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At Michael Brown's Funeral, A Call For A Day Of Reckoning

August 25, 2014 - 6:49am

The shooting death of the 18-year-old sparked violent protests in Ferguson, Mo. At his funeral, there was resignation but also a clarion call for change.

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As Ferguson Unraveled, The World Found A New Way Of Watching

August 25, 2014 - 4:46am

When protests over the shooting of Michael Brown turned violent in Ferguson, Mo., live-streaming videos showed Americans what they couldn't see on TV.

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Ebola Took Her Daughters And Made Her An Outcast

August 25, 2014 - 3:30am

The disease that has claimed over 600 lives in Liberia and 1,400 across West Africa has had another tragic impact. People who've lost family members may find themselves shunned by friends and family.

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Grocers Lead Kids To Produce Aisle With Junk Food-Style Marketing

August 25, 2014 - 3:29am

Grocers are hoping to entice young consumers and their parents to eat more vegetables by creating kid-focused produce. They're borrowing tactics from the soda and snack industries to win them over.

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On The Fall Docket: Who Gets To Vote — And Who Gets To Decide?

August 25, 2014 - 3:28am

A federal court will hear arguments Monday on whether Kansas and Arizona can require proof of citizenship when people register to vote. It's the first of a wave of voting law cases this fall.

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In New Hampshire, An Unexpected Tight Race For Senate

August 25, 2014 - 3:27am

When talking competitive U.S. Senate races, New Hampshire isn't at the top of the list. But the contest between Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and likely opponent Scott Brown has become surprisingly close.

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People With Down Syndrome Are Pioneers In Alzheimer's Research

August 25, 2014 - 3:25am

By age 40, the brains of people with Down syndrome start to resemble those of Alzheimer's patients. Scientists hope to speed up Alzheimer's drug development by studying people with Down syndrome.

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Burger King In Talks To Buy Canada's Tim Hortons

August 25, 2014 - 1:15am

The companies say Miami-based Burger King Worldwide Inc. and Ontario-based Tim Hortons Inc. would continue to operate as separate brands but would share corporate services.

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Latecomers Bring Fresh Outrage To Weary Ferguson

August 24, 2014 - 5:25pm

As the streets of Ferguson, Mo., calm down, new protesters are arriving to carry on demonstrations.

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Ebola Outbreak Reportedly Spreads To Central Africa

August 24, 2014 - 5:02pm

With two deaths caused by the virus reported by the Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry, the disease appears to have moved beyond West Africa.

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Ebola Outbreak Emerges In Central Africa

August 24, 2014 - 5:02pm

With two deaths caused by the virus reported by the Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry, the disease appears to have moved beyond West Africa.

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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Northern California

August 24, 2014 - 4:59pm

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the Bay Area of California early Sunday morning. The quake caused some injuries and heavy damage to buildings, particularly in Napa.

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Powerful Earthquake Rattles Northern California

August 24, 2014 - 4:59pm

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the Bay Area of California early Sunday morning. The quake caused some injuries and heavy damage to buildings, particularly in Napa.

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American Journalist Freed After Nearly Two Years In Captivity

August 24, 2014 - 4:59pm

New England native Peter Theo Curtis was freed Sunday, after being held by Islamic militants in Syria since October 2012. Another American journalist, James Foley, was killed in Syria last week.

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Picking Sides At Day Camp: Confederacy Or Union?

August 24, 2014 - 4:59pm

At typical summer day camps, kids swim, do arts and crafts and face off on the soccer field. But at a one-day program in North Carolina, 8- to 12-year-olds take sides in the Civil War.

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With Confirmed Cases In Congo, Ebola Now In 4 West African Nations

August 24, 2014 - 4:59pm

The disease's spread has been greased by the high commerce and traffic across the region, and nations in the neighborhood of those affected are concerned about the virus arriving within their borders.

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Al-Qaida's Syrian Affiliate Frees U.S. Journalist Held Since 2012

August 24, 2014 - 2:41pm

Peter Theo Curtis, who was abducted near the Syria-Turkey border in Oct. 2012, has been quietly handed over to a U.N. representative.

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Rap Mogul 'Suge' Knight Shot At West Hollywood Nightclub

August 24, 2014 - 1:26pm

The founder and CEO of Black Kapital Records and Death Row Records is reportedly out of surgery after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

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British Ambassador: 'We Are Close' To Identifying Foley's Killer

August 24, 2014 - 12:01pm

Peter Westmacott says that British officials, using sophisticated voice analysis, are close to identifying the Islamic State militant who beheaded the U.S. journalist.

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Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia

August 24, 2014 - 11:44am

When disaster strikes a poor country, aid workers from all over the world normally flood the zone. This time, fear of the virus is keeping experts from answering West Africa's calls for help.

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