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Profiling A Supervisor Accused In Young Girl's Death

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Michele Norris interviews Jennifer Gonnerman, author of the article "The Knock at the Door" in the Sept. 19 issue of New York Magazine. The piece is about a caseworker supervisor being prosecuted for negligent homicide for the beating death of a 4 year old. The child was only 18 pounds when she was allegedly beaten to death by her mother in 2010. Gonnerman says the case has implications for overworked caseworkers everywhere.

'Marvel's Jessica Jones' Is About An Ex-Superhero Turned Private Investigator

The plot of the new Netflix show is something rare in superhero TV or film stories: It's a tale of women banding together to stop the man who abused them. Jessica Jones is played by Krysten Ritter.

As Big Food Feels Threat Of Climate Change, Companies Speak Up

A warming climate is likely to disrupt global food production, which has Big Food companies worried. Some, like Mars, are becoming increasingly vocal advocates for action on greenhouse gas emissions.
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U.S. Rep. John Sarbanes On How Money Influences Politics, Locally And Nationally

One of Maryland's federal lawmakers is behind some new ideas about campaign finance reform that have stalled in Congress, but are being taken up by local legislatures, including D.C.

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Computer Guys and Gal sort out all the latest technology news from the last month.

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