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  • Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

    BEIRUT - Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence in the storage of tons of a highly explosive fertilizer in a waterfront warehouse, while the government ordered the house arrest of several port officials.
  • 'Quarantine shaming': North America navigates radical new social norms

    The chairman of Arizona's Asian Chamber of Commerce didn't see much downside to attending a small dinner at a local restaurant to bolster the business and bring together other leaders to discuss how to help Asian-American eateries devastated by the coronavirus.
  • Slow arrival of aid frustrates Indonesia quake survivors

    PALU, Indonesia - Climbing over reeking piles of sodden food and debris, a crowd on Wednesday searched a warehouse wrecked in Indonesia's earthquake and tsunami for anything they could salvage: cans of condensed milk, soft drinks, rice, candy and painkillers.
  • Hundreds of children wait in Border Patrol facility in Texas

    MCALLEN, Texas - Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets.
  • Apple to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000 in $350B pledge

    SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is planning to build another corporate campus and hire 20,000 workers during the next five years as part of a $350 billion commitment to the U.S. that will be partially financed by an upcoming windfall from the country's new tax law.
  • National and international headlines from 2015

    An in-brief survey of some of the significant news events in 2015, in chronological order:
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