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  1. Family of Sandra Bland Files Wrongful-Death LawsuitTue, 04 Aug 2015 19:28:01 GMT
    "The bottom line is: She never should have been inside of the jail, period," her mother said. More...
  2. 'Mind of Its Own': 9,000 Battle California BlazesTue, 04 Aug 2015 19:21:43 GMT
    Two giant C-130 Hercules planes joined more than a dozen other air tankers and helicopters More...
  3. First Gay Couple Married at West Point Attacked in NYCTue, 04 Aug 2015 18:31:34 GMT
    The New York Police Department is on the hunt for a man in his 40s who got into an altercation with Larry Lennox-Choate and Daniel Lennox-Choate. More...
  4. Manhunt Continues in CA for Gunman Suspected of Killing One, Kidnapping Three, and Injuring Two DeputiesTue, 04 Aug 2015 18:02:21 GMT
    The suspect, who is considered "armed and very dangerous" is thought to now be taking cover somewhere within a rugged five-square-mile area east of Bakersfield, California. More...
  5. Last Defendant in Bernie Madoff Case Faces SentencingTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:56:58 GMT
    The last defendant in Bernard Madoff's multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme will be sentenced on Wednesday, marking the end of the long criminal case. More...
  6. Sherriff Adds 'In God We Trust' to CruisersTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:39:30 GMT
    A Kentucky sheriff is adding the phrase "In God We Trust" to Greenup County's entire fleet of cruisers. WSAZ's Dan Griffin reports. More...
  7. Suspect in Killing of Memphis Police Officer SurrendersTue, 04 Aug 2015 17:31:37 GMT
    Officer Sean Bolton was shot multiple times while conducting a traffic stop in southeast Memphis at about 9:18 p.m. Friday night, police said. More...
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  1. 4One dead, one critically wounded in Germantown gas station shootingTue, 04 Aug 2015 19:03:20 GMT
    One person was killed and another was in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday afternoon at a Montgomery County gas station. Police spokeswoman Natasha Plotnikov said that an adult man had been fatally shot and an adult woman was in grave condition. More...
  2. NAPLAN 2015: Education chiefs warn students are not improvingTue, 04 Aug 2015 15:58:32 GMT
    Students sit a NAPLAN test, but experts say "at a national level we are seeing little change in student achievement": The literacy and numeracy skills of Australian students have stagnated since the controversial NAPLAN tests were introduced in 2008, with comprehensive new data revealing that primary school students have made minimal improvements and high school students have slipped, particularly in writing tasks. The head of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority , Robert Randall, said this year's NAPLAN results showed "that at a national level we are seeing little change in student achievement in these important areas of learning". More...
  3. ACT kids improve already top NAPLAN resultsTue, 04 Aug 2015 15:58:31 GMT
    Students at the Wanniassa School junior campus. ACT Education Minister Joy Burch said the ACT had ranked first or equal first in grammar and punctuation, and numeracy across all year levels since 2009. More...
  4. Queensland still behind, but improving in NAPLANTue, 04 Aug 2015 15:58:30 GMT
    Still not great, but improving - Queensland has won the equivalent of the encouragement award in the annual NAPLAN wash up. The national summary results, released on Wednesday, show Queensland still has a way to go before matching New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Victorian results. More...
  5. Canberra small businesses welcome flexibility, lower penalty rates on SundaysTue, 04 Aug 2015 14:58:29 GMT
    Canberra's tourist economy, retail and entertainment sectors will grow if lower penalty rates and more flexibility are introduced into the workforce, says the ACT's peak business group. Canberra Business Chamber chief executive Robyn Hendry said changes proposed in the Productivity Commission's draft workplace relations could also help tackle long-term youth unemployment because more businesses would be likely to open on Sundays. More...
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  2. How sales at CVS Health are getting 'smoked'Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:10:30 EDT
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  3. Alba's Honest Company defends its sunscreenTue, 04 Aug 2015 12:28:08 EDT
    The Honest Company took out half of the active ingredient in its sunscreen, and some customers said they feel burned. More...
  4. The WWE is red hot again. Here's why.Tue, 04 Aug 2015 11:56:08 EDT
    Forget about the Hulk Hogan scandal. WWE fans are paying up to subscribe to the company's streaming network to watch its current stars. And the stock is surging. More...
  5. Hedge funds want Puerto Rico to close schools Tue, 04 Aug 2015 12:03:39 EDT
    A group of hedge funds that owns Puerto Rican debt has told the island's government to close schools to help pay back its bonds. More...
  6. Canada is on the verge of a recession Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:01:32 EDT
    Read full story for latest details. More...