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Hundreds of Asian factories were attacked in May after popular anger erupted over Chinese oil exploration in disputed waters. Vietnam depends on foreign investment to generate growth and has promised to avoid a repeat.
Ralph Jennings
The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced Tuesday that the Consumer Price Index rose 0.1 percent in July. One of the major drivers of the inflation increase was rising food prices, but they were offset by a dip in energy prices.Bryan Cronan
The Islamic State has targeted key energy infrastructure in Iraq, including Mosul Dam, which was recaptured yesterday by Kurdish and Iraqi forces backed by US airstrikes.Lydia Tomkiw
With nearly all votes counted, Dan Sullivan emerged the winner Tuesday in the three-way Republican race for U.S. Senate. Now he takes on Democratic Sen. Mark Begich.Dermot Cole,Nathaniel Herz
European media see the police response in Ferguson, Mo., as a warning against police over-reaction and militarization.Sara Miller Llana
Concern over the outbreak has changed everything from standard greetings to how people board the bus. Nigeria is being credited for quick action, but the public mood is tense.Heather Murdock
Gov. Jay Nixon announced early Monday that he would deploy the Missouri National Guard to this St. Louis suburb, ratcheting up efforts to quell unrest that has paralyzed the city since an unarmed black teenager was killed by a white police officer.Alan Blinder and Tanzina Vega
Protesters are demanding that the officer who killed Mike Brown be arrested. But it's uncertain where the facts will lead, or whether protesters' demands will be met.Patrik Jonsson
The researchers estimate that between 1990 and 2010, some 69 percent of the mass lost by the world's alpine glaciers can be traced to human influence – basically global warming.Pete Spotts
Those in Ferguson, Mo., who defied police orders and continued to record how police dealt with protesters after the shooting have support from the courts for their actions.Warren Richey

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