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Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovateBloomberg Philanthropies offers $45 million in grants to help cities become more innovative
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Church Elder Gary Hill leads protesters in prayer Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, as they rallied for Michael Brown, who was killed by police Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Mo. Ferguson's leaders urged residents Tuesday to stay home after dark to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged several actions to reconnect with the predominantly black community in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked nightly clashes between protesters and police.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Volunteers a buffer between police, protestersVolunteers trying to help ease tensions, urging protesters to keep it peaceful
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Residents wait at the road closed sign on Bristlecone in Wofford Heights, Calif, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The fire in Wofford Heights near Lake Isabella has grown to about slightly more than 1 square mile, or 800 acres, the U.S. Forest Service said.  (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Casey Christie)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; ONLINE OUT; TV OUT
Wildfire near Yosemite ebbs, some evacuees returnLatest wildfire near Yosemite calms after early scares, some evacuees start to return
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - This undated image shows a frame from a video released by Islamic State militants Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley by the militant group. Foley, from Rochester, N.H., went missing in 2012 in northern Syria while on assignment for Agence France-Press and the Boston-based media company GlobalPost. (AP Photo) ONLINE OUT
American journalist killed in Syria aware of risksAmerican journalist killed in Syria gave life trying to expose 'suffering' of Syrian people
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In 3 deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal chargesNo charges brought against guards in all 3 New York City inmate beating deaths since 2009
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Police don body armor as authorities negotiate with two men who are barricaded in a home and holding a woman and five children hostage in the south suburb of Harvey, Ill., Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, south of Chicago. Officials say two Harvey police officers were wounded by gunfire Tuesday afternoon in the incident after responding to a call about a burglary.  (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
Official: 4 of 6 child hostages freed in HarveyCity spokesman: 4 of 6 child hostages freed in standoff in Chicago suburb
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Prison company pays $8 million in back wagesPrivate company pays $8 million in back wages, benefits to staff at California-based prison
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Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probeMacy's to pay $650,000 to resolve New York profiling allegations, attorney general says
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Rev. Paul Gousse from Our Lady of the Holy Rosary leaves after meeting with the family of American freelance journalist James Foley in Rochester, N.H., Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014. The White House said Tuesday it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of  Foley who went missing in Syria nearly two years ago. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
American killed in Syria a journalist at heartAmerican killed in Syria a journalist at heart; committee condemns his 'barbaric murder'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A road block closes access to Bastendorf Beach outside Coos Bay, Ore., on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, where authorities say a drive-by gunman shot five vehicles, killing a Michigan man as he slept, then shot and killed himself. Authorities say they have reason to believe the gunman, Zachary Levi Brimhall, 34, of Dillard, Ore., may also have "done harm" to his father, whose vehicle was found in another rural area of Coos County. The investigation was slowed by the discovery of explosives in Brimhall's vehicle. (AP Photo/Angelica Carrillo/KCBY)
Prosecutor: Gunman, others dead after shootingProsecutor: Gunman, father, Michigan camper found dead after Oregon beach shooting
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Residents wait at the road closed sign on Bristlecone in Wofford Heights, Calif, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The fire in Wofford Heights near Lake Isabella has grown to about slightly more than 1 square mile, or 800 acres, the U.S. Forest Service said.  (AP Photo/The Bakersfield Californian, Casey Christie)  MANDATORY CREDIT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES; ONLINE OUT; TV OUT
Some evacuees of Yosemite-area fire can go homeSome residents evacuated by wildfire near Yosemite allowed to go home as crews gain upper hand
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2006, file photo, New York Islanders' owner Charles Wang speaks during a news conference in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders have announced that the team is being sold to a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor. In a statement Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, the team says a group led by former Capitals co-owner Jon Ledecky and investor Scott Malkin has reached an agreement to buy a "substantial" minority interest in the team. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
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