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Instead of blank sheets, the students in Austria were given the version meant for professors to use to grade them.The students now have the pleasure of being re-tested next month.
In a letter to the town's paper this week, the principal of Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington defended canceling this years homecoming dance.
A federal judge has ruled that British Petroleum is guilty of gross negligence in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill. The decision means BP might be fined billions of dollars in penalties for its role.
The Justice Department investigation is likely to last for months and could result in a court-enforceable agreement to improve things like hiring and training of police in the Missouri city.
The 150-city protest for a minimum wage hike comes at a time when other changes are putting more pressure on businesses to pay their workers more. Home health care workers joining the fight also raises the issue of overtime rules, which are expected out from the Labor Department in November.
Melissa Block talks to New York Times correspondent Sheri Fink about how budget cuts at the World Health Organization have hurt the United Nations agency's response to the Ebola crisis.