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Report Says Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years

Saturday, August 18, 2018

A law firm found sexual abuse by seven now-former staffers against 16 students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.

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Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary-General, Peace Prize Winner, Dies At 80

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Annan served two terms as United Nations Secretary-General before creating the Kofi Annan Foundation. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

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WHO Expects Ebola To Spread In Congo In Areas Too Dangerous To Send Workers

Friday, August 17, 2018

The World Health Organization says violence and insecurity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's North Kivu region is preventing health workers from stopping the spread of Ebola.

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Omarosa Manigault Newman Releases Tape Of Trump Campaign Offer To 'Buy My Silence'

Friday, August 17, 2018

The recording is of a conversation between the former administration staffer, who is promoting a tell-all book about her time in the White House, and President Trump's daughter-in-law Lara Trump.

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NYU Medical School Plans Free Tuition For Those Studying To Be Doctors

Friday, August 17, 2018

New York University said the move was to address the high cost of entering a career in medicine. Most med students graduate in debt, which can often top $200,000.

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Judge Cites A 'Well-Planned Conspiracy' In Kim Jong Nam's Death

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Two women who are accused of an attack on the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un using a nerve agent will remain in custody.

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Colorado Baker Sues State, After Refusing To Make Cake For Transgender Woman

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jack Phillips, who prevailed in a Supreme Court case about his refusal to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, is suing Colorado in a case involving a cake celebrating gender transition.

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Hundreds Of Newspapers Denounce Trump's Attacks On Media In Coordinated Editorials

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Staff members of the editorial page at The Boston Globe coordinated a campaign for hundreds of papers to simultaneously publish opinion pieces defending the role of the free press.

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Gov. David Ige, Ed Case, Tulsi Gabbard Take Wins In Hawaii Democratic Primary

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Hawaii is heavily Democratic and the primary is the most competitive election. Hawaii Gov. David Ige appeared to hold onto his job, while former Rep. Ed Case looks set to return to Washington.

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Man Steals Plane And Crashes After 'Unauthorized Takeoff' From Seattle Airport

Saturday, August 11, 2018

A 29-year-old Richard Russell stole a plane from Seattle's airport, flying for about an hour and a half before crashing on a nearby island. No one else was on board, the airline said.

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Kris Kobach Says He Will Recuse Himself From Kansas Vote Count

Friday, August 10, 2018

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach is the state's top elections official, who leads Gov. Jeff Colyer by a paper-thin margin in initial vote counts in the state's Republican gubernatorial primary.

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New York City Temporarily Halts More Uber And Lyft Cars On The Road

Thursday, August 09, 2018

The New York City Council voted to put new licenses for Uber and Lyft cars on hold for a year to study the services' effect on traffic congestion and look at how drivers are paid.

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3 Czech NATO Service Members Killed In Afghanistan

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Three Czech service members were killed by a suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, NATO said. In addition, one American service member and two Afghan soldiers were injured.

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Amazon Pulls Some Nazi-Themed, Offensive Items After Criticism, But Many Remain

Friday, August 03, 2018

Amazon says it removed several items featuring racist symbols from its store after a letter from Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison. But it's still easy to find white supremacist materials on the site.

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Google Testing A Censored Search Engine Just For China

Thursday, August 02, 2018

China's government goes to great lengths to censor its citizens' access to information on the Internet. Google pulled its search service out of China in 2010 over censorship concerns.

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Virgin Galactic Space Plane Reaches New Heights In Test Flight

Friday, July 27, 2018

Billionaire Richard Branson wants to be on the "first official flight" to see space as a tourist by the end of 2018. His company's latest test flight reached heights of more than 32 miles.

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4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To AIDS Crisis

Sunday, July 22, 2018

It's been four years since the attack on a flight in Ukraine killed several AIDS prevention advocates. Ahead of a conference, one advocate says they would have wanted to keep attention on the fight.

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Haiti's Prime Minister Resigns After Riots Over Fuel Price Hike

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Haiti's prime minister resigned before he could be removed from office by the country's parliament. The government announced a double-digit price increase in fuel, sparking riots this month.

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McDonald's Pulls Salads From 3,000 Locations After Dozens Sickened By Parasite

Saturday, July 14, 2018

McDonald's said it's pulling salads from about 3,000 locations in 14 states, primarily in the Midwest. Dozens have been sickened with cyclosporiasis, which is caused by the parasite Cyclospora.

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Hate Crime Charges Filed Against Man Who Harassed Woman Over Puerto Rico Flag Shirt

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

"If you're an American citizen, you should not be wearing that shirt in America," a man said to the woman in a Chicago park. A police officer who stood nearby and did not help has resigned.

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