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Andrew Madoff, Son Of Disgraced Financier Bernard Madoff, Dies At 48

The cause was mantle cell lymphoma, his lawyer said. He and his brother, Mark, turned their father in to authorities in 2008 upon learning of his Ponzi scheme. Mark Madoff killed himself in 2010.

Amid Warnings Of Ethnic Cleansing, A Yazidi Man's Suicide Resonates

Naif Khalif Omar, a 33-year-old Yazidi, had survived the worst of the violence unleashed by the militants of the Islamic State. In the end, despair, and a self-inflicted gunshot wound, killed him.

Millions Struggle To Get Enough To Eat Despite Jobs Returning

The number of food insecure Americans did not decline between 2012 and 2013, according to the USDA. And the level of food insecurity remains much higher than it was before the recession.

I Feel Nothing: The Home Depot Hack And Data Breach Fatigue

So many big data breaches not to mention celebrity data hacks have happened in the past year that we're reacting to hacks with a shrug.

MRAPs And Bayonets: What We Know About The Pentagon's 1033 Program

A database of every item the Pentagon has sent to local, state and federal authorities since 2006 sheds light on the massive scope, and evolution, of the 1033 program.

'Justice Will Be Served,' Obama Warns The Islamic State

Speaking in Estonia, Obama said the people who beheaded a second American journalist in Syria will learn that the U.S. does not forget and has a long reach.

Detroit Man Sentenced To At Least 17 Years In Porch Shooting Case

Theodore Wafer was convicted of second-degree murder after he shot and killed an unarmed teenager on his front porch. The case drew national attention because of its racial overtones.

Macon And Eggs: Education in Macon

In the Sept. 1 edition of Macon and Eggs, GPB Macon's "All Things Considered" host Leah Fleming and Charles Richardson of The Macon Telegraph sit down to talk about education in Macon.

Organizers Of New York St. Paddy's Day Parade Lift Ban On Gay Groups

A gay group will be able to march under its own banner for the first time in the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade. The parade lost sponsors and supporters this year because of the ban.

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