wish I had a word...

O'Mara: Lessons of Trayvon Martin case

I believed we had learned lessons from the George Zimmerman case in how to better handle cases like the Michael Brown shooting. Zimmerman, you'll recall, was charged with shooting Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager in Sanford, Florida, in 2012...

Opinion: Obama must lead on racial profiling

President Obama's remarks Thursday on the death of Michael Brown were an echo of his powerful 2013 speech on Trayvon Martin's shooting. Notably absent was any mention of race.

A year ago, the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's shooter sparked protests acr...

Ferguson Mo demonstration Tuesday night

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Tear gas fills Ferguson's streets again

A new witness in the police shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, told CNN that Brown and the police officer tussled at the police car window, then the officer shot the teen multiple times, as Brown backed away.

"What I saw was...

George Zimmerman, 7-13-2013

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George Zimmerman back on 'patrol' in Florida?

Former neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman was spotted back on patrol this weekend in Central Florida, this time outside a store in DeLand that sells motorcycles, guns and ammunition.

George Zimmerman acquitted

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Zimmerman 'patrolling' shop after theft

Although he's not a hired security officer, George Zimmerman has been "patrolling" near a Volusia County gun shop after it was robbed, according to the owner.

Cevallos: Pull up those saggy pants

A Florida town has banned people -- let's face it, young people -- from wearing saggy pants.

A councilwoman for Ocala pushed for passage of the law, but the town's Mayor Kent Guinn may ultimately veto the fashion police.

If the law goes into effect, ...

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