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The Sen. Menendez Indictment In 5 Excerpts

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The indictment against Sen. Robert Menendez alleges he took hundreds of thousands of dollars and extravagant gifts from a friend and donor in exchange for political favors.

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Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The indictment alleges that Menendez abused his office to benefit a friend and donor. The New Jersey senator has always maintained his innocence.

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11 Former Atlanta Public School Employees Found Guilty In Cheating Scandal

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

All but one of the 12 educators charged with racketeering were found guilty by a Georgia jury. The scandal involved dozens of schools and dozens of teachers who had previously taken plea deals.

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READ: Commutation Letter President Obama Sent To Inmate

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

President Obama commuted 22 sentences for federal prisoners serving time for drug-related crimes. He said that under current laws, those inmates would have already been released.

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Oversight Committee Issues Subpoena To 2 Secret Service Agents

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Secret Service, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, is refusing to allow his committee to interview two agents involved in the investigation of a potential bomb near the White House.

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Despite Criticism, Arkansas Passes Religious Freedom Bill

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The measure is similar to the controversial law passed by Indiana. Gov. Asa Hutchinson had previously said he would sign the bill into law.

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Nigerian President Concedes Election To Opposition Candidate

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

A sitting president has never lost a presidential bid in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. Partial results showed Goodluck Jonathan trailing Muhammadu Buhari by close to 3 million votes.

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Despite Protests From Brazil, Trial For 840-Pound Emerald Will Continue

Monday, March 30, 2015

The Bahia Emerald has been hotly contested for years. A judge in California has decided to continue with a trial about its ownership even though Brazil says it was illegally exported.

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Pharmacists Group Votes To Discourage Members From Providing Execution Drugs

Monday, March 30, 2015

The measure could make it harder for states using made-to-order execution drugs to buy them. The American Pharmacists Association voted on the policy at its annual meeting.

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California's Death Row, The Nation's Largest, Runs Out Of Room

Monday, March 30, 2015

The death-row population in the state is growing because no one has been put to death in nearly a decade. Gov. Jerry Brown is asking for more money to open 100 more cells.

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Prosecution Rests In Case Against Admitted Boston Marathon Bomber

Monday, March 30, 2015

The prosecution ended on an emotional note: detailing all of the physical damage one of the bombs inflicted on 8-year-old Martin Richard.

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Jury Rules Against Ellen Pao, Clearing Kleiner Perkins Of Discrimination

Friday, March 27, 2015

The case was the highest-profile gender discrimination case to come out of Silicon Valley. Pao had sued her former employers for $16 million in damages.

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LISTEN: A Cuban Protest Singer On The State Of U.S.-Cuba Relations

Friday, March 27, 2015

For decades, Carlos Varela has doled out incisive criticism of the Cuban government. On our recent visit to Havana, he sang a song he says reflects the mood of the country at this historic moment.

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Alabama Police Officer Accused Of Injuring Indian Man Is Indicted

Friday, March 27, 2015

A federal grand jury decided there was enough evidence to bring charges against Officer Eric Parker. The incident sparked an international incident.

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A Fraying Promise: Exploring Race And Inequality In Havana

Thursday, March 26, 2015

One of the revolution's core promises was an egalitarian society. But as Cuba opens up, one of the unintended consequences may be more inequality.

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In Havana, A Journey Into The Forbidden With A Provocative Artist

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Is Charged With Desertion

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bergdahl was released by the Taliban in exchange for five detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison. He was captured in 2009 after walking off his post in Afghanistan.

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Obama Says U.S., Israel Face 'Clear, Substantive Challenge'

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The president says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made it clear that there will be no two-state solution. Obama says the U.S. now has to re-evaluate its Israeli-Palestinian policy.

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U.S. Will Slow Down Withdrawal Of Troops From Afghanistan

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In a joint news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, President Obama says Afghanistan "remains a very dangerous place," and the size of the U.S. troop presence in 2016 is yet to be decided.

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With Improved Relations, Are The U.S. And Cuba Ready To Play Ball?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Cuban baseball has been struggling. A lack of money means facilities are in disrepair. Defections mean some of the best players have left. But new relations with the U.S. may mean new opportunities.

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