California Indian casinos embroiled in turmoil

When it comes to controlling California's flashy Vegas-style casinos, the stakes are enormous for tribes who own the gambling operations that generate billions.

UC students plan to walk out of class Monday

The University of California regents' decision to increase tuition annually over a five-year period prompted student protests and a scheduled walkout on Monday.

Highway bandits steal blood believed to contain Ebola virus

A roadway robbery in Guinea resulted in an alarming haul this week, as thieves made off with cash, personal items – and a batch of Red Cross blood samples.

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Immigration reform: Winners and losers under Obama's plan

About 5 million people are expected to qualify under the measures outlined Thursday. But about 6 million who are in the country illegally will be left out.

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Ebola survey teams take a grim census in Sierra Leone

Surveillance team member Osman Sow washes his boots after working in a potentially contaminated area of Freetown, Sierra Leone. Survey teams are sent out every day to assess sick people and dispatch burial teams to collect the dead.

As Ebola surges in the east African country, the capital city sends surveillance teams into the neighborhoods to record who might be sick with the virus — or already dead.

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Rumors of Boko Haram attack send Nigerian refugees fleeing

Civilians who had just recently arrived in Yola prepare to flee again, this time in a large open-top truck headed to the city of Jos.

Many of the displaced ended up in camps in the city of Yola. Now they're racing further away as concerns grow that Yola also faces attack, and that the government isn't doing enough to stop it.

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Who will get the biopic treatment next?

After Chadwick Boseman played Jackie Robinson in 2013's 42, he starred as a suspiciously tall James Brown in 2014's Get On Up.

For better or worse, biopics — those big, sweeping epics about the life of a Very Important Person — have been reliable vehicles for actors of color to establish their mainstream actor bona fides.