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Over the weekend, police arrested a man whom they have not charged. Police, however, gave themselves the $84,000 reward for tips leading to an arrest.
Perhaps the most controversial moment came when Nicki Minaj took on Miley Cyrus. It’ll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look.
Europe has seen an unprecedented number of migrants and asylum seekers reach its borders. EU ministers called the meeting, in part, to try to decide which migrants are treated as refugees.
The legendary director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream has died. His films, which often mixed slasher gore with wry humor, helped reinvent the horror genre.
Efforts to change the mountain’s name back to Denali date back to 1975. The White House says changing the name back “recognizes the sacred status of Denali to generations of Alaska Natives.”
The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.
The larger-than-life sculpture of the president of the Confederacy was removed after an appeal to block the move was rejected last week.
The three Syrian children, aged 5 and 6, were near death from dehydration when they were discovered by police in the back of a minivan on Saturday.
Authorities have charged 30-year-old Shannon J. Miles in the “execution-style” murder of Deputy Darren Goforth, but investigators have yet to make public any motive for the killing.
His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state, was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.