The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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By TIME Staff
August 4, 2014

Bulldozer ‘Attacks’ Jerusalem Bus

Authorities said Monday that a bulldozer rammed a bus in Jerusalem before the vehicle tipped over, killing one person and injuring several others, in what Israel called a “terrorist attack” amid heightened tensions from its war with Palestinian militants in Gaza

2nd U.S. Ebola Patient to Return

Nancy Writebol, the second American missionary to contract Ebola in West Africa, will fly to the U.S. on Tuesday to seek treatment

Study: Women Get Lied to More

Women are perceived as easier to mislead, a new study finds, and are more likely than men to be deceived during negotiations

Toledo Set for Third Day With Drinking Water Ban

Water tests on Sunday showed a toxin thought to come from an algae bloom was continuing to contaminate the regional water supply from Lake Erie, threatening to leave residents of Toledo, Ohio, and some in Michigan without drinking water for a third day

Man Who Filmed Fatal NYPD ‘Chokehold’ Arrested

Ramsey Orta was arrested in Staten Island on a charge of criminal possession of a firearm. In the video that Orta filmed, Eric Garner can be heard saying, “I can’t breathe,” as officers wrestle him to the ground

Packers to Retire Favre’s Jersey, Add Him to its Hall of Fame

Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers are reportedly set to make a joint announcement, nearly six years to the day he was traded to the New York Jets, that the team will retire his No. 4 jersey and officially induct him into its Hall of Fame next summer

The Wire Actor Anwan Glover Stabbed in D.C. Nightclub

Actor Anwan Glover, who played ‘Slim Charles’ in the hit HBO cult favorite The Wire, was stabbed in a Washington, D.C. nightclub early Sunday morning after a fight broke out at Cafe Asia while the 41-year-old was supporting another local band

Camera-Wielding Cockroaches Could be Used in Disasters

Scientists at North Carolina State University are attaching Microsoft’s Kinect camera, the same technology in Xbox 360 and PCs, to the bugs so they can act like a remote-controlled car in a disaster zone and allow emergncy personnel to get a first look at the situation

One Dead, Thousands Stranded in Southern California Storm

Authorities say one person was found dead in a car that was swept into a creek and thousands of other residents of Southern California were stranded after thunderstorms and mudslides wreaked havoc in the area

Guardians of the Galaxy Brings in Celestial Earnings

The Marvel sci-fi comedy Guardians of the Galaxy had the biggest August opening of all time with a $94 million domestic weekend gross. The previous August record holder, The Bourne Ultimatum, earned only $69.3 million in 2007

China Quake Aid May Be Hit by Lingering Sex Scandal

A three-year-old imbroglio involving a young woman, illicit trysts and fast cars could hamper a bid by China’s biggest charity to raise relief funds for victims of an earthquake in a remote, mountainous region of Yunnan province that has claimed at least 381 lives

Report: Ghostbusters Reboot May Star Female Leads

Though there haven’t been any official negotiations,Bridesmaids director Paul Feig is reportedly in talks with Sony about rebooting the Ghostbusters series with female leads and a totally new script

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