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Mon, 08/15/2016 - 8:00am

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Second Night Of Unrest In Milwaukee Following Police Shooting Saturday

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 6:36am

A 23-year-old black man was shot and killed as he fled a traffic stop on Saturday; police say he was armed. Protests on Sunday night were smaller and less destructive than on Saturday night.

Competitors In Russian Town Vie For Most Mosquito Bites

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 6:13am

Irina Ilyukhina, 9, won the "tastiest girl" category at the mosquito festival in Berezniki, Russia. She received 43 bites while berry-picking. She takes home a ceramic mug for her efforts.

Obama Releases His Summer Music Playlist

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 5:57am

This is the second year in a row that President Obama has released his playlist to rave reviews. It features artists like Chance The rapper and the Beach Boys.

Helping College-Bound Native Americans Beat The Odds

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 5:00am

Only about half of Native American students graduate from high school and few go on to college. One program has worked 17 years to change that.

Jamaica's Usain Bolt Retains Title: Word's Fastest Man

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

Bolt past all challengers to win the men's 100 meters in Rio for an unprecedented third time. He's attempting to do exactly what he did in 2008 and 2012 — win the 100, the 200 and the 4x100 relay.

This Week In Politics

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

David Greene talks to columnist and commentator Cokie Roberts and Republican pollster Jim Hobart about the missed opportunities, and capitalized moments from the presidential campaign trail.

What's The Best Way To Stop Taking Powerful Prescription Drugs?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

With all the concern about opioid addiction, some patients are worried and want to stop taking powerful medication. Tapering the drugs gradually may be a better way to do that than going cold turkey.

Boko Haram VideoSaid To Show Some Of The Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

In Boko Haram's reported video, the camera pans across about 50 veiled females. They appear to be some of the missing Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped en masse by the extremist group two years ago.

More Unrest After Milwaukee Police Shooting But No Widespread Destruction

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

A black man was shot by police over the weekend but unlike Saturday, there was not a lot of destruction on Sunday. Authorities say they've been able to handle protests on there own.

Clinton Releases 2015 Tax Returns; Pressure On Trump To Do The Same

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

Hillary Clinton last week released her latest tax returns. It's a move to pressure Trump to release his tax records but it also underscores the wealth that the Clinton's have amassed in recent years.

Merkel Stakes Her Career On Germany Welcoming Middle East Migrants

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

Chancellor Angela Merkel is standing by what she calls the historic task of making war refugees part of Germany. But fellow Germans are growing increasingly skeptical that this can be done.

Britain's Prime Minister Must Guide EU Exit While Keeping U.K. Unified

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces an extraordinary dilemma: How to leave the European Union, while keeping access to the market and reducing immigration. Many wonder how she can pull it off.

Unprecedented Flooding Batters Louisiana; Rescue Efforts Underway

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 4:01am

The state is drenched by what the governor has called an "unprecedented and historic flooding event." He has declared a state of emergency, and at least four people have been killed by the floods.

The Gold-Hungry Forty-Niners Also Plundered Something Else: Eggs

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:35am

When food shortages struck San Francisco, wily entrepreneurs raided the dangerous Farallon Islands for protein-rich eggs from seabirds. In the process, they destroyed both wildlife and each other.

For French Teens, Smoking Still Has More Allure Than Stigma

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:34am

French teens smoke at a much higher rate than their American counterparts. The French health minister is trying to remove the glamour and raise the price.

Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 3:32am

Insurers have released the latest lists of prescription drugs they won't cover in 2017. Express Scripts is excluding 85 drugs and CVS Caremark, 131. Some drugs for diabetes and asthma are out.

Does Religion Matter In Determining Altruism?

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 12:48am

Tania Lombrozo looks at the scientific process and a new analysis of a study that found children from Christian and Muslim households behaved less altruistically than those from non-religious homes.

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