Officers Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets at Missouri Protesters

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_159f490883.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Officers in riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, renewing tensions after the Saturday police shooting death of unarmed Michael Brown, 18. Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson said a large crowd that gathered throughout the day Monday at the site of a burned-out convenience store turned rowdy at nightfall, with people throwing rocks at police.

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Secret Blacklist Stopping Muslim Residents from Becoming Citizens, Lawsuit Claims

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_ec4c44dae0.jpgJohn Moore/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- A new lawsuit alleges that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is keeping a secret "blacklist" that is being used to stop certain Muslim permanent residents from becoming citizens. The American Civil Liberties Union is suing on behalf of four people who claim they have spent years waiting unsuccessfully to become naturalized citizens without any explanation from the government about why.

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Tony Stewart Crash Investigation Has Found 'No Criminal Behavior'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_20fefcebb9.jpgAndy Lyons/Getty Images (CANANDAIGUA, N.Y.) -- Authorities investigating the Tony Stewart racing accident that killed a fellow driver said Monday that "at this time, there are no facts to support any criminal behavior." Investigators are reviewing two videos of the crash, which occurred at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York, and are looking for additional recordings and eyewitness testimony from both spectators and other drivers on the course.

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Stuck Six Flags Roller Coaster Traps Riders

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_547b5ce46b.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (UPPER MARLBORO, Md.) -- As many as 24 people were trapped on the Joker's Jinx roller coaster that got stuck Sunday at Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. Prince George's County firefighters arrived to try to rescue the riders from the roller coaster, which was stuck on the tracks about 45 feet above the ground, according to a statement from Six Flags.

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Police 'Cannot Say' How Many Times Unarmed Missouri Teen Was Shot

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-08_0c764bba86.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (FERGUSON, Mo.) -- Police "cannot say" how many times an 18-year-old was struck when a Ferguson, Missouri, officer shot him after an altercation -- but the young man was unarmed, officials said Sunday. "Was the other subject, the deceased, the 18-year-old, armed with a handgun or rifle or any type of weapon at the time? The answer to that is no," said Jon Belmar, chief of the St. Louis County Police Department, which was investigating the shooting by a Ferguson Police Department officer.

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