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On Net Neutrality, California Cares; Texas? Not So Much

A geographical analysis of comments to the Federal Communications Commission shows wide disparities on the issue of an open Internet.

What Policing Looks Like To A Former Investigator Of Misconduct

Monica Potts reflects on her time reviewing civilian complaints about encounters with the NYPD, in light of several high-profile, videotaped confrontations this summer between officers and civilians.

In Peru's Blood Festival, It's The Condor Versus The Bull

The condor is tied to the bull's back and they fight it out in an arena. Many Peruvians say it's an important tradition. Conservationists call it another threat to a giant bird already at risk.

Math's Highest Honor Is Given To A Woman For The First Time

Iranian Maryam Mirzakhani, a professor at Stanford, was among four winners of the Fields Medal. She said she hopes the win "encourages young female scientists and mathematicians."

More Details Surface On Missing IRS Hard Drive

A more detailed account about what happened to Lois Lerner's computer is now available. But critics say there are still lots of unanswered questions.

Soul Food Is Back In Macon As The Famous H&H Restaurant Reopens

Macon’s famous soul food restaurant is back. After closing its doors a year ago, the H&H reopened Wednesday. In the 1970s, the restaurant became known as a place where up-and-coming bands like the Allman Brothers could get a plate of soul food for cheap. “Mama" Louise Hudson first opened H&H in 1959 and had been serving up plates of love and soul food until the she ran into financial trouble.

Another Police Shooting Reported In St. Louis Suburb

News of the shooting follows another night of protests over the killing of Michael Brown, 18, who was shot to death by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday afternoon.

Schoolchildren Who Add Hand Sanitizer To Washing Still Get Sick

Researchers say that in countries where clean water and soap are plentiful, there may be no additional benefit from installing sanitizer dispensers in classrooms.

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