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By morning, order had been restored. Authorities said some of the teens involved in the overnight riot were the same ones who escaped earlier this week.
September 04, 2014
In a video, Ayman al-Zawahri said its aim was to bring Islamic law to the entire subcontinent. The expansion, he said, was more than two years in the making.
September 04, 2014
The alliance's supreme allied commander in Europe says what Russia is doing in Ukraine is something "we thought would never happen again." Meanwhile, Russia warned Ukraine against trying to join NATO.
September 04, 2014
You don't get to see this too often; a man (in this case, a very talented man) totally possessed by his muse. Watch pianist Glenn Gould deep in what psychologists call "A Flow State."
September 04, 2014
New York City is scrambling to make good on its promise to provide preschool for all. That means hiring roughly 1,000 new teachers. But few will likely be men.
September 04, 2014
When hackers steal credit card numbers, the banks and major retailers pay. When they steal personal photos from an Apple account, the user shoulders the cost and can't take back the images.
September 04, 2014
Alibaba is the biggest e-commerce company in the world. It may also save the lives of a few chickens in northern California.
September 04, 2014
On Sept. 11, CBS and the NFL will debut Thursday Night Football games. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says it's a sure bet that two of the world's biggest corporations have a lot riding on.
September 04, 2014
The department will launch an inquiry into the city's police force, NPR's Carrie Johnson reports, with a focus on looking for a pattern or practice of discriminatory policing.
September 03, 2014
The former New York mayor replaces his former city hall deputy Daniel L. Doctoroff, who chose to leave after Bloomberg re-engaged at the firm and began once again adding input on day-to-day decision.
September 03, 2014
The remarks by Steven Sotloff's family come two days after the Islamic State group released a video that showed a militant beheading the freelance journalist.
September 03, 2014
Perdue Farms, one of the country's largest suppliers of chicken meat, says its hatcheries are working better now without antibiotics. Public health advocates call it "a big step" forward.
September 03, 2014
Experiences tend to make people happier than material possessions, research shows. And looking forward to an experience like a concert can feel much better than awaiting the latest smartphone release.
September 03, 2014
CVS has changed its corporate name from CVS Caremark to CVS Health. On the very same day, the company has also fulfilled a promise it made earlier this year: No more cigarettes on its store shelves.
September 03, 2014
Drilling for oil and gas in rural and suburban areas isn't new. But energy extraction companies are now moving into more densely populated areas, raising a new set of concerns for city residents.
September 03, 2014
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., discusses the need for President Obama to seek Congressional approval before moving ahead with military actions against the Islamic State.
September 03, 2014
The decision is the first break in a string of more than two dozen federal court rulings that have struck down same-sex-marriage bans in other states over the past year.
September 03, 2014
Federal banking regulators vote Wednesday on new rules that will require banks to increase their holdings of highly liquid assets. The new rules stem directly from problems experienced during the financial crisis, when banks found they couldn't quickly convert assets into cash.
September 03, 2014
The school board in Durham, N.C., voted 6-1 to end its relationship with Teach For America, after the current crop of teachers finish out their stints. Board members cited the lack of experience and the limited commitment of these young teachers in the district's "high-needs" schools. Education reporter Reema Khrais of WUNC explains the situation.
September 03, 2014
Earlier this week, China insisted that the people of Hong Kong would not be allowed to nominate candidates for the territory's next leader. Occupy Central, a local democracy movement, is threatening to shut down the city's financial district in protest — but organizers acknowledge that only 3,000 people have signed pledges to participate.
September 03, 2014

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