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Umbrellas have become the symbol of the Hong Kong protests. But it turns out they were a political liability that symbolized appeasement and weakness for much of the 20th century.
Prince has two new albums out, Art Official Age under his own name and Plect...
Two new albums, a solo effort and a collaboration with the band 3RDEYEGIRL, mark Prince's return to the studio. Tom Moon says that only one fully captures what an explosive performer he can still be.
EBay announced it will split from the payments service PayPal, forming two i...
Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.
Robert Siegel speaks with Tzipi Livni, the Israeli Minister of Justice and the country's chief negotiator with the Palestinians, about the future of the failed peace process.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the man traveled from Liberia and fell ill in Dallas. He is now in strict isolation at a hospital in the city.
Protesters gather outside the Albuquerque Police Department following the sh...
If a suspect threatens officers, police say they have a right to defend themselves. But a Justice Department report said the police in Albuquerque have used force unnecessarily; two ex-officers agree.