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The officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Michael Brown in a confrontation on Aug. 9 is in talks to resign from the Ferguson Police Department. According to reports, Officer Darren Wilson “is in the final stages of negotiations” with local officials over the terms of his resignation. Today, a grand jury will meet, likely for the last time, to determine if charges will be brought against Wilson in the Brown killing. Since the shooting, Wilson has said that he did nothing wrong. According to CNN he’s told colleagues that the resignation is a move “to help ease pressure and protect his fellow officers.” The shooting of Michael Brown sparked massive protests and later crackdowns against demonstrators in Ferguson. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon recently declared a preemptive state of emergency in the area anticipating possible unrest following the announcement of the grand jury’s decision ... Discuss

We’ve got good news and bad news for Parks and Rec fans. The good news is that Chris Traeger and Ann Perkins (played by Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones) will return to Pawnee for the show’s final season next year. The bad news is, they’ll only be back for a single episode. In an interview with TVLine.com, executive producer Mike Schur said, “We made a list of people that we needed to see back one more time. We didn’t get everybody we wanted … But a lot of the people we were hoping to see one more time — we managed to make that happen.” The seventh and final season of the NBC sitcom will only be 13 episodes, but with Chris, Ann and other Pawnee favorites returning, it will literally be the best send-off, of all-time ... Discuss

As expected, last night President Obama unveiled his new immigration reform plan that would effectively defer deportation for 5 million undocumented immigrants. Under his new plan, parents of legal U.S. citizens or green card holders would be allowed to continue to live and work in the United States without the threat of deportation for three years. The plan also broadens the requirements necessary for undocumented immigrants who were brought into the country as children, essentially granting legal status to hundreds of thousands more.

In his speech last night, he explained, “Mass amnesty would be unfair. Mass deportation would be both impossible and contrary to our character. What I'm describing is accountability — a common-sense, middle-ground approach.” Many Republicans criticized Obama’s executive action, saying that he circumvented Congress, with some threatening to attempt to withhold funding. Rep. Bob Goodlatte told USA Today that the move “threatens to unravel our government's system of checks and balances and imperils individual liberty" ... Discuss

A new video from Bono’s One Campaign features a ton of famous faces, not asking viewers to do anything—instead, it features no speaking at all. The PSA, eventually displays the caption “Talk is cheap. It’s time for action,” encouraging viewers to visit One.org/Ebola to sign a petition, letting the world leaders know we’re “counting on you to quickly make and deliver bold commitments and help end the Ebola epidemic now.” The video, and petitions underlying message to leaders and viewers, is that we initially waited too long to provide the proper resources and aid to the nations fighting the deadly virus, and more has to be done ... Discuss

Tony Wheeler is an Indianapolis-based tattoo artist who is trying to raise enough money to start his own studio. He's hoping this tattoo image, which he designed, will go viral and help his dream come true. Conceptually, this tattoo is on fleek. As a theological statement, well, what do you think? ... Discuss

There’s been some interesting developments with the critically-acclaimed detective show Luther. Just days after it was announced that Idris Elba will not star in a new, American version of the drama being developed by Fox, the BBC announced that the actor would be returning to their network for at least two more 60-minute episodes.

Even though series creator Neil Cross and Elba have signed on to executive produce the new Fox version of the series, Cross released a statement this week saying, “Luther is coming back where he belongs. Back to the BBC. Back to London. And back to work.” The comment seems weirdly exclusive considering it was made the day after Fox released their own announcement about the American version. The new BBC episodes are expected to air some time next year, while the pilot for the Fox version is still in development ... Discuss