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Black fraternities torn by protests over deaths

Black fraternities torn by protests over deaths

Recent protests against the police killings of Eric Garner and Michael Brown have created a conundrum for the nation’s black fraternities and sororities: to remain relevant in the black community…

Pulitzer Prize winning photographer dies in Liberia

Pulitzer Prize winning photographer dies in Liberia

Photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time Pulitzer Prize winner who recently captured compelling images of Ebola patients and their caretakers, died in Liberia while on assignment for The Washington Post.…

Increasing efforts to discredit Senate CIA report

Increasing efforts to discredit Senate CIA report

The CIA and several of its past leaders are stepping up a campaign to discredit a five-year Senate investigation into the CIA’s harrowing interrogation practices after 9/11, concerned that the…

Nearly 43 million have unpaid medical bills in U.S.

Nearly 43 million have unpaid medical bills in U.S.

Nearly 20 percent of U.S. consumers — 42.9 million people — have unpaid medical debts, according to a new report by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The findings suggest that…

A key figure in the CIA torture debacle

A key figure in the CIA torture debacle

Abu Zubaydah was the CIA’s guinea pig. He was the first high-profile al Qaida terror suspect captured after the Sept. 11 attacks, and the first to vanish into the spy…

Protests stop train, block California highway

Protests stop train, block California highway

Hundreds of people marched through Berkeley for a third night a row, blocking a major highway and stopping a train as activists in this ultra-liberal bastion protest grand jury decisions…

Federal autopsy on Michael Brown: No surprises

Federal autopsy on Michael Brown: No surprises

A federal autopsy in the Ferguson police shooting reached similar conclusions to those performed by local officials and a private examiner hired by 18-year-old Michael Brown’s family, documents show. The…

Another night of violent protests in Berkeley

Another night of violent protests in Berkeley

Raucous demonstrations hit Berkeley’s streets for a second straight night as protesters angered by police killings in Missouri and New York clashed with officers, vandalized businesses and even fought with…

Who gassed the ‘furries?’

Who gassed the ‘furries?’

Investigators were looking into the release of a gas that sickened several hotel guests and forced thousands of people — many dressed as cartoon animals for a convention — to…

More American troops than planned in Afghanistan

More American troops than planned in Afghanistan

The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO troop gap in the new mission to train and…