Thousands of gaming enthusiasts are swarming downtown Indy for Gen Con 2014. (WISH Photo/Howard Monroe)

Photos: Gen Con Goers

There are more than 350 exhibits and 14,000 games on display at the Indianapolis Convention Center.

Police walk through a cloud of smoke as they clash with protesters Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.  Protests in the St. Louis suburb rocked by racial unrest since a white police officer shot an unarmed black teenager to death turned violent Wednesday night, with some people lobbing molotov cocktails at police who responded with smoke bombs and tear gas to disperse the crowd. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Protests turn violent in St. Louis suburb

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel crowds who threw Molotov cocktails during another violent night on the st…

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US retail sales flat in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales were essentially flat in July, providing evidence that consumers have yet to shed their doubts about the…