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

At Michael Brown’s Funeral, A Call For A Day Of ReckoningAfter two weeks of sometimes violent protests, the family of Michael Brown finally took some time to mourn on Monday.

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley Wineries

California Quake Means Big Damage For Napa Valley WineriesLuckily, a historic magnitude-6.0 earthquake in California over the weekend has not resulted in the loss of any human life. The wine country, however, was deeply affected.

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90The British actor and film director Richard Attenborough died Sunday, his son told BBC News. He was 90.

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. Says

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. SaysThe question of who owns a striking image taken by a crested black macaque may be closer to being settled, as the U.S. Copyright Office says the photo can't be copyrighted — by the person who owns the camera or any other entity -– because it wasn't taken by a human.

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From Ferguson

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From FergusonMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city of Ferguson after a night of relative calm in the wake of days of unrest surrounding the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Hamas Says Airstrike Killed 3 Senior Commanders

Hamas Says Airstrike Killed 3 Senior CommandersAn Israeli attack on a house has killed three military commanders in Gaza, Hamas says, including one of the group's most senior leaders. Thursday's strike follows an Israeli attack on the top Hamas military leader earlier this week.

Both American Ebola Patients Released From Atlanta Hospital

Both American Ebola Patients Released From Atlanta HospitalThe two U.S. patients who were treated for Ebola have been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where they had been in an isolation ward since returning from Liberia early this month.

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With OrcasSeaWorld has decided not to appeal a court ruling that prohibits its trainers from performing with killer whales, the Orlando Sentinel reports, citing a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands Drivers

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands DriversMonsoonal rainfall caused massive flash flooding in Phoenix on Tuesday, turning roads into raging torrents and stranding residents and drivers.