Authorities in Ferguson, Missouri say 44 people were arrested during overnight protests stemming from the Michael Brown shooting. Police say the protests were much more peaceful than they were on Monday night. (Nov. 26)
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The massive storm system that made its way across the Southeast spawning a tornado outbreak is blamed for at least 37 deaths, and the destruction of countless homes and businesses. (April 30)Copyright 2014 The Associated Press
Billy Joel was honored in Washington, D.C. with the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The prize is awarded to performers and composers for their lifetime contributions to popular music. The event was a star-studded one, which included appearances from Tony Bennett - who sang the Joel classic "New York State of Mind" - and Kevin Spacey, who showed off his harmonica skills with a rendition of "Piano Man." Of course the night wouldn't be complete without something from Joel, himself. The singer took to his piano to perform a slew of his biggest hits.
Violence may be in the name, but first impressions can be deceiving. Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain were keen to highlight the anti-violence message in their upcoming film, "A Most Violent Year", at the world premiere in Los Angeles on Thursday 6th. SOUNDBITE: Actress Jessica Chastain, saying (English) : "It's a morality tale. I think people hear "A Most Violent Year" and they expect it to be this very gory, violent film. In fact, it's a film about a person who is trying to live a life of non violence in the most violent year of New York. So, it's a take on that genre." The actors play a New York-based couple who are trying to grow a small business in 1981, one of the most violent years in the history of the city. Isaac said the film's take on the life of a Latin American immigrant was unique. SOUNDBITE: Actor Oscar Isaac, saying (English): "You don't usually see characters in films of Latin descent represented this way which is, someone who
Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been banned for life by the NBA in response to racist comments the league says he made in a recorded conversation. Commissioner Adam Silver said he will try to force the controversial owner to sell his franchise. For more on this story click here.
The District of Columbia police chief says the search for Relisha Rudd at a park is a "recovery operation," although police haven't given up hope of finding her alive. The 8-year-old disappeared weeks ago. (March 27)Copyright 2014 The Associated Press