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SCOTUS Rules On Immigration Law

The Supreme Court ruled today on Arizona's immigration enforcement law. The decision upholds the "check your papers" portion of the statute, but voids the rest. We look at the political implications -- and consider the decision's effect on people in Arizona -- in our region and throughout the country.

Supreme Court Decision: Arizona et al. v. United States

The full text of the Supreme Court decision in Arizona et al., vs. the United States is below:

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Book Review: 'Kinder Than Solitude'

Ellah Allfrey reviews Kinder Than Solitude, by Yiyun Li.
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Plant Breeders Release First 'Open Source Seeds'

Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
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John Edwards Resumes Career As Trial Attorney

The former U.S. senator and Democratic presidential hopeful is one of three attorneys representing a boy in a medical malpractice case in North Carolina.
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When Parents Are The Ones Too Distracted By Devices

Parents often complain that smartphones keep their kids distracted from conversation. What happens when it's the other way around, when kids can't get their smartphone-glued parents' attention?

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