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The Man Who Might Be Iraq's Next Prime Minister

Haider al-Abadi, a prominent politician for the past decade, has been nominated as prime minister. But a potential confrontation looms with Nouri al-Maliki, the man who's had the job for eight years.

Barneys Agrees To Settlement Over Racial Profiling Allegations

The retailer will pay a fine of $525,000 in connection to charges that its flagship store in New York was disproportionately suspecting black and Hispanics of credit card fraud and shoplifting.

New Leader Of Iraq Is Nominated, But Maliki Insists He'll Stay In Office

"Vice President Joe Biden called Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him on his nomination," the White House says.

Obama Calls Nomination Of New Iraqi Prime Minister A 'Step Forward'

The president said the only long-term solution in Iraq would be for Iraqis to work together. Obama said he and Vice President Biden have called to congratulate Haider al-Abadi.

"Not An Easy Solution" To Savannah's Flood-Prone Areas

Savannah officials say the remaining flood-prone areas in the city will be expensive to mitigate.

Sandwich Monday: The Dahlia

For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try The Dahlia, from Denver Biscuit Co. It's a breakfast sandwich served on a French toast biscuit.

St. Louis-Area Rally For Teen Killed By Police Turns Violent

Police and witnesses agree the teen did not have a gun and that a third person was also involved; beyond that, the details of Michael Brown's death are in dispute. A federal inquiry has been opened.

'Shark Week' Fuels Shark-Meat Feeding Frenzy At Restaurants

The craze to embrace all things shark during Discovery's "Shark Week" in August is exploding onto menus. But the hype doesn't hide the fact that many of these creatures are endangered.

WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears

New footage shows dramatic operations to help people stranded in mountains in northern Iraq. As people flee militants, the Pentagon says its airstrikes have slowed but not stopped the Islamic State.

Atlanta Schools Cheating Trial Will Be A Long One

The trial of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools employees accused of cheating got under way Monday, and it’s expected to be a long one. As jury selection begins, potential jurors are bracing themselves for a three-month trial.

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