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Georgia Tech police fatally shoot student after knife confrontation

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the fatal shooting of a Georgia Tech student by campus police late Saturday after the student was confronted about carrying a knife.<p>According to the GBI, Georgia Tech Police officers responded to a 911 call about a person with a …

Justice

Why people who attempt suicide need more than meds

Meet Jane. She’s 22 years-old. She has a quirky smile and an unconventional sense of humour. She’s finished high school and has a young baby. She has …

Barack Obama

Maria, Now a Hurricane, Promises More Damage for the Caribbean

Watches and warnings were in effect for several Caribbean islands Sunday as Tropical Storm Maria reached hurricane status, threatening more devastation for regions already devastated by Hurricane Irma earlier this month.<p>Maria was about 140 miles east-northeast of Barbados with maximum sustained …

Caribbean

Professor who was told to leave campus for being white just won major victory against his employer

The professor who made headlines earlier this year after he refused to leave his campus for being white just won a major battle against his employer.<p>What happened?<p>Evergreen State College in Washington State announced in a faculty email Friday they recently settled a tort claim brought by professor …

Safe-Space

Stop acting surprised, America: Donald Trump is a white supremacist

Trump has made clear to America for decades where he stands on race. It’s long past time to accept the facts<p>Young children believe that they disappear or otherwise become invisible if they close or cover their eyes. Psychologists hypothesize that this is because children do not develop a full sense …

Utah mom killed, daughters injured when teen boy driver swerves into oncoming traffic

A Utah mother was killed and her two daughters were injured on Saturday after a 15-year-old driver veered out of his lane and crashed into the family’s vehicle, officials said.<p>The 15-year-old boy, who had a learner’s permit, was driving near Smithfield when he veered out of his lane and into …

America's insatiable wireless appetite

In many ways, the release of the first iPhone 10 years ago launched the smartphone era. Since then, mobile data consumption has skyrocketed and, in …

North America

France Acid Attack: Four American Women Attacked With Acid At Busy Marseille Railway Station

Four American women tourists were hospitalized following an acid attack at a train station in France. According to an <i>ABC News</i> report, the acid attack …

This is what happens when Americans are told about rising inequality

The sharp growth in economic inequality — and its visibility as an issue in both the 2012 and 2016 American political campaigns — has led to an important debate about how to respond.<p>Some in this debate suggest that economic inequality isn’t that important after all. Instead, they argue, it’s …

Income Inequality