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Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:19:52 -0400

Durant Police Chief John Haynes, left, and assistant Police Chief James Lee reassure Lexington Medical Clinic employees Lisa Dew, right, and Viola Turner, seated, that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation was giving the home of two slain Catholic nuns who worked as nurses at the clinic a through crime scene investigation, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, in Durant. The clinic office manager and a Durant police officer discovered their bodies inside the house after both nuns did not report for work. Authorities said there were signs of a break-in and their vehicle was missing. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, reportedly found stabbed in their home, were nurse practitioners at a clinic in Durant, Miss.


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:47:20 -0400

Students walk through the main quadrangle at the University of Chicago. (Robert Kozloff/University of Chicago)The University of Chicago's dean says the firestorm over a letter to freshmen was somewhat the point.


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 09:21:01 -0400

French court makes initial ruling to suspend burkini ban. (AP)The Conseil d'Etat gave the ruling after a human rights group said the ban contravenes with civil liberties.


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:07:11 -0400

Obama's legacy on race relations is seen as mixed. (AP)As the presidential candidates attack each other over racial politics, black leaders say Obama's record looks mixed.


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:00:49 -0400

Clearing mines amid the rubble of war. (Yahoo News)A team made up mostly of Kurdish civilians is tasked with clearing explosive devices before displaced Iraqi residents can return to their homes.


Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:09:20 -0400

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky. (AP)Aaron Persky, criticized for a lenient sentence for a former Stanford swimmer, will no longer hear criminal matters.