Driving Into A Dragnet

License plate scanners collect vast amounts of data for police departments. The technology is used to catch criminals, but what about the data collected on everyone else?
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Judge Orders Release Of Trump University Documents

Judge Gonzalo Curiel ordered the release of internal documents citing heightened public interest in presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Pakistan Bans Ads For Condoms, Family Planning

The ban in the world’s sixth-most populous country was imposed to prevent “innocent children” from asking questions about the products being advertised.

Tap Into Shared Home Equity

A study shows homeowners could make billions if they let people rent their spare bedrooms, a once-widespread practice that has become a rarity.

A Day Standing Guard With Vietnam Veterans

Vietnam veterans were the last generation of soldiers drafted and the first to be spat on. Now, as they enter their upper years, the Veterans Memorial is what binds them together.

The Ups And Downs Of CEO Pay In 2015

By one measure, CEO pay fell 15 percent. By another measure, it rose 4.5 percent. But, by any measure, it was a lot, as exemplified by Philippe P. Dauman’s $54.1 million.
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Dalian Wanda Takes On Disney In China

The country’s largest private property developer opened its first theme park Saturday, three weeks before Disney is to open its first one in mainland China.
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SpaceX Did It Again

Elon Musk’s space transport company has proven once again it can recover a first-stage rocket from a high-orbit satellite launch.

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VA Comes Under Renewed Fire

Charged with administering the benefits of vets, the VA has proposed letting nurses do certain tasks now handled by doctors, leading some to say it is lowering standards.

Confectionary Attack Targets German Politician

The Left Party parliamentarian doesn’t want to allow an unlimited number of refugees, leading an activist to hurl what appeared to be a chocolate and cream cake.
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Olympic Athletes Under The Microscope

What better way to unravel the risks and mysteries of the Zika virus than to study a large cohort traveling to Brazil, the epicenter of the disease?

UK’s Polish Migrants Are Vexed By Potential Brexit

The June vote centered on Britain’s future in the EU has left the fate of more than 850,000 Poles living and working in the U.K. hanging in the balance.