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"In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed."
—Leo C. Rosten
- Bank Of America Reaches Record Settlement Over Mortgage Meltdown Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:24:00 -0400
- The nation's second-largest bank has agreed to pay nearly $17 billion to settle allegations that it misled investors into buying toxic mortgage-backed securities.
- An Officer Shot A Black Teen, And St. Louis Rioted — In 1962 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:13:00 -0400
- As we unpack St. Louis' long, tense history of racial unrest amid continuing protests in Ferguson, Mo., we find striking parallels between the events of years past and those of the past few weeks.
- Why Restaurant And Hotel Workers May Soon Get A Raise Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:09:00 -0400
- Restaurants and hotels are posting new job openings faster than they can fill them. This is a promising sign for the economy.
- Night Of Calm In Ferguson Follows Days Of Unrest Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:11:00 -0400
- A day after police detained 47 people, Wednesday night saw barely a handful of arrests in the St. Louis suburb.
- 'I Am Thrilled To Be Alive': American Ebola Patients Released From Hospital Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:57:00 -0400
- Dr. Kent Brantly and missionary Nancy Writebol have gone through "a rigorous course of treatment and thorough testing," Emory University Hospital's Dr. Bruce Ribner says.
- Holder Seeks To Soothe Nerves During Visit To Ferguson Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:40:00 -0400
- The attorney general hugged community leaders, a highway patrol captain and the mother of Michael Brown during his visit, and got an update on the federal investigation into the teen's shooting.
- DOJ Ordered To Turn Over List Of Fast And Furious Documents Thu, 21 Aug 2014 03:30:00 -0400
- A federal judge told the Justice Department to provide Congress with a log of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement tactic known as gun-walking.
- Announcement On Bank Of America Settlement Expected Soon Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:32:00 -0400
- The bank has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve a probe into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, according to AP sources.
- U.S. Reveals Failed Special Forces Mission To Rescue Hostages Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:30:00 -0400
- The Obama administration's admission comes on the heels of the release of a video by the militant group known as the Islamic State, which depicts the killing of American journalist James Foley.
- Macy's To Pay $650,000 In Settlement Over Alleged Racial Profiling Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:30:00 -0400
- The agreement follows a similar deal earlier this month with Barneys. Customers of both department stores said they had been targeted as suspects of theft because of their race.
- From A Father And Son, What It Means To Be A Military Man Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0400
- Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
- Supreme Court Steps In To Put Hold On Va. Same-Sex Marriage Licences Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:28:00 -0400
- The Supreme Court has stayed a Virginia court's ruling which ended the state's ban on same-sex marriages.
- Many Seek Justice In Ferguson, Mo., But Will Have To Wait Awhile Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:59:00 -0400
- Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
- SeaWorld Won't Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:44:00 -0400
- The theme-park company received a citation in 2010 after an orca named Tilikum killed a trainer. Since then, SeaWorld has planned upgrades to its facilities and training. But it still faces criticism.
- In Syria, The U.S. Weighs A Range Of Unpalatable Options Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:17:00 -0400
- The U.S. could aid moderate rebels. It could bomb militants of the Islamic State. Or it could sit on the sidelines as the war plays out. There are many choices, but none appears promising.