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Fake Cures For AIDS Have A Long And Dreadful History

August 17, 2014 - 5:22am

The latest claim was made in Egypt: Electromagnetism can detect the virus and "the Complete Cure Device" can wipe it out. It's not the first false promise — and probably not the last.

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Protesters And Police Clash In Ferguson, Mo.

August 17, 2014 - 2:42am

One person was shot and seven arrested as police used smoke and tear gas to impose a curfew in a St. Louis suburb where a black teen was fatally shot last week by a white police officer.

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Sen. McCaskill On Ferguson: 'We're Going To Get All The Facts'

August 16, 2014 - 5:12pm

Tess Vigeland speaks with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill about the week of violence and tension in Ferguson, discussing the way forward for the community.

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In Work Of Ferguson Photographer, Snapshots Of Chaos

August 16, 2014 - 5:09pm

Scott Olson, a photojournalist with Getty Images, has captured some of the striking images of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., following the police shooting of Michael Brown.

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Perry Pushes Back Against Allegations He Overstepped His Authority

August 16, 2014 - 5:07pm

Tess Vigeland talks to Ben Philpott of member station KUT about the indictment of Texas Gov. Rick Perry on charges of abuse of power. The governor spoke for the first time since the charges, saying he acted within his power.

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To Combat Looting In Ferguson, Mo. Governor Institutes Curfew

August 16, 2014 - 5:07pm

A week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager, the situation in Ferguson, Mo., remains tense. Protesters took to the streets again overnight, and there were reports of looting.

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Mo. Governor Orders State Of Emergency, Curfew In Ferguson

August 16, 2014 - 4:24pm

He said he took the step to curb violence following last week's shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Most protesters went home before the deadline, but a few hundred remain in the street.

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Code Switch Roundup: On Race, Policing And Ferguson

August 16, 2014 - 3:26pm

After the shooting death of an unarmed teen, the town of Ferguson, Mo., has become the focus of national debates about race and the militarization of local police departments.

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Gov. Perry: Indictment 'Amounts To Nothing'

August 16, 2014 - 3:15pm

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says the felony abuse-of-power charges are politically motivated, calling it a "farce of a prosecution."

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