Aug 27, 2014 — Burger King announced it is buying the Canadian doughnut-and-coffee chain for about $11 million. Some Canadian's aren't thrilled that their Timmy's is being taken over by the American burger company.
Aug 27, 2014 — Scholars have long tried to understand how culture affects communities. New research argues that the parking behavior of drivers may tell us something about the economic productivity of nations.
Aug 27, 2014 — In Missouri, protests continue in Ferguson and St. Louis over the shooting death of Michael Brown, but they're getting smaller. Some in Ferguson are trying to morph the protest movement into an effort to push specific policy changes in the city's police department. Meanwhile, city leaders look toward moving Ferguson forward from the unrest of the past couple of weeks.
Aug 27, 2014 — David Greene and Steve Inskeep have the Last Word in business.
Aug 27, 2014 — In her poem, "Visiting My Parents in Summer," Tishani Doshi writes about returning to her childhood bedroom, where she experiences it being preserved just as she left it as a teenager.
Aug 27, 2014 — More than 1,400 children suffered sexual abuse in a small English town from 1997 until as recently as last year. The report says local authorities were aware of the problem for years but did nothing.
Aug 27, 2014 — The Pew Research Center report shows that Americans were more willing to have a conversation about NSA leaker Edward Snowden face-to-face than in discussion groups on Facebook or Twitter.
Aug 27, 2014 — An indefinite truce, brokered by Egypt, has gone into affect between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. More than 2,000 Palestinians and 69 Israelis have died in the seven weeks of fighting.
Aug 27, 2014 — Schools in Napa Valley are to reopen Wednesday after the area's worst earthquake in decades. Hundreds of buildings and homes were damaged and a lot of rebuilding work remains to be done.
Aug 27, 2014 — The report said it couldn't be proven that anyone had died because of wait times at the medical center in Phoenix. On Tuesday, President Obama pledged to do better by vets and announced initiatives.