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25 November 2014 Last updated at 23:18 ET

Ferguson protests spread across US

Protesters turn out across the US over the decision not to charge a white policeman who shot a black teenager in Missouri, with rioting in California.

Ferguson protests nationwide Live

Live updates as rallies are held across the US in memory of black teenager Michael Brown, whose fatal shooting by a police officer in Ferguson sparked a night of serious unrest.

The childrenFive children die in US house fire

Five children have died after a fire destroyed a mobile home in a small town in southern Texas, local media report.

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Jon Sopel Article written by Jon Sopel Jon Sopel North America editor

How many more Fergusons are there?

How many other towns and cities across America have exactly the same cocktail of problems that one spark could ignite, the BBC's Jon Sopel asks.

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Katty Kay Article written by Katty Kay Katty Kay Presenter, BBC World News

Low-key Hagel in a high-key world

If Chuck Hagel's time as secretary of defence is being described as low key, the events he has overseen as head of the US military have been anything but.

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