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Government Lawyer Accused Of Sexual Assault Found Dead In D.C. Jail

The D.C. Department of Corrections is investigating the death of a U.S. Department of Labor lawyer who was being held in a D.C. Jail on charges related to a home invasion.

Authorities say 58-year-old Paul Mannina was found unresponsive in his cell early this morning. He'd been in jail since last week, having been charged with attacking a co-worker at her home.

According to court documents, the woman told police that Mannina had a "crush'' on her and that he used a stun gun on her during the attack. He was charged with third-degree sex abuse and burglary.

At a hearing yesterday, police testified that shortly after the attack Mannina had been admitted to a Montgomery County hospital with a high blood-alcohol content and Tylenol and opiates in his system.

Mannina worked at the Labor Department's Division of Plan Benefits Security.

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'Deepwater Horizon' Director On The BP Oil Spill And The 'Addictive Dance' For Fuel

Peter Berg discusses his new film, which recreates the final hours of the oil rig that exploded and sank, causing the BP oil spill. Eleven rig workers died trying to prevent the disaster.
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They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

Greg Kelly wanted out of corporate America for a lifestyle better suited to raising a family. So he and his wife launched Alabama's only sheep dairy. "We feel like we're really living now," she says.
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Protecting Our Data In An Era Of Increasing State-Sponsored Cyberattacks

Yahoo says information from 500 million users was stolen by hackers. This comes amid growing concern over intrusions into U.S. election systems. In an era of increasing state-sponsored cyber threats, protecting our personal data and the integrity of U.S. voting.

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Putting The Patient At The Center Of Local Health Care

From "concierge" services to iPads connecting new parents with their babies in the nursery, Kojo explores some of the patient-centered ideas coming from health care innovation labs at local hospitals.

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