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Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton attends an event in New York, N.Y. on Nov. 21, 2014. (Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)
Former U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton attends an event in New York, N.Y. on Nov. 21, 2014.

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Hillary Clinton’s strengths and anger in White House revealedby Alex Seitz-Wald

Hillary Clinton’s prominent role in her husband’s White House caused friction with the president’s staff, which occasionally erupted in her anger, according to newly released oral histories from the time.

Despite troubled times, some in Ferguson still feel thankfulby Zachary Roth and Amanda Sakuma

It’s been a harrowing few days. But as Ferguson starts picking up the pieces and looking to the future, many residents here are emphasizing the positives in light of the holiday.

A black perspective on Darren Wilsonby Adam Howard

This was not the first time a delirious sense of brute force has been attributed to a black alleged victim of violence at the hands of whites.

Ferguson residents pick up the piecesby Amanda Sakuma

Seventeen-year-old Molly Rodgers couldn’t paint over all the destruction on the streets of downtown Ferguson, but she was willing to try. With a set of brushes and a few bottles of paint, Rodgers set out to do what little revitalization she could, using the boarded-up window at Cathy’s Kitchen as her canvas. Her message, in pink and white cursive letters: “Love will win.”

Late to the game, UVA board calls meeting to discuss campus rapeby Emma Margolin

The full breadth of confusion over how to respond to an epidemic of sexual violence at the University of Virginia (UVA) was on display Tuesday during a special, public meeting convened amid the fallout over Rolling Stone article that shed light upon the school’s rape culture.