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Starbucks Chairman Questions Country's 'Moral Fiber'

Starbucks Chairman Questions Country's 'Moral Fiber'

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question.

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U.S.: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage in 2018

U.S.: 'Zero' Chance of Colorado River Water Shortage in 2018

By Ken Ritter and Dan Elliott | Aug 20
Heavy winter snows in the Rocky Mountains have rescued the thirsty Western U.S. for another year.

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

Cuba Struggling to Keep Professionals from Leaving

By Andrea Rodriguez | Aug 20
Calle Marti is a modest half-mile boulevard split by a simple winding flagstone path that's bracketed by green grass, pine trees and curving blue cement benches.

UK: There Must Be No Border Posts with Ireland After Brexit

UK: There Must Be No Border Posts with Ireland After Brexit

By Jill Lawless | Aug 20
The British government has said repeatedly that it will end the free movement of people from the European Union when the U.K. leaves the bloc in 2019. On Wednesday it acknowledged that, in practice, it won't.

FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of Leukemia

FDA OKs Pfizer Drug for Rare, Fast-Killing Type of Leukemia

By Linda A. Johnson | Aug 20
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new medicine for use against a rare, rapidly progressing blood cancer after other treatments have failed.

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

Changing Times Brew Bitter Taste For Japan's Beer Makers

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 20
Beer consumption has been tanking for five years straight in Japan, as the younger generation shies away from the obligatory after-work drinking that was a trademark of the dark-suited heroes of Japan Inc.

Nevada Judge Clears Way for Expanded Marijuana Distribution

Nevada Judge Clears Way for Expanded Marijuana Distribution

By Scott Sonner | Aug 19
A judge cleared the way Thursday for Nevada to allow more businesses to move marijuana from growers to stores in an effort to keep up with overwhelming demand since recreational pot sales began last month.

Young Afghans See Opportunities Dwindle as Security Worsens

Young Afghans See Opportunities Dwindle as Security Worsens

By Kathy Gannon | Aug 19
Despite 16 years of war and billions of dollars in international aid, security is worsening and jobs have grown scarce. More than 2.5 million Afghans have fled - the second largest refugee population after Syria's.

Fugitive Sought for Dumping Radioactive Oilfield Waste

Fugitive Sought for Dumping Radioactive Oilfield Waste

By Matthew Brown | Aug 19
James Kenneth Ward, 55, is considered violent and dangerous and should not be approached, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Criminal Investigation Division said in a statement.

South Carolina Sues Drug Manufacturer over Opioid Crisis

South Carolina Sues Drug Manufacturer over Opioid Crisis

By Meg Kinnard | Aug 19
South Carolina has become the latest state to accuse a drug manufacturer of exacerbating its opioid drug crisis by using deceptive marketing, with the state's top prosecutor suing the maker of OxyContin.

Work to Begin on Park Dedicated to Marathon Bombing Victim

Work to Begin on Park Dedicated to Marathon Bombing Victim

Aug 19
The mother of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing says she's pleased that work is about to begin on a park named after her son.

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