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It's been two weeks since the 18-year-old was shot and killed by police in Ferguson, Mo. Large crowds are expected to attend Brown's funeral Monday; his dad asked for peace after weeks of protests.
Matthew McConaughey or Brian Cranston? Orange Is the New Black or Modern Family? The questions about which actors and shows will emerge at the top of the TV industry get answered Monday night.
The Wall Street Journal reports Burger King is interested in Tim Hortons. The combined companies would form the world's 3rd-largest fast-food chain with combined annual sales of about $22 billion.
Businesses may now permit dogs in their outdoor spaces such as patios or courtyards. Previously they faced fines for health violations.
The beheading of an American journalist at the hands of foreign terrorists, and the death of Michael Brown in Missouri have created policy and political questions that the president has to deal with.
The Obama administration is faced with a growing challenge by Islamist militants. The Islamic State controls parts of Iraq and Syria. How much can the U.S. really accomplish with airstrikes?