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  • Fury in Ferguson

    Fury in Ferguson

    The shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown by a police officer sparked protests and riots in a St. Louis suburb. The incident has raised questions about excessive force by police against minorities.More >>
    The shooting death of unarmed teen Michael Brown by a police officer sparked protests and riots in a St. Louis suburb. The incident and its fallout have raised questions about excessive force by police against minorities and the militarization of America's law enforcement.More >>
  • Ebola outbreak

    Ebola outbreak

    As health workers in Africa struggle to control the Ebola virus, two medical workers have returned to the U.S. for treatment after contracting the virus.More >>
    As health workers in Africa struggle to control the Ebola virus, two medical workers have returned to the U.S. for treatment after contracting the virus.More >>
  • Crisis in Ukraine

    Crisis in Ukraine

    The tensions between Ukraine, Russia and the U.S. have increased after a passenger airliner crashed in an region controlled of pro-Russian rebels.
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    The U.S. will sanction Russia after weeks of tension between Ukraine and Russia. Crimea voted to become a Russian region, while pro-Russian protestors continue to seize buildings in the eastern part of Ukraine.
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  • Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

    Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:24 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:24:48 GMT
    Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says she's filed a lawsuit against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in the state's troubled health insurance exchange.More >>
    The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.More >>
  • Fitbit to Schumer: We don't sell personal data

    Fitbit to Schumer: We don't sell personal data

    Friday, August 22 2014 12:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 16:14:53 GMT
    Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were raised about consumer privacy.More >>
    The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.More >>
  • Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

    Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

    Friday, August 22 2014 7:04 AM EDT2014-08-22 11:04:45 GMT
    Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online extortion ring accused of blackmailing over 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcams.More >>
    Philippine police have arrested eight suspected members of an online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 Hong Kong and Singapore residents after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam, an...More >>
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  • Dinosaur footprints set for public display in Utah

    Dinosaur footprints set for public display in Utah

    Friday, August 22 2014 1:15 PM EDT2014-08-22 17:15:25 GMT
    A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include prints left behind by an ankylosaurus (ayn-kuh-loh-SAWR'-uhs), dromaeosaurus (droh-MEE'-uh-sawr-uhs) and a menacing ancestor of the...More >>
    A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab.More >>
  • GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    GPS devices find huge water loss in western US

    Thursday, August 21 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-08-22 02:14:04 GMT
    A new study finds that 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 5 inches of water.More >>
    About 63 trillion gallons of water have been lost to drought in the western United States, enough to blanket the region with 4 inches of water, according to a study published Thursday.More >>
  • Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

    Study: Combining vaccines boosts polio immunity

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-21 19:25:17 GMT
    Polio has been wiped out of many countries thanks to massive use of oral vaccine. But new research suggests trying a one-two punch where the disease is still a threat: Giving a single vaccine shot to children...More >>
    New research suggests a one-two punch could help battle polio in some of the world's most remote and strife-torn regions: Giving a single vaccine shot to children who've already swallowed drops of an oral polio...More >>
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  • West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    West condemns Russia over convoy to Ukraine

    Friday, August 22 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-22 19:34:42 GMT
    Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering.More >>
    Tensions between Russia and Ukraine escalated sharply on Friday as Moscow sent more than 130 trucks rolling across the border in what it said was a mission to deliver humanitarian aid.More >>
  • Morocco arrests suspected Islamic State members

    Morocco arrests suspected Islamic State members

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:45:53 GMT
    Morocco has announced the arrest of two suspected members of the Islamic State group.More >>
    Morocco has announced the arrest of two suspected members of the Islamic State group.More >>
  • Draghi: ECB can't do it all, governments must act

    Draghi: ECB can't do it all, governments must act

    Friday, August 22 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-22 18:45:48 GMT
    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi says the bank is ready to do more to boost a shaky recovery in Europe - but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high unemployment.More >>
    European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Friday the bank is ready to do more to boost the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the euro - but warns governments must join in efforts to reduce stubbornly high...More >>
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