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A Killer's Manifesto Reveals Wide Reach Of Misogyny Online

Elliott Rodger's manifesto was riddled with threats against women. Writer Laurie Penny says the idea that women owe men sex and adoration is pervasive online.
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Supreme Court Upholds Law Enforcement's Qualified Immunity

In two decisions handed down Tuesday, the justices made it more difficult for citizens to sue law enforcement officers for their conduct. Both decisions were unanimous.
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California Lawmakers Vote To Require Condom Use In Porn Films

Health officials praised the bill, which passed the California Assembly on Tuesday. The porn industry warned it could force them to move their multibillion-dollar business out of state.
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First Lady Fights To Keep Healthful School Lunch Law Intact

Michelle Obama's fight to help kids eat more healthfully and fight obesity is about to get real. She's launching a campaign Tuesday to fight congressional efforts to delay new school food rules.
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For 'Lifers' Paroled, Stepping Into Life Beyond Bars Isn't Always Easy

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of "lifers" — those sentenced to life in prison with chance of parole — being paroled. The change is affecting life on both sides of the prison walls.
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High School Coach Sports A Running Streak Even Forrest Gump Would Envy

Melissa Block talks to California high school cross country coach Jon Sutherland, just moments after he broke the record for the longest running streak in the U.S.: 16,438 days in a row.
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Obama Sets A Number For U.S. Troop Levels In Afghanistan

President Obama intends to keep a force of 9,800 American troops after the end of 2014. The troops will remain in the country to train Afghan forces and support counterterrorism operations.
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A Divided High Court Strikes Down IQ Rules In Fla. Death Penalty

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court struck down a Florida rule requiring a defendant's IQ to be 70 or below before that defendant could avoid the death penalty for reasons of mental retardation.
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A Remembrance Of UCSB Victims: 'This Shouldn't Happen To Any Family'

In the wake of a killing rampage that left six students dead, the University of California, Santa Barbara, community continues to grieve. NPR's Sam Sanders has a remembrance of the victims.
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Paleo For Dogs? Vets Say Trendy Diet Could Make Humans Sick

Some dog owners favor a raw food diet because they believe it's how their pets' ancestors ate in the wild. But vets worry that people could be exposed to pathogens if pets are eating raw meat.

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