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The 'Folk Feminism' Roots Of The Latina 'Chola' Look

Celebrities like Rihanna, Selena Gomez and Sandra Bullock have appropriated this "tough girl" aesthetic from the cholas of the 90s. But the look actually has some really radical roots.
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Hungary Joins Poland In Condemnation Of FBI Chief's Holocaust Remarks

In a speech last week, James Comey had linked the two countries to the killing of Jews during the Holocaust. They have both said the killings occurred when they were occupied by the Nazis.
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'Sliver Of Hope' In Freddie Gray Case, Former Baltimore Police Chief Says

"This is possibly the spark that's going to ignite change, real change, in this city, and with the Baltimore Police Department," says former Commissioner Leonard Hamm.
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Firefighters Extricate Stuck Duck From Fireplace

Rescuers in Slidell, La., could see the bird's head sticking down into the fireplace. It took two hours to get it out, and they had to dismantle part of the fireplace.
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Ben Affleck (Kinda) Apologizes For Asking PBS Program To Hide Slave-Owning Ancestor

The Academy Award-winning actor has been at the center of a media storm after the release of hacked emails showing he asked a TV show about genealogy to avoid mentioning an ancestor who owned slaves.
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Renewed Trade Debate Puts Presidential Candidates On The Spot

Expected action on a trade bill is forcing candidates to get involved. In New Hampshire on Tuesday, after a shouted question from a reporter, Hillary Clinton weighed in without taking sides.
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Boston Bombing Jury To Hear More Testimony Before Sentencing Tsarnaev

Jurors in the case of convicted Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are hearing arguments about whether he should receive the death penalty or life without parole.
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Democrats Call Lynch Confirmation Delay A New Low In Washington Gridlock

Republican leaders say the Senate is nearing a vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general. Lynch isn't very controversial, yet she's waited more than 5 months for a confirmation vote.
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Why Do Courts Still Deliver Many Legal Documents By Hand?

A judge in New York recently allow one woman to serve her husband divorce papers through Facebook. The case made national news because this almost never happens.
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Young Black Man In Baltimore Dies 1 Week After A Police Confrontation

Freddie Gray, 25, died after suffering a broken vertebra during an arrest. David Greene talks to Wall Street Journal reporter Scott Calvert and former Baltimore Police Commissioner Leonard Hamm.

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