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Officials say at least two men and two women were shot and that one of the wounded died in the hospital. A lone gunman is in custody.
June 05, 2014
The hip-hop band that reached its zenith in the 1980s won a $1.7 million judgment against Monster Beverage Corp., which used the band's music without permission.
June 05, 2014
If a bank wants to deposit cash with the European Central Bank, it won't earn interest. In fact, the bank will actually have to pay the ECB for parking cash. It's designed to boost Europe's economy.
June 05, 2014
The number of dads at home in the U.S. has nearly doubled since 1989. A desire among more men to stay home with the kids has a lot to do with that, but so does the inability to find a job.
June 05, 2014
A team from Utah State University have developed a smartphone application so "citizen scientists" can help them track animal-vehicle collisions.
June 05, 2014
One hungry reporter goes on a quest to find out why his package of Peanut Butter M&M'S weighs .06 ounces less than a package of Milk Chocolate M&M'S.
June 05, 2014
Altaf Hussain has been running his powerful Pakistani political movement from self-imposed exile for 22 years. After he was arrested in London on Tuesday, Karachi came to a grinding halt.
June 05, 2014
Edward Snowden didn't trust The New York Times with his revelations about the NSA because the paper initially spiked an earlier story about the warrantless wiretapping of Americans.
June 05, 2014
Scientists used high-powered DNA sequencing to diagnose infections missed by usual lab tests. The pricey method is still experimental, but might offer a way to identify tough-to-diagnose infections.
June 05, 2014
The suspect flashed a red and blue light to signal a sheriff's detective to the side of the road. He was promptly arrested.
June 05, 2014
In Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's hometown, a celebration had been planned for his homecoming. Now, facing new questions and controversy, the town of Hailey, Idaho, has cancelled that celebration. Jeff Gunter, chief of the Hailey Police Department, explains the decision.
June 05, 2014
Reports say that a merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is at hand. Sprint has made no secret of its designs on its smaller rival; why are the companies considering a deal now?
June 05, 2014
President Obama and other G-7 leaders are meeting in Brussels for a summit that is expected to be dominated by developments in Ukraine and Russia.
June 05, 2014
A London judge has been summarizing the findings of a phone-hacking trial that has touched the highest levels of British politics and journalism. The case is expected to go to the jury very soon.
June 05, 2014
An internal probe of how General Motors handled an ignition switch defect has found "a pattern of incompetence and neglect" at GM. On Thursday, CEO Mary Barra announced the dismissal of 15 employees, many of whom were executives and senior managers.
June 05, 2014
One year ago Thursday, Edward Snowden leaked National Security Agency documents revealing details of its surveillance program. The Obama administration still considers Snowden a fugitive from justice and wants him to return to the U.S.
June 05, 2014
The NSA scandal has hurt some companies but there are also some tech winners, including an American who has been cashing in on the political hype. Mike Janke's firm sells privacy devices and apps.
June 05, 2014
Sens. Bernie Sanders and John McCain announced the accord, which comes a week after Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki resigned in the wake of the scandal over veterans' health care.
June 05, 2014
Getting pregnant again within a year of giving birth boosts the chance that the second baby will be born prematurely, a study finds. The risk was especially high for black women.
June 05, 2014
In a 78-17 bipartisan vote, lawmakers approved Sylvia Mathews Burwell to replace outgoing HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.
June 05, 2014

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