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The weekend shooting took place in the city's Skid Row neighborhood and raised questions about use of force. Authorities say the victim had assumed the identity of someone else — a French national.
A Justice Department report finds systematic racial bias in how the city treats its African American citizens. Some residents doubt tensions between police and black residents will abate quickly.
While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.
Monthly jobless data is released Friday. David Greene talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution, and a contributing correspondent to The Wall Street Journal.
Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.
They've been sketching bold eyebrows and pointy ears on a former prime minister to honor the late actor Leonard Nimoy. The Bank Of Canada says it seems wrong to alter "a symbol of our country."