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Authors Take Opposite Sides On Hachette, Amazon Spat

Bestsellers published by traditional means accused Amazon of "unfair pricing." Self-published authors penned a stinging critique of traditional publishing.

Richard Mellon Scaife, Philanthropist, Conservative Donor, Dies

The heir to the Mellon banking and oil fortune revealed in May that he had been diagnosed with cancer. Scaife was 82.

High Court Temporarily Suspends Contraception Mandate For Christian College

The order, which doesn't affect the court's ultimate opinion, drew a scathing dissent from the court's three women.

Surrounded By Digital Distractions, We Can't Even Stop To Think

A study on the wandering mind had a simple request: Just think. But many participants couldn't sit still for very long, and they even were willing to shock themselves to avoid doing nothing.

Ex-Editor Gets 18 Months In U.K. Phone Hacking Case

Andy Coulson, the former editor of the now defunct News of the World, was found guilty last week of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails.

Bored On The Fourth Of July? Try These Movies

Action, singing and lots of fireworks American movies celebrate the Fourth of July.

Coaching First-Generation Students Through College

College coaches may be able to help more first-generation students make it to graduation day.

Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes

The U.S. is returning unaccompanied minors to their home countries. But life in Guatemala, where many of them are from, is so hard, they say they'll keep trying until they succeed.

As Ebola Cases Spike, WHO Asks For More Money And Help

The deadliest Ebola outbreak in history continues to grow in West Africa. Even as health leaders met to figure out how to stop the virus, the number of cases surged by nearly 20 percent in a week.

SunTrust Settles In Probe Into Mishandled Home Loan Modifications

The bank's mortgage-lending arm agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it bungled applications for the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.

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