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Reuters Investigates - George Zimmerman: Prelude to a shooting

During the time Zimmerman was in hiding, his detractors defined him as a vigilante who had decided Martin was suspicious merely because he was black. After Zimmerman was finally arrested on a charge of second-degree murder more than six weeks after the shooting, prosecutors portrayed him as a violent and angry man who disregarded authority by pursuing the 17-year-old. But a more nuanced portrait of Zimmerman has emerged from a Reuters investigation into Zimmerman's past and a series of incidents in the community in the months preceding the Martin shooting.

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Reuters Insight: Can Occupy Wall Street survive?

"Most of the social scientists who are at all like me - unsentimental leftists...think this movement is over." / OWS: America in a political "coma".

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Reuters Insight: Under Siege - Stop and Frisk Polarizes New York

The NYPD's stop-and-frisk policy has drawn New York City into an emotional debate about race, policing and Fourth Amendment rights. A Reuters analysis of more than three million stops from 2006 through 2011 determined where the densest concentrations of stops occurred.

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Domestic drones are already reshaping U.S.crime-fighting | Reuters

"We can now bring the crime scene right into the jury box."

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Trayvon Martin call was mistake, not deliberate: NBC | Reuters

Under growing public pressure to explain the incident, NBC News President Steve Capus provided Reuters with the fullest explanation to date of how the edited call made it on air and what the network is doing to prevent such a consequential error from happening again.

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NYPD expands surveillance net to fight crime as well as terrorism | Reuters

Having developed one of the most sophisticated surveillance networks in the United States, the New York Police Department is now expanding its use, giving local precinct commanders new powers to to fight street crime with high-tech tools previously reserved for counterterrorism operations.

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From Hollywood to Kansas, drones are flying under the radar | Reuters

Tens of thousands of domestic drones are zipping through U.S. skies, often flouting tight federal restrictions on drone use that require even the police and the military to get special permits.

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NYPD to End Low Level Marijuana Arrests | Reuters

With less than an ounce, you're likely to bounce.

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U.S. app to help emergency responders communicate in crisis| Reuters

"It tells you who is near you, who can help you.."

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NBC fires producer over edited Trayvon Martin call | Reuters

NBC News has fired a producer following a probe into its broadcasting of a misleading edit of an audio clip of a 911 emergency response call during coverage of the Trayvon Martin shooting, two sources at the network said.

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Dozens arrested at Occupy's 6-month anniversary rally | Reuters

Dozens of Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested during the weekend as police cleared New York's Zuccotti Park, where demonstrators had gathered for the struggling movement's six-month anniversary.

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Village Voice newspaper chain to split from controversial ad site | Reuters

Village Voice Media (VVM) will split off from its controversial online advertising site and create a new company for its struggling chain of alternative weekly newspapers and websites.

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Goldman fund to exit company owning sex advert site

A private equity fund run by Goldman Sachs Group Inc, under fire over its business ethics, has agreed to sell back its stake in a media company that critics say facilitates sex trafficking.

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Second firm to sell stake in Village Voice Media | Reuters

Trimaran source: firm has agreed to sell its "single-digit stake" in Village Voice Media.

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Powerful tornadoes strike in four central U.S. states

A massive storm front swept north through the central United States on Sunday, hammering the region with fist-sized hail, blinding rain and tornadoes, including a half-mile wide twister that struck near Oklahoma City.