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As Body-Worn Camera Use Spreads, ACLU Pitches Its Own App To Record Cops

Want to quickly record police misconduct and file a complaint with a prominent civil liberties organization? There's now an app for that.
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The White House Asks For A Supreme Court Ruling On Immigration Reform

The White House asks for a Supreme Court ruling on immigration reform. What's ahead for the president's plan and what are the prospects for reform?

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TT: When Companies Use Your Online Searches Against You

Today, our every move online--from that Facebook post about going to yoga to a search for a family lawyer--creates a detailed profile of us which can be collected and sold by data brokers and marketers.

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John Grisham: "Rogue Lawyer"

Author John Grisham's new novel is about a street lawyer who carries a gun, lives out of a bullet-proof van and takes cases no one else will touch. The latest legal thriller from bestselling author John Grisham.

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Racial Incidents, Student Protests And Resignations At The University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system resigned and the chancellor of the university’s main campus in Columbia announced he's stepping aside. Their moves are in response to student protesters who charged that the university failed to adequately respond to recent racial incidents: racial tensions on campus and debate over a university administration's response.

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Racial Incidents, Student Protests And Resignations At The University of Missouri

The president of the University of Missouri system resigned and the chancellor of the university’s main campus in Columbia announced he's stepping aside. Their moves are in response to student protesters who charged that the university failed to adequately respond to recent racial incidents: racial tensions on campus and debate over a university administration's response.

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Fairfax County Police Chief Reverses Course On Civilian Oversight

Critics of the Fairfax County Police have long called for civilian oversight over department practices following a string of police-involved deaths, but now the head of the department itself is dropping his opposition.

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FreshPAC's Unlimited Fundraising Needs A Legislative Response, Attorney General Says

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine wants to revamp the city's campaign finance laws in response to a new political action committee that's raising unlimited donations to support Mayor Muriel Bowser.

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Why More Federal Prisoners Will Be Released In Virginia Than D.C., Maryland

The U.S. Sentencing Commission has made a move to start releasing nonviolent drug offenders early in an effort to curb mass incarceration. But in the D.C. region, one state is expected to release by far the most inmates released. Why?

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Siddhartha Mukherjee: "The Laws Of Medicine"

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Emperor of All Maladies” is known for his innovative thinking on cancer. Oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about the most perplexing cases of his career and how they changed his approach to treatment.

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