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FERGUSON IMAGE SWAPThe months-long process has put the St. Louis region on edge.

2014-11-24 14:32:44 -0700

FILE - In this Aug., 13, 2014 file photo Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson speaks in Ferguson, Mo. Some of Jackson's actions in the wake of Michael Brown's shooting have drawn criticism, including his decision to announce that Brown was a suspect in the convenience-store robbery, a move that stirred anger in Ferguson's black community. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)A Missouri grand jury has reached a decision on whether to charge Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 fatal shooting of Michael Brown. Yahoo News is providing live updates below.

2014-11-24 11:47:50 -0700

Hagel hugPresident Barack Obama on Monday praised the service of outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel but gave no hint as to whether he has settled on a shortlist for a successor. Instead, the president announced that Hagel would stay on until a successor has won Senate confirmation. One of numerous potential candidates to replace him, Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., has already pulled his name from contention.

2014-11-24 14:40:25 -0700