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What Legal Issues Do Al-Awlaki Bring To Light?

The death in Yemen of Anwar al-Awlaki, an American citizen that intelligence officials say plotted against the U.S., raises legal questions. Was he entitled to due process — particularly, a trial? Should the evidence against him be made public? How far does the power of the president extend to target people?
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'It Is About Truths': John Ridley On His New TV Show, 'American Crime'

The drama, about the aftermath of a racially charged home invasion, challenges its many characters' viewpoints. Ridley says he wanted to explore "what happens when those truths start to fall away."
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U.S. Government Teams Up With Private Sector To Stave Off Cocoa Crisis

Chocolate is increasingly popular and under assault from diseases that infect cocoa plants. Scientists are working to find varieties that will resist diseases and keep the world's sweet tooth happy.
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Hillary Clinton Asks State Dept. To Release Her Emails To The Public

The State Department says it will review thousands of messages for possible release. Clinton announced her intentions Wednesday, after a House panel issued a subpoena for some of the emails.
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Clinton's Private Email Server Has Advantages, Vulnerabilities

While many of those messages are tucked away from the prying eyes of the public, it's not clear they are well-protected from hackers.

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