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Israeli police says two gunmen who shot shoppers at a popular open-air market were apprehended. Both are Palestinian men in their 20s.
June 8, 2016
One year after the deaths of a pastor and eight worshippers, the city's "Mother Emanuel" church is navigating its place as a symbol of the nation's ongoing struggle for racial justice.
June 8, 2016
For authoritarian regimes, crushing all opposition can be bad for your reputation. Ethiopia's leaders have proven skilled at maintaining firm control while staging the ceremonies of democracy.
June 8, 2016
Sabrina de Sousa was convicted by an Italian court for involvement in the kidnapping of an Egyptian cleric 13 years ago, as part of the CIA's "extraordinary rendition" program.
June 8, 2016
A monkey stumbled into the largest hydropower station in East Africa and managed to set off a chain reaction that caused a countrywide blackout lasting more than three hours.
June 8, 2016
The Kalamazoo County prosecutor said police got calls about a blue pickup driving erratically prior to the incident. Police said the suspected driver fled the scene but was later apprehended.
June 8, 2016
Harvard researcher Kit Parker built his academic career studying the heart. But Parker, also an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, switched his focus to figuring out how IED blasts damage the brain.
June 8, 2016
A New York jury has found five corrections officers guilty of assaulting an inmate in 2012 at the Rikers Island jail complex. The beating left Jahmal Lightfoot with fractured eye sockets.
June 8, 2016
New York Times reporter Nicholas Casey talks about life in Venezuela, where the collapse in oil prices has caused shortages of everything, including water, electricity, medicine and cash.
June 8, 2016
A technology known as a gene drive might be deployed to re-engineer species and stop diseases like malaria. But a scientific advisory panel says research and use should proceed with great caution.
June 8, 2016
Two men allegedly tried to get away with more than $2,000. But 11 members of an elite French special forces team that specializes in hostage situations reportedly happened to be among the diners.
June 8, 2016
Caitlin Freeman made a name for herself selling modern art-inspired pastries at the SFMOMA. The museum's cafe just reopened with a new caterer — whose desserts look suspiciously familiar.
June 8, 2016
An independent tribunal has ruled that Sharapova is ineligible after testing positive for meldonium. She said she didn't know at the time that the substance had been banned starting early this year.
June 8, 2016
Saldana was in films such as Raging Bull. In 1982, she was stabbed 10 times by an obsessed fan. She survived the attack and later helped start support groups for other victims of violent crimes.
June 8, 2016
Tuesday was the triumphal night that Hillary Clinton had worked for and awaited for a decade — or perhaps several decades. Yet with all the celebration, a whimper was audible in the background.
June 8, 2016
On this episode, Shereen Marisol Meraji and Adrian Florido take a look at why being "outdoorsy" when you're a person of color in America can get complicated.
June 8, 2016
British voters on June 23 will cast what some have called the most important vote of their lives – on whether the U.K. should remain in the European Union. Here's a guide to the main issues at stake.
June 8, 2016
Hillary Clinton secured her status as presumptive nominee and took home California. Bernie Sanders said he will stay in the fight. And Donald Trump gave a scripted speech — an unusual move for him.
June 8, 2016
A new wave of educational technology focuses on building family connections. Here's a look at two new approaches.
June 8, 2016
It's getting awkward in the Senate, where members go out of their way to avoid directly chastising each other. The low-simmering annoyance with Sanders for staying in the contest is palpable.
June 8, 2016

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