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For UK Phone-Hacking Case, An End In Acquittal And Conviction

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murodoch's newspaper empire in Britain, has been acquitted of phone hacking and other criminal charges. But Andrew Coulson, former editor of a Murdoch-owned tabloid and one-time chief spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron, was convicted. The verdicts comprise the latest development in a scandal that has touched the heights of British media and politics.

At Iraq's Largest Oil Refinery, Siege Nears A Complicated Conclusion

Both ISIS militants and the Iraqi government claim to control the country's largest oil refinery. But NPR's Deborah Amos reports that the rebels have closed in and are negotiating with the beleaguered forces inside.

U.S. Faces Challenges In Shoring Up Iraq's Crumbling Military

U.S. military advisers sent to Iraq to assess the state of the country's military will find an army in far worse shape than the one they left behind in 2011. It lacks troops, training and leadership.

NTSB: Too Much Technology, Too Little Training Caused Asiana Crash

The National Transportation Safety Board concluded that the crash of Flight 214 last year in San Francisco was due to automated systems that the crew did not fully understand.

'Shameful' Verdict Exposes Egyptian Journalists' Fears

A judge sentenced three Al Jazeera journalists to prison on charges of reporting false news. Two Egyptian journalists explain the challenges of reporting in a tense political environment.

In Mafia Arrests, Clues To Slaying Of An NYPD Officer A Century Ago

The murder of Lt. Giuseppe Petrosino, the only New York police officer to be killed in the line of duty outside the U.S., is unsolved. But Italian recordings unearthed a claim of responsibility.

Iraq's Most Influential Man Gets Pulled Back Into Politics

Shiite Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani usually stays out of the limelight, but emerged recently to address the crisis facing Iraq with the Sunni extremist surge threatening the country.

1 Editor Cleared, 1 Found Guilty In U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial

Former News of the World editor Andrew Coulson was found guilty Tuesday, but fellow editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted after a trial centering on illegal activity in the Murdoch newspaper empire.

U.K. Phone-Hacking Trial: Brooks Cleared, Coulson Found Guilty

Former media executive Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all misconduct in a headline-grabbing trial revolving around tycoon Rupert Murdoch's British media empire.
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D.C.'s International Workers Tune Into The World Cup

Every four years, some D.C. employers just have to accept it: Their employees aren't going to be working very hard when their country is playing in the World Cup.