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Sheriff Puts Inmates Back In Stripes As Orange Jumpsuits Gain Fame
The Michigan sheriff worried that the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black has turned orange jumpsuits into a fashion statement. So, they're out. And black and white stripes are back in.
Woman Will Officiate Big 12 Football Game For The First Time
Catherine Conti will be part of the crew when Kansas plays Southeast Missouri State. The officiating supervisor says Conti got the job because she's "darned good."
Rosetta Spacecraft Readies For Rendezvous With Comet
The Rosetta spacecraft hibernated for 31 months while its orbit took it too far away from the sun for its solar arrays to keep it operational. It's ready for a rendezvous with a comet Aug. 6.
Kerry's Aim In Egypt: First, Get Israel And Hamas To Cease Fire
Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo trying to help forge a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
Energy Concerns Complicate Potential EU Action Against Russia
Renee Montagne talks to Anton La Guardia, who covers the European Union for The Economist, about the possibility of deep EU sanctions against Russia at Tuesday's foreign ministers meeting.
Other Cities Poach Police From Detroit's Low-Wage Force
From Toledo to Houston, cities are courting Detroit cops, who are seen as battle-tested from routinely dealing with high crime rates — and fed up from years of low pay and cuts in benefits.
Telecommuting Didn't Work Out For One Transplanted Worker
All summer, we're talking with out-of-work young adults about how they're making ends meet. Chrystina Gastlelum, 32, moved to Maine from New York City and tried to keep doing her job remotely.
Violence Flares In Libya, Leaving Main Airport In Ruins
Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris Stephen.
Piano Made Famous In 'Casablanca' Goes On Auction Block
The piano is a constant presence in the Humphrey Bogart film, underscoring much of the legendary bar-room dialogue. Bonhams auction house expects it to sell for over a million dollars.
Credit Suisse Reports $770 Million Loss
The second-quarter figure marks the biggest loss for the bank since the 2008 financial crisis. Much of that is due to a legal settlement with U.S. tax authorities — including a $2.6 billion fine.