In Clayton, Missouri, the reaction to the grand jury decision was almost sedate. In Ferguson it was a very different matter.
The anger that had been growing in over 100 days of continuous protest spilled into violence as the prosecuting attorney said that a grand jury had found no probable cause to indict Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
The shock decision by East Timor's Prime Minister to expel foreign judges and advisers from the country appears to be connected to corruption cases against his cabinet, a damning report to Australia's judges and lawyers alleges.
After three months, the grand jury in Ferguson has finally reached a decision on whether to indict the white police officer who shot and killed a young black man.
The grand jury has voted to not indict Officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.
The problem in America is not between young black men and white police, but young black men and police in general.
The United States is becoming increasingly divided over gun control but while the argument rages its children keep dying.
Taiwan, the world's biggest maker of iPhones and iPads, has unexpectedly found its economy held hostage by protests by a young generation of digital natives, spawned – ironically – by its high-tech success.
The head of Emirates Airline wants better sharing of intelligence so that a disaster like that of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 is not repeated.