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#Gamergate Controversy Fuels Debate On Women And Video Games

A debate has flared surrounding ethics in video game journalism and the role and treatment of women in the video game industry. Attacks online have turned heated, vicious and ugly.

Ferguson Police Chief Apologizes To Michael Brown's Family

Thomas Jackson said he was sorry to the victim's family and to anyone who felt their right to "peacefully protest" had not been protected by authorities.

Radical Muslim Cleric Reportedly Among 9 Arrested In Britain

Anjem Choudary, the former head of al-Muhajiroun, is said to be among those arrested on suspicion of encouraging terrorism or supporting a banned organization.

Grand Jury Won't Indict Officers In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

The Department of Justice says it will begin a review of police department procedures in Beavercreek, Ohio, where officers fatally shot a 22-year-old black man at a Wal-Mart store.

Obama Has Support For Syria Strikes, But Are They Legal?

Many legal scholars say the White House lacks a legal justification for the strikes inside Syria. But the administration disagrees, saying its actions are covered by post-Sept. 11 legislation.

Sayonara To 'Super-Size Me'? Food Companies Cut Calories, So Do We

Major food companies have cut trillions of calories, and studies show Americans are consuming fewer calories because of it. But some advocates think companies should do more to improve our diets.

Research Institutions Will Have To Identify 'Dual-Use' Pathogens

Scientists are deeply divided on whether lab-made flu viruses are legitimate medical research or national security threats. A new federal policy asks institutions to evaluate those risks early on.

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