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    Abu Ghraib Appeal Centers on Confusion at Prison

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    A soldier convicted of maltreating detainees at Abu Ghraib in Iraq says she hopes her appeal to the military's highest court will exonerate all whose reputations were tarnished in the scandal.

    Former Army Reserve Specialist Sabrina Harman of Lorton, Virginia spoke with the Associated Press before a hearing Wednesday in Washington before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Her defense attorney argues Harman should not have been convicted of maltreatment for photographing and posing with naked detainees because prisoner nudity appears to have been Army policy. But prosecutors contend any reasonable observe would have concluded such conduct was abusive. The five-judge court could rule within months on whether to overturn any of the six counts on which she was convicted.

    Bill Redlin has the details...

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    Broadway Chanteuse Barbara Cook: 'My First Memories Are Of Singing'

    After starring in Broadway shows like The Music Man and Candide, Cook struggled with addiction, then staged a successful second career as a cabaret singer. Her new memoir is Then and Now.
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    Nothing Says 'Hip' Like Ancient Wheat

    Many consumers in North America and Europe are willing to pay a premium for nutritious, organic grains. That makes the market ripe for a revival of millennia-old bread wheat, some plant breeders say.
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    Elizabeth Warren Campaigns With Hillary Clinton, Goes After Donald Trump

    In their first appearance together of the 2016 campaign, the progressive hero and Massachusetts senator enthusiastically endorsed the presumptive nominee.
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    Human Or Machine: Can You Tell Who Wrote These Poems?

    Can a computer write a sonnet that's indistinguishable from what a person can produce? A contest at Dartmouth attempted to find out. With our online quiz, you too can give it a try.

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