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A protest on Sunday night in Ferguson, Mo., led to a tense confrontation. Earlier in the weekend, two officers were shot. Police insist the shootings had nothing to do with Michael Brown's death.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists continued to occupy Hong Kong's business district on Monday, as protests stretched into a third day.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a rock star's welcome at Madison Square Garden over the weekend. Journalist Mitra Kalita is following his visit and speaks with Rachel Martin.
Rachel Martin speaks with Carol Leonnig of The Washington Post, who found that the recent fence jumper at the White House, Omar Gonzalez, got much further into the building than previously reported.
One study found that teachers under high-stakes testing spent more time teac...
The trial of 12 Atlanta educators charged in an alleged cheating conspiracy is under way.
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Caitlin Moran's semi-autobiographical novel is an earnestly written look at a young woman's self-reinvention. How to Build a Girl tackles class, gender and sexuality with both humor and sincerity.