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Florida Asked To Reimburse George Zimmerman For Court Costs

Lawyers for George Zimmerman, who was acquitted in the murder of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, are asking Florida to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars of his legal fees. Under Florida law, a defendant who's acquitted in a trial is not liable for any court costs.
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Syrian Electronic Army Strikes Again

"The New York Times" website has been under attack by hackers. A group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility. David Greene reports.
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For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait'

After days of worry, Clarence B. Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., was relieved to stand at the Lincoln Memorial and watch the event unfold without a hitch. While there's been great progress in the decades since, Jones says, he also feels King's dream still remains unfulfilled.
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Obama To Outline Unfinished Work, Decades After King's Dream

In marking the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, President Obama will celebrate the progress the United States has made, aides say. But he'll also talk about what's left to be done to achieve Martin Luther King's dream of racial justice — including fighting to protect voting rights.
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New Accessible Playground Rules May Not Go Far Enough

Last year, the federal government made accessible playgrounds a requirement under the Americans with Disabilities Act. But whether children with disabilities are able to enjoy their new civil rights may depend on where they live.
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Woman Shot In Head While Shielding Neighbor's Kids From Gunfire Recovering

When a disagreement on a Michigan street turned into a deadly gun battle, with small children caught in the open, one woman ran into the line of fire, telling herself: "Just get the kids out the way. 'Cause I'd want someone to do that for my kids."
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Mayer Shines At Yahoo After Spotlight Dimmed At Google

Yahoo has redesign some of its major sites — the latest step in CEO Marissa Mayer's dramatic turnaround of the Internet company. Before Mayer interviewed for the job at Yahoo, her career at Google appeared to have stalled. Renee Montagne discusses this with Nicholas Carlson, who wrote a profile of Mayer for the news website Business Insider.
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50 Years After March On Washington, John Lewis Still Fighting

On Aug. 28, 1963, John Lewis was the youngest speaker to address the estimated quarter-million people at the March on Washington. Now a congressman from Georgia, Lewis is still speaking out, declaring: "I'm not prepared to sit down and give up." He's scheduled to speak again Wednesday on the National Mall.
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USA Swimming Faces Lingering Doubts Over Sexual Abuse

Three years ago, USA Swimming was rocked by revelations of sexual abuse by coaches. Critics say it's still not doing enough to help victims of abuse. A recent move by the organization is seen as a response to criticism of its approach.
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Outage Summer: What To Know About The Syrian Electronic Army

The New York Times website reportedly was under attack by hackers on Tuesday. Here's a primer on the Syrian Electronic Army, the activist hacker group that's responsible for taking down or taking control of the sites of major news organizations.

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