FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday to observe Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts at times with Dr. Seuss quotes and gathering for church services and turkey giveaways — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg left the hospital Thursday after undergoing a heart procedure, a spokeswoman said. The 81-year-old Ginsburg, a liberal on the nine-justice panel, had a stent placed in her right coronary artery early Wednesday, court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said. She was able to leave the hospital Thursday morning, which is the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States. Appointed to the top court by president Bill Clinton in 1993, she has had serious medical setbacks before.
By Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city centre in the evening, officials and witnesses said. The suicide attack on the British embassy car in the east of the Afghan capital killed two embassy workers including one Briton and wounded more than 30 others in the vicinity of the explosion, officials said. The second blast, targeting a compound run by a contractor for the U.S. ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department says demonstrators who can't make bail after being arrested during Ferguson protests will be released in time for Thanksgiving dinner.