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Chicago Program Designed To Prevent White Flight Gets Renewed Attention

The origins of the tax districts stem from an effort decades ago to retain white residents who were concerned their property values would plummet if black families moved into their neighborhoods.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>In Chicago, a special tax program set up decades ago to prevent white …

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Leader of Tijuana Drug Cartel Captured After Mexico's World Cup Win

Luis Fernando Sanchez Arellano, known as 'the engineer', was arrested in an army raid on a house in Tijuana on Monday afternoon, shortly after Mexico qualified for the last 16 of the soccer World Cup by beating Croatia, the officials said.<p>Speaking on condition of anonymity, one of the officials …

Aaron Hernandez case: Going deep inside the story

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aaron Hernandez was destined to be a football superstar and was already one of the NFL's most promising tight ends.<p>But less than a year after signing a $40 million contract extension with the football powerhouse New England Patriots, he was charged with first-degree murder.<p>Two hours after …

Can Sex Really Dampen Athletic Performance?

Several teams participating in this year’s World Cup have team-wide bans on having sex before games, because coaches believe it could interfere with …

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Microsoft to release Android-powered Nokia X2 handset

<b>Microsoft has unveiled its first phone after completing its takeover of Nokia's handset division - and the device is powered by Android.</b><p>The operating system, developed by Google, is usually seen as a rival to Microsoft's own Windows Phone OS.<p>Microsoft said the Nokia X2 offered it a way to hook …

UN: At least 1,075 killed in Iraq in June

GENEVA (AP) — More than 1,000 people, the vast majority of them civilians, have been killed in Iraq this month as Sunni insurgents overtook key areas …

Nest launches its answer to Apple’s HomeKit with a developer program

Hot on the heels of its $555 million acquisition of Dropcam, Nest is announcing plans to work with a variety of products, including LIFX light bulbs, …