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More Than 2,000 Mourners Gather To Lay Michael Brown To Rest

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

Funeral services were held Monday for Michael Brown, an unarmed teenager who was shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

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A New Strain Of Ebola Emerges In Democratic Republic Of Congo

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

A new outbreak of Ebola is being reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo. But scientists say it's not related to the Ebola epidemic going on in West Africa.

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In Michael Brown's Memory, Pleas For Justice And Calm

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

More than 2,000 attended the funeral for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Both family and clergy referred to Brown's death as a sacrifice for the greater good.

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Director Richard Attenborough Brought Intimacy To Big Ideas

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

Attenborough engaged audiences in the struggle for apartheid in Cry Freedom, and spent 20 years and his own fortune to bring Gandhi's story to the screen. NPR's Bob Mondello has this remembrance.

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Mexico Swears In A New Police Force, But Many Aren't Impressed

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

Mexico is inaugurating a new elite police force, a gendarmerie of 5,000 highly trained officers. The force was a campaign pledge by President Enrique Pena Nieto. His administration has touted a decrease in violent crimes, but despite the dip, the rate of kidnappings is up in many of the country's states.

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Wine Country Quake Leaves Behind Bottles In Shards

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

The wine industry in California's Napa Valley is taking stock of the damage from this weekend's magnitude 6.0 earthquake.

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To Make A Move North, Burger King Eyes Buying A Canadian Icon

August 25, 2014 - 4:06pm

The fast-food restaurant operator Burger King has announced that it's in talks to buy Tim Horton's, a Canadian chain of restaurants. The acquisition would likely herald the move of Burger King's headquarters to Canada, in an attempted tax inversion.

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Ukraine's President Dissolves Parliament, Calls For New Elections

August 25, 2014 - 3:55pm

Petro Poroshenko said fresh elections would be held Oct. 26. The move comes as his country continues to accuse Russia of backing separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.

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Rival Leaders, Rival Governments In Libya As Crisis Deepens

August 25, 2014 - 3:43pm

Days after Islamist militias captured Tripoli's airport, the outgoing Parliament picked a new Islamist-backed government. Neighboring Egypt says the development threatens the entire region.

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Despite Crackdowns, China's President Rides A Wave Of Popularity

August 25, 2014 - 3:14pm

President Xi Jinping has suppressed Internet speech, imposed greater censorship and jailed critics. But his battle against corruption has made him broadly popular among ordinary Chinese.

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Pediatricians Say School Should Start Later For Teens' Health

August 25, 2014 - 1:18pm

The science is clear that teenagers need more than eight hours of sleep a night. The nation's pediatricians say school districts need to buck up and change schedules to let kids sleep later.

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A Somber Show Of Support At Michael Brown's Funeral

August 25, 2014 - 11:49am

It's been two weeks since the 18-year-old was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo. Large crowds are expected to attend Brown's funeral Monday; his dad asked for peace after weeks of protests.

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Ukraine Says Russian Military Vehicles Have Crossed Border

August 25, 2014 - 11:35am

One Ukrainian military commander told the BBC that pro-Russian rebels may be trying to open a new front in the conflict.

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America's Middle East Scorecard: Many Interventions, Few Successes

August 25, 2014 - 10:40am

U.S. actions have not resolved the multiple conflicts raging in the region. Are U.S. policies at fault, or are these convulsed lands simply beyond anyone's control?

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British Embassy Apologizes For Humorous Tweet About Burning The White House

August 25, 2014 - 9:46am

The tweet joked about the burning of the White House 200 years ago by the British. It unleashed many tweets from Americans who didn't think relations were special enough for that kind of ribbing.

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California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

August 25, 2014 - 8:19am

It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.

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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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