-- Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.
1. Ferguson Protests Move to Wal-Mart, Target Stores for Black Friday
Protesters visited stores in the St. Louis area overnight, using the Black Friday shopping occasion to speak out about a grand jury’s decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
The protests began Thanksgiving night and continued early Friday. Protesters spent a few minutes at each store, shouting sayings such as “Hands up, don’t shoot!” and “Shut it down!” while walking through the store aisles.
2. Ferguson Officer Darren Wilson Confident Federal Probe Will Clear Him Too
The Ferguson police officer cleared of charges by a Missouri grand jury in the killing an unarmed black teenager says he’s confident a federal criminal probe into his actions will find “nothing” and clear him too.
In an exclusive interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, Officer Darren Wilson insisted he carried no racial bias when he fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, and Wilson said he’s never been accused of acting in a racist manner during his entire law enforcement career.
“I did my job and followed my training,” Wilson said. “The training took over.”
3. Search on for Missing Ohio State Football Player
An Ohio State University football player hasn't been seen since going out for a walk late Tuesday night and his family and friends are concerned that something may be wrong.
Ohio State University football player Kosta Karageorge left his apartment about 2 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to his family. His sister Sophia told the Columbus Dispatch that his roommate said that he left to take a walk.
As of 6 p.m. ET today, a family member told ABC News that the search so far has yielded no clues to the college senior's whereabouts.
4. New York Boys Recovering After Being Trapped in Snowbank
Two New York boys are recovering after they were inadvertently trapped for about six hours in a snowbank when a plow operator pushed snow over them, not realizing they were there.
But the boys – ages 11 and 9 – are OK, after police officers, relatives and neighbors frantically dug through the snow to pull them to safety.
5. Richard Sherman Won Thanksgiving by Shutting Down the 49ers (Again)
Richard Sherman shares a deep rivalry with the San Francisco 49ers.
The Seattle Seahawks cornerback is best known for his outburst following the NFC Championship Game in January, when he made a key deflection against the 49ers, then screamed in a post-game interview, yelling, “I’m the best corner in the game … Don’t you ever talk about me!”
Sherman was at it again Thursday. The NFC Western Division rivals faced off, but this time, Sherman didn’t have to say a word.