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Among several reforms, Judge Donald McCullin ordered that all arrest warrants issued in Ferguson before 2015 be withdrawn.
Aug. 24, 2015
The rollout will happen gradually, reports member station KERA, with Homemade Vanilla being sold in some Texas stores next Monday. Other flavors will soon follow.
Aug. 24, 2015
Stock prices plunged Monday, prompting Wall Street analysts to talk about a "correction" in stock prices. But many savers worry that this might be the start of a long "bear" market.
Aug. 24, 2015
Unlike 2008, the current turmoil didn't originate in the U.S., economist Austan Goolsbee notes. And this time, the economy is growing, banks aren't in danger and there's no credit crunch, he says.
Aug. 24, 2015
Despite the hacking attack that extracted personal information about millions of its users, Ashley Madison seems to have added nearly 2 million more users to its service.
Aug. 24, 2015
Efforts to reform the practice of isolating inmates faces opposition from many corrections officers, who say solitary confinement has been a trusted tool in American prisons for half a century.
Aug. 24, 2015
When you answer your phone and there's no one on the other end, it could in fact be a computer that's gathering information about you and your bank account. Here's how.
Aug. 24, 2015
Laura Martinez defied many skeptics when she opened up her Chicago restaurant, La Diosa, this year. It helps that she used to work for the late Charlie Trotter, one of the city's most acclaimed chefs.
Aug. 24, 2015
A Japanese man says he wants to show Nepal is safe after the quake and avalanche killed more than 9,000 people there in April.
Aug. 24, 2015
With the collapse of a 2-year ceasefire, Turkish forces and Kurdish militants are again killing each other in earnest. In one largely Kurdish town, residents are hunkering down for more bloodshed.
Aug. 24, 2015
The 11-year-old Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange, is just an ordinary kid.
Aug. 24, 2015
In a country with a stunning coastline, a lack of governance has allowed private developers to gobble up prime seaside real estate and shunt aside ordinary Lebanese who depend on public beaches.
Aug. 24, 2015
A White House spokesman would not rule out the possibility that President Obama could endorse in a Democratic presidential primary even if it's between Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden.
Aug. 24, 2015
The country celebrates but the World Health Organization says it must go six weeks without a new case before the nation can be declared virus-free.
Aug. 24, 2015
American and Canadian chefs are learning what Mexicans have long known: a bluish fungus that infects corn kernels is delicious. And now scientists want to figure out how to grow it on corn on purpose.
Aug. 24, 2015
It beat the Dominican Republic but lost to Venezuela. At 6 p.m. it faces off against Taiwan — and needs a victory to stay in the series. But no matter what happens, the team from Uganda is a winner.
Aug. 24, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio wants the topless women — known as "desnudas" — off of Times Square. But this is a debate that dates back to the '70s and was largely settled by a court decision in 1992.
Aug. 24, 2015
More than 70 percent of New Orleans residents say some progress has been made in the availability of medical services since the storm. Still, most say care for the poor continues to lag.
Aug. 24, 2015
Researchers have been using muons to take a peek inside the nuclear reactors in Japan that melted down in 2011. The results could aid the continuing cleanup operations.
Aug. 24, 2015
A historical collection of civil rights movement material — stemming from the the brutal murder of a teenager in Mississippi in 1955 — finds a home in Florida.
Aug. 24, 2015

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