- Protests temporarily close malls, shut down trains
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Demonstrators temporarily shut down three large malls in suburban St. Louis on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday, as other rallies were held nationwide to protest a grand jury's recent decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
- A glance at national protests, cleanup in Ferguson
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Protesters turned out in several U.S. cities on one of the busiest shopping days of the year Friday in response to a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
- Black Friday gets a little less frenzied
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday seemed a little less crazy this year.
- BLACK FRIDAY LIVE: Thinner crowds, protests, beer
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday shoppers are starting to look like procrastinators.
- Michael Brown's legacy continues to evolve
NEW YORK (AP) — For some Americans on opposite sides of a national debate, Michael Brown has become a symbol, epitomizing their polarized views on who bears the blame for the toll of young black men killed by police officers. Brown was a gentle giant, in one version. A defiant troublemaker, in another.
- Ray Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacated
NEW YORK (AP) — An arbitrator Friday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again.
- Arizona, Missouri can playoff dream
Arizona and Missouri have playoff hopes.
- No. 12 Arizona beats No. 13 Arizona State 42-35
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez didn't want the score of the UCLA-Stanford game to be displayed inside Arizona Stadium, nor did he want word to leak down to the sideline.
- Hogan leads Stanford's 31-10 upset of No. 9 UCLA
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Kevin Hogan led Stanford onto the hallowed Rose Bowl turf for the fourth time in three years, the quarterback realized the stakes were a whole lot higher for No. 9 UCLA, which could clinch the Pac-12 South with a victory.
- No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.