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Creating another sore spot for an industry under scrutiny for lack of inclusiveness, Techweek Chicago sends out a party invite featuring scantily clad women in provocative poses, then apologizes.
June 05, 2014
The trial, due to begin June 16, involves two men whose names and alleged offenses are being kept under wraps. U.K. media are calling it a "casting aside of the centuries-old doctrine of open courts."
June 05, 2014
As many as a half-million undocumented immigrants, including more and more children, make dangerous 1,450-mile trips atop this network of freight trains each year.
June 05, 2014
Nearly two months after the disaster in South Korea, the death toll now stands at 289 and 15 people are still unaccounted for.
June 05, 2014
An internal inquiry into a long-delayed recall by General Motors found an 11-year "history of failures," CEO Mary Barra says.
June 05, 2014
Three-fourths of parents say the Internet is forcing them to have "the talk" earlier.
June 05, 2014
His big-league career began in the 1950s and included the most recent Yankees dynasty. Baseball is mourning Don Zimmer today, remembering a man who loved the game that loved him back.
June 05, 2014
The poor country has been plagued by political turmoil and Muslim-Christian fighting. The government cut off texting amid a new round of violent protests and calls for a general strike.
June 05, 2014
Architectural Digest, Wired, Vogue, Gourmet...why a magazine brand is getting into the education business.
June 05, 2014
In the province of Granada in Southern Spain, thousands of people live completely unplugged in caverns. The caves have been a place of refuge for centuries. Now they provide a new kind of escape.
June 05, 2014
Organizers of a rally held in Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's honor while he was a prisoner say they're canceling this year's event, citing backlash over the prisoner swap that freed him.
June 05, 2014
Also: A book at one of Harvard's libraries is "without a doubt bound in human skin"; J.K. Rowling has released an excerpt of her new novel.
June 05, 2014
The games are just a week away, and enthusiasm is low. Stadiums aren't finished, infrastructure is incomplete, and there have been protests. According to one Brazilian soccer fan, "We didn't deliver."
June 05, 2014
It's not every day that an industry in hyper-growth loses trust with its customers in a big way. That's what has happened with American companies in cloud computing such as Cisco.
June 05, 2014
Big, bold wines have their fans. But with the arrival of summer, make room for a bumper crop of lighter, more subtle wines which have a lower alcohol content than other wines.
June 05, 2014
A judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" faces public censure and suspension without pay for his misconduct in the case, the Montana Supreme Court ruled.
June 05, 2014
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown abruptly canceled plans Wednesday for a welcome-home celebration, citing security concerns over the prospect of big crowds — both for and against the soldier.
June 05, 2014
In his 66 years in professional baseball, Zimmer served as a manager, player, coach and executive. He was still working for the Tampa Bay Rays when he died Wednesday, two months after heart surgery.
June 04, 2014
The lawyer says Donald Sterling will honor last week's deal by his estranged wife to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
June 04, 2014
Some observers suspect Hillary Clinton of preparing for a White House run by putting daylight between herself and the president. But there's always been differences between them on foreign policy.
June 04, 2014

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