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Rethinking How To Care For California's Most Troubled Children

NPR's Arun Rath talks with ProPublica's Joaquin Sapien about his investigation of California's largest residential facility for emotionally troubled youth.
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Owner Of 'Revenge Porn' Site Sentenced To 18 Years In Jail

Kevin Bollaert who ran a site allowing people to anonymously post nude photos of others and then charged the victims to have them removed, was convicted of identity theft and extortion.
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In Kentucky, Rescuers Scramble To Reach People Trapped By Flash Floods

Heavy rains on Thursday and Friday in the state triggered flooding, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
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When Corporations Take The Lead On Social Change

Some big names in business pushed back this week against "religious freedom" laws in Indiana and Arkansas. In 1964, it was Coca-Cola pushing Atlanta's white elites to honor Martin Luther King Jr.
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Brief Eclipse Dazzles Skywatchers

The third in a set of four lunar eclipses that began a year ago and will finish in late September could be seen from the U.S. East Coast to Asia.
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Why Wal-Mart Is Betting Big On Being Your Local Urban Grocer

Wal-Mart conquered the suburbs, but its future may lie in smaller stores in dense city neighborhoods. And in our grab-and-go times, freshly prepared meals are a big part of its urban strategy.

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U.S. And Iran Offer Different Narratives On The Same Nuclear Deal

Iran and the West have very different views on the outcome of Iran's nuclear negotiations, which concluded this week. Iran is having a much easier time of selling the deal to audiences back home.
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Agents In Silk Road Case Indicted For Fraud, Money Laundering

The Silk Road was a website that sold illegal drugs, until it was shut down. Now two federal agents on the case have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and falsifying government documents.
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In Freedom Seder, Jews And African-Americans Built A Tradition Together

More than 40 years ago, the communities wove together their stories of enslavement and liberation to create a new Passover ritual.
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Despite Laws And Lawsuits, Quota-Based Policing Lingers

The NYPD is denying allegations that officers were forced to make a certain number of warrantless stops, and faced retaliation from superiors when they didn't.

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