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A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, The Philippines Braces For Another Big Hit

Typhoon Hagupit is expected to hit just north of where last year's devastating storm made landfall and then cut a path toward the capital, Manila.

The Fine Art Of Deception

When visual tricksters play with perception, things are not always what they seem.

China's Ex-Security Chief Arrested On Corruption Charges

Zhou Yongkang, a senior Communist Party official who retired in 2012, has been under investigation for bribery for months.

Delivering Health Care To The Uninsured For $15 A Pop

How do you get dental care or new glasses when you don't have insurance and you live hours from medical facilities? Usually, you don't. A documentary tells the story of a group trying to change that.

Atlanta protestors march in response to the decision not to indict a white officer in New York City over the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

Mass Occupation, Protests In Atlanta Over Garner Case

A civil action group is encouraging supporters to "occupy" a public park in response to chokehold death non-indictment.

Mayor Jackson Briefs Council On Shootings, Protests

Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson says she’s confident future protests in the city will remain peaceful. She’s also urging city leaders to wait before commenting on recent shootings.

Killing Of Unarmed Black Man By White Officer Sparks Protests In Arizona

Phoenix police say the officer saw Rumain Brisbon reach into his pocket for something that turned out to be a bottle of oxycodone pills.

'Rolling Stone' Says Trust In Gang-Rape Accuser Was 'Misplaced'

The magazine reported last month on a University of Virginia student who said she was gang-raped during a fraternity party in 2012. It said today that there were "discrepancies" in its story.

ICC Drops Charges Against Kenya's President

But the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court reserved the right to bring new charges against Uhuru Kenyatta. The Kenyan leader said he was excited and relieved at the decision.

After The California Downpour, 'The Drought' Offers Some Dry Reading

It rained in California this week. That might not sound like news, but the state is experiencing a record-setting drought. Jason Heller turns to science fiction to reflect on the strange weather.

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