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Second Former Ole Miss Student Sentenced in Statue Vandalism

Jul 24
A former University of Mississippi student was sentenced Thursday to a year's probation plus 50 hours of community service for placing a noose on the statue of the school's first black student.

WNBA Fines 3 Teams, Players for Shirts in Wake of Shootings

By Doug Feinberg | Jul 24
The WNBA has fined the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.

Chipotle Pulls Out the Stops to Win Back Customers

By Candice Choi | Jul 23
Chipotle saw a smaller drop in sales as it tries to win back customers, but the company says it doesn't know how long it will take to fully recover after an E. coli outbreak and norovirus cases last fall.

Uruguay Marijuana Growers Compete in Cannabis Cup

By Matilde Campodonico | Jul 23
Uruguay is home to the world's first government-regulated national marketplace for pot, so it's not surprising that growers have a competition for best marijuana.

Should Schools Punish in Sex Cases When There's No Accuser?

By Pat Eaton-Robb | Jul 22
When it comes to claims of sexual assault, schools can mete out punishment even in the absence of a complaint from the alleged victim.

More U.S. Schools Accused of Denying Education to Immigrants

By Maryclaire Dale | Jul 22
Civil rights lawyers have sued a third U.S. school district over what they call a practice of denying older refugee and immigrant students a meaningful education by steering them to alternative high schools.

Roger Ailes Out As Head of Fox News, Fox Business

Jul 21
Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel and Fox Business, his career at the networks he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years

Feds Say Health Mergers Would Increase Costs, Threaten Care

By Tom Murphy and Eric Tucker | Jul 21
Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get.

Autopilot Technology Drives Teslas But Comes With Warnings

By Justin Pritchard and Joan Lowy | Jul 21
A Tesla in Autopilot mode can drive itself but it's not a "self-driving" vehicle, at least as far as safety regulators are concerned.

Racism at Airbnb Inspires New Sites Innclusive and Noirbnb

By Beth J. Harpaz | Jul 21
Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated.

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