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Onetime Auschwitz Guard Arrested In Philadelphia On German Warrant

Johann Breyer, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1952, is being sought by German authorities in connection with the deaths of 216,000 Jews at the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp during World War II.
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Grappling With Gangs, Salt Lake City Turns To Racketeering Laws

Law enforcement in Utah's capital is using federal organized-crime charges to try to rein in groups like the Tongan Crips. One officer says it's sometimes the only way to send a message to criminals.
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Iraq's Meltdown Troubles U.S. Political Waters

Iraq has a long history of roiling American politics. And that doesn't appear likely to change anytime soon.
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National Data Confirm Cases Of Restraint And Seclusion In Public Schools

A controversial practice to tie, hold down or seclude agitated students mostly impacts kids with disabilities. Schools say it's for safety, but opponents say it's dangerous and a civil rights issue.
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Michigan's High Court Limits The Fees Billed To Defendants

The Michigan Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that local courts cannot charge indiscriminate fees to defendants.
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Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'

Economists say there are more than 2 million "missing households" in the U.S. — young people who bunk with family or friends rather than buying their own home. New data suggest this trend continues.
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Correction: Al Feldstein Obituary

Melissa Block and Robert Siegel correct an omission in an earlier piece, which failed to acknowledge source audio in an obituary for Mad magazine editor Al Feldstein.
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Fed Slows Pace Of Bond Buying, Keeps Rates Steady — For Now

The Federal Reserve said that it was curtailing its bond purchases to $15 billion per month. It gave no hint when interest rates would rise.
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Watch Out For Bridezilla: Avoiding A Wedding Etiquette Blunder

Planning a wedding is all about the details — including proper etiquette. Are digital invitations appropriate? Do you have to invite disapproving guests? Host Michel Martin finds out.
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When Unaccompanied Children Cross The Border, Judges Can't Always Help

With thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, immigration judges are faced with deciding who stays and who goes. Host Michel Martin examines the court process.

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