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Engineer Turned Cabbie Helps New Refugees Find Their Way

Omar Shekhey left engineering to start a nonprofit that helps refugees navigate their new lives near Atlanta. He also drives a cab — and often gives the money to families to help them settle in.
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Closing Arguments To Begin Monday In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Because of holidays and judicial housekeeping duties, the trial won't resume until next week.
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Federal Judge Says South Dakota Officials Violated Native American Families' Rights

Two of the state's largest tribes win class action lawsuit alleging that the state routinely put their children in foster care without due process
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Obama's Diplomatic Gamble On Iran Adding Instability In Middle East

Limited though it may be, analysts say the administration's negotiation with Iran has shaken traditional allies and left both friends and enemies uncertain about what it will do next in the region.
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Activists Stop Paying Their Student Loans

Students who say their for-profit college degrees are worthless took their "debt strike" to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Tuesday.
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Supreme Court Deals Medicaid Blow To Doctors And Health Companies

The court ruled Tuesday that private Medicaid providers cannot sue to force states to raise reimbursement rates in the face of rising medical costs.
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Defense Rests Case In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

The defense rested its case Tuesday in the trial of admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The trial will continue Monday with closing arguments.
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Iranian Nuclear Talks Continue Past Deadline

Six world powers and Iran will extend their deadline by a day to form a preliminary nuclear agreement.
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Students From Troubled For-Profit Colleges Refuse To Pay Back Loans

A group of students met with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday to send a message: They won't pay back the loans they incurred attending troubled for-profit colleges.
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Native American Tribes Win Child Welfare Case In South Dakota

A federal court ruled Tuesday in summary judgment that the state of South Dakota has routinely violated federal law by taking Native American children from their families and tribes.

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