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Federal Grand Jury Said To Begin Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

Thursday, February 11, 2016

The grand jury is determining whether Officer Daniel Pantaleo violated Garner's civil rights as he moved to arrest him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes.

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Former Judge Urges Obama To Commute Sentence He Imposed A Decade Ago

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Following the law, Paul Cassell sentenced Weldon Angelos to a 55 years in prison for dealing marijuana and possessing weapons. Cassell said the case was "one of the most troubling" he ever faced.

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Two Of Cuban Baseball's Brightest Stars Apparently Defect

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Lourdes Gourriel Jr. and his older brother Yulieski went missing from their team hotel in Santo Domingo on Monday. Experts saw the potential defection as further sign that Cuban baseball in shambles.

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WATCH: Republicans — Then And Now — Talking About Drug Addiction

Monday, February 08, 2016

In New Hampshire, Republican presidential candidates are using compassionate language when it comes to drug abuse. It's a marked change for a party that has advocated tough stances on the issue.

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In Pictures: The Taiwan Earthquake And Rescue Operations

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The magnitude-6.4 earthquake left 26 people dead. The photographs show stories of life and death, destruction and hope in the quake's aftermath.

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The 8th Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Again, the Republicans engaged in an intense brawl that was framed by Carson's delayed entrance and an tough confrontation between Chris Christie and Marco Rubio.

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Theft And Artistry: Coldplay, Beyoncé In India Spark Discussion On Appropriation

Saturday, February 06, 2016

These days, it's pretty much impossible to miss a discussion on cultural appropriation. But we explore where we draw the line between what's acceptable and what's downright offensive.

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The 5th Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

Thursday, February 04, 2016

It was the first mano-a-mano encounter of the campaign, which means there was enough room for semantic arguments and serious debate.

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WHO Declares A Global Public Health Emergency Over Zika Virus

Monday, February 01, 2016

The organization say it's concerned about a possible link between the mosquito-borne virus and the cluster of children with birth defects from microcephaly.

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The 7th Republican Debate (And Trump's 'Special') In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Donald Trump skipped the debate and hosted a fundraiser for vets. It opened the door to a more moderate debate on immigration.

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Ferguson, Justice Unveil Draft Of Negotiated Consent Decree

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The agreement with the Missouri city creates guidelines for training police officers and when they can use force. It also requires body-worn cameras and an overhaul of the municipal court system.

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FCC Chairman Issues Proposal Seeking To 'Unlock' Cable Box Market

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Almost all cable subscribers pay to rent a set-top box netting the industry billions a year. Chairman Tom Wheeler says ending that practice would lead to more innovation in the way we consume TV.

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Hey! Let's Vote On Your Best Suggestions On What To Name 'Planet Nine'

Monday, January 25, 2016

We received hundreds of suggestions — many of them wickedly smart. We picked four. Now, let's pick one.

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Supreme Court: Ban On Automatic Life Sentences For Juveniles Is Retroactive

Monday, January 25, 2016

The decision is expected to affect the fates of some 2,100 juvenile murderers who now have the possibility of parole.

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Words You'll Hear: Clean Up

Sunday, January 24, 2016

NPR's Eyder Peralta talks cleaning up after a massive snowstorm blanketed the Northeast over the weekend.

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Teaching Kids About Slavery: Picture Books Struggle With The Task

Friday, January 22, 2016

Experts say picture books that whitewash the history of slavery are just a symptom of an adult society. How can we explain it to kids, they argue, if we can't talk about it ourselves?

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Hey! Let's Name That New 'Planet'

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Planet Nine, as scientists are calling it, deserves a better name if it becomes reality. Should it be Plutoo? Or Plutwo? Yeah, we know you can do better, so come brainstorm with us.

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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Case On Obama's Immigration Actions

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Back in November 2014, the president announced plans to shield from deportation up to 5 million immigrants here illegally. Even before his plans got off the ground, lower courts put them on hold.

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Amid Controversy, Scholastic Pulls Picture Book About Washington's Slave

Monday, January 18, 2016

The book tells the story of Hercules, a slave whom George Washington used as a chef. The book shows Hercules and his daughter happy and taking pride in making the president a birthday cake.

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Mechanical Failure Led Boats To Iranian Waters, U.S. Says In New Account

Monday, January 18, 2016

U.S. Central Command laid out a preliminary timeline of events. CENTCOM said the U.S. sailors were led to a Iranian facility at gunpoint. Ultimately, they were let go without harm.

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