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Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Thousands Flee as Wildfires Burn Northern California

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Some 60,000 acres have burned across three counties, and it may be another week before firefighters can get the blaze under control.

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Report Charges EPA With Environmental Injustice

Tuesday, August 04, 2015

A new investigation from the Center for Public Integrity shows that hundreds of complaints from minority communities have gone ignored by the EPA.

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Cyber Deterrence, New Aggressive Strategies To Fight Hacking

Friday, July 31, 2015

The United States government is developing aggressive strategies to proactively defend against cyber hacking after the breach against the Office of Personnel Management last April.

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Cincinnati on Edge After White Officer Indicted in Murder of Black Driver

Thursday, July 30, 2015

A white University of Cincinnati police officer has been indicted in the murder of a black driver, raising tensions around the city.

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U.S. to Release Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Many presidents have considered releasing Jonathan Pollard. Now after 30 years, the Department of Justice has announced that Pollard will be paroled in November.

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To End Mass Incarceration, Looking Beyond Small Time Drug Offenders

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

More than half of all prisoners in the U.S. have been prosecuted for violent crimes, which is why sentencing reform may need to address more than just nonviolent drug offenses.

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Trans Teen Fights to Change School Policy

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

A federal judge in Virginia will decide whether 16-year-old transgender student Gavin Grimm can use the boys' restrooms at Gloucester High School. 

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Mass Grave Unearthed as Colombia Tries to Heal

Monday, July 27, 2015

The excavation marks a turning point in the relationship between the Colombian government and its long-embattled civilians.

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Living with Alzheimer's, As a Patient and a Caregiver

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's; 15.5 million serve as their caregivers. A new drug offers a glimmer of hope. How should caregivers care for themselves in the meantime?

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Immigration Enforcement Is Changing

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Over 360 jurisdictions opted out of a federal program that gave local authorities immigration enforcement powers. Will new changes to the program convince communities to reenlist?

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ISIS Chief Creates Plan to Ensure Group's Survival

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, has established a line of succession in case he is killed. 

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Nigerian President Meets Obama in the Wake of Deadly Attacks

Monday, July 20, 2015

Nigerian suicide bombers killed 65 people late last week during Islam's holiest day. Most of the suicide bombers were women—some were young girls.

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Criminal Justice Is Changing In America

Friday, July 17, 2015

Jason Hernandez, a former drug dealer who was granted clemency by Obama, describes his journey from crime to forgiveness.

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The Bipartisan Push for Criminal Justice Reform

Thursday, July 16, 2015

This week, President Obama noted that "people of all political persuasions" are interested in criminal justice reform. Here's one conservative's take on Obama's reform proposals. 

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A Broken Promise? U.S. On Track To Create 400 Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

In 2010, the Obama administration pledged not to make new nuclear weapons. A new investigation questions whether the president has kept that promise.

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Iranian-Americans Respond to the Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

President Hassan Rouhani says the deal marks a "new chapter;" Prime Minister Netanyahu describes it as "dangerous." How do immigrants with identities tied to Iran and the U.S. respond?

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Nuclear Negotiations from Iran's Perspective

Friday, July 10, 2015

A nuclear deal has been pushed back, again.

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New Rules Take Aim at Segregated Neighborhoods

Thursday, July 09, 2015

The Obama administration has announced new housing policies designed to promote racial integration across the country.

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Government Attempt To Save Chinese Markets Falls Flat

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Chinese stocks took a deep and sudden plunge recently, throwing Asian markets into chaos. 

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Utility Companies On Edge As Solar Gets Cheaper

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

President Obama has pledged that the US will get 20 percent of its electricity from renewables by 2030. Many utility companies believe solar power undermines their business. 

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