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Fed Chair Yellen's Warning Adds To Recent Market Jitters

Both stock and bond markets had already been having a rough week before the Federal Reserve's Janet Yellen warned about "potential dangers."
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Puerto Rico Is Sowing A New Generation Of Small Farmers

Decades of industrialization have left the island reliant on imported food. But change is coming — from government subsidies for small farmers, to classes that teach school kids how to grow food.
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The Race Where Race Didn't Matter

The Staten Island prosecutor at the center of the investigation into the death of Eric Garner easily won election to Congress as a Republican. He replaces disgraced former Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y.
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Maryland Governor Lifts State Of Emergency In Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan said all of the National Guard troops and state police called in April 27 to restore order in Baltimore have been withdrawn. The unrest began after the funeral of Freddie Gray.
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4 Hot-Button Kids' Books From The '50s That Sparked Controversy

Mostly forgotten or out of print, these picture books triggered conversations about integration.
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Clinton Charms DREAMers On Immigration

Speaking in Las Vegas, she said it was time to provide a path to citizenship for immigrants in the country illegally and that she could go "even further" than Obama's controversial executive actions.
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U.S. Approves Ferry Service From Florida To Cuba

At least four companies said they received approval for ferry licenses. It's been five decades since ferry service between the U.S. and island has been offered.
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World War II Vet Fights Robber Off With His Cane

Arthur Kamberis was part of the invasion of Okinawa. The robber reached for his wallet but Kamberis wasn't going to give that up — not with pictures of his grandchildren inside.
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Despite Being Stabbed, Pizza Deliverer Follows Through On Order

Josh Lewis was making a delivery to a hospital when he was carjacked. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that while being treated for stab wounds, he called the pizzeria for a fresh delivery.
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Chicago Creates Reparations Fund For Victims Of Police Torture

Officers on the South Side are believed to have abused scores of people in the '70s, '80s and '90s. The council vote sets aside $5.5 million for the victims and provide education and counseling.

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