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Federal Judge Rules Some College Players Are Entitled To Payment

College athletes scored a victory in court. A federal judge issued a ruling that the NCAA violated antitrust law by prohibiting athletes from payment for the use of their names, images and likenesses.

James Brady's Death Is Ruled A Homicide

His wounds were inflicted 33 years ago, but James Brady died from John Hinckley Jr.'s attack on President Reagan, according to Washington, D.C., police who cite a Virginia medical examiner's report.

Shazam! Now You Look Like A Better Borrower

The company that controls the FICO credit score says it is changing the way the scores are calculated, making it easier for millions of borrowers to look better on paper.

This Week With Tom Barton: Problems at the PD

Challenges continue for Savannah police amidst a spate of violent crime.

29 State Attorneys General Ask FDA To Strengthen E-Cig Regulations

The attorneys recommend that the FDA ban flavored electronic cigarettes and restrict advertising in the same way it does for traditional cigarettes.

Progress At VA Hospital Is Slow, Despite Changes

Officials with Atlanta’s VA hospital say they are cutting wait times for appointments and adding staff, in response to system-wide allegations over the past year that veterans died while waiting for care.

This Isn't The First U.S. Rescue Operation In Northern Iraq

The last time was 1991, when the U.S. rushed to the aid of the Kurds. That mission offers several lessons as the U.S. embarks on a new operation to help the besieged Yazidi religious sect.

A Summer School Math Problem: How To Fit A Full Year In 5 Weeks?

It's a nightmare borne by many kids: summer school. Within five weeks, students are expected to complete a course that would otherwise be conducted over a whole year.

State Abortion Laws Face A New Round Of Legal Challenges

State legislatures have passed laws that require doctors to have hospital admitting privileges to perform abortions. Some courts are now saying these laws are unconstitutional.

Lake Erie's Toxin-Fueled Bloom Has Ohio Famers On The Defensive

A recent water crisis cast a light on fertilizers used by farmers in the region of Toledo, Ohio.

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