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South Dakota Tribes Accuse State Of Violating Indian Welfare Act

Eight tribes have delivered a report to Congress saying the state of South Dakota is willfully ignoring a federal law meant to protect Native American children. Several lawmakers are demanding action and the Bureau of Indian Affairs agreed on Wednesday to convene a summit meeting of key players, and says they will urge state officials to respond.
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The market for single-serving coffee pods is dominated by Keurig's K-Cups. But they aren't recyclable, and critics say that's making a monster of an environmental mess. Meet the K-Cup Godzilla.
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