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On The Streets Of Baltimore, Trying To Understand The Anger

On the streets, some said violence is the only way to get authorities to pay attention to the plight of blacks in Baltimore. Others said they understood the anger, but not the violence.
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Record Number Of Amicus Briefs Filed In Same-Sex-Marriage Cases

This week's same-sex-marriage cases at the Supreme Court brought in a record number of friend-of-the–court briefs. But truth be told, the justices do not read all of these briefs.
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Flight Attendant On Saigon Evacuation: You Wanted 'To Help Every Child'

Days before the fall of Saigon, a plane left Vietnam with 57 children on board. The program intended to bring orphans to the U.S. was controversial, but two who were there say it was right.
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'Ashley's War' Details Vital Work Of Female Soldiers In Afghanistan

A new book looks at the women who served alongside elite special operations units in order to connect with a population that was off-limits to male soldiers: Afghan women.
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The Past Haunts The Present For Japan's Shinzo Abe

As Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seeks to strengthen ties with America, he's facing tense times in his own neighborhood, mainly because of his views on World War II.
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Baltimore Mayor Condemns Violent Protesters At Press Conference

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake held a press conference Monday night in response to violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray. The rioting comes the same day as Gray was laid to rest.
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Fact Check: Is The Clinton Foundation 'The Most Transparent'?

Since Hillary Clinton launched her presidential run, her family's foundation has been scrutinized. The Clintons responded, calling it the most transparent organization of its kind. But is that true?
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When The Sharing Economy Brings Unexpected Experiences

The number of people using these services is growing fast. Find out what happens when a writer rents out his Mini Cooper and an Airbnb tenant learns something terrible has happened to his host.
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Violent Protests Erupt In Baltimore After Freddie Gray's Funeral

Protests erupted into rioting in Baltimore Monday afternoon as police clashed with a large group of youths. Police said seven officers were hurt and at least one was unresponsive.
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3 Reasons Republicans Might Cheer A Pro-Gay-Marriage Ruling

The Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex-marriage bans Tuesday. And even though Republicans are the traditional-marriage party, they just could welcome a pro-same-sex marriage ruling.

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