Businesses in Ferguson say they are “going to wait and see” how to sustain what has been a tumultuous few months of riots and dramatically reduced revenue.
A new film about the “choking game” has sparked a social media craze with teenagers posting photos and videos of people choking themselves for a brief high that causes people to pass out – or in some cases, causes death.
It was a race that drew national attention, less for debates over policy and more for the gaffes that accompanied it.
“We fight the terrorists because they are fundamentally un-American, and yet we have terrorists in our own culture called abortionists,” Akin said.
At least a half-dozen looming figures in his own state party urged Akin to bow out, including presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney.