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Peaceful evening march in violence-shaken Ferguson

Police shot dead a knife‑wielding man Tuesday near the US town roiled by 10 days of protests over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager,...

Three relatives of pope killed in Argentina accident

Three relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, police said Tuesday.

Holder brings civil rights push to racial crisis

Eric Holder talks about the nation's civil rights struggles in a way no previous U. S. attorney general could — by telling his own family story.

Israel: Rockets fired from Gaza, cease-fire broken

The Israeli military says three rockets have been fired from the Gaza Strip, breaking a temporary cease‑fire amid negotiations over the war between...



AT&T plots zippiest internet speed to homes in Google's backyard

AT&T Inc. is out to beat Google Inc. in a race to deliver some of the fastest Internet speeds in...

Apple rises to record amid optimism about new products

Apple Inc.’s stock closed at an all- time high, surpassing a 2012 record as investors look ahead to new products such as bigger‑screen iPhones...

Colgate's media buzz score suffers amid triclosan concern

Colgate‑Palmolive Co.’s “buzz score” has fallen to a 14-month low amid rekindled concerns about the use of triclosan in its Total...

Putin turns Poles into cider lovers as Russian import ban bites

When Tomasz Porowski helped pioneer branded Polish apple cider three years ago, the beverage barely...