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Troubled By Grand Jury Verdicts, Students Request More Time For Exams

Students at several law schools say events in Ferguson and New York have left them too upset to study. Others are more concerned about how the extra study time will affect the grading curve.
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The Fate Of The Administration's College Ratings

Some say a vaunted attempt to improve the quality of colleges is dead on arrival. Let's find out why.
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Neighboring States Challenge Colorado's Recreational Marijuana Law

Colorado is vowing to fight a lawsuit filed by neighboring states that challenges its legalization of recreational marijuana.
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FBI Officially Pins Sony Cyberattack On North Korea

The FBI released a statement on Friday saying that the North Korean government is responsible for the massive cyberattack against Sony Pictures Entertainment.
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Government Sells Last Major Stake In A Bank Post-Financial Crisis

The government has sold its stake in Ally Financial, the last major bank that was involved in the TARP bailout program.
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New EPA Standards Label Toxic Coal Ash Non-Hazardous

Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.
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Sentenced For Life, Inmate Still Holds Hope For Release

David Padilla is one of thousands of people sentenced under tough drug laws who are spending life in prison. Now the Clemency Project 2014 promises pardons or early release for some offenders.
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St. Louis Grand Jury Heard Witnesses Who Lied, Prosecutor Says

Weeks after he announced a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in Michael Brown's death, prosecutor Robert McCulloch explains some of his own decisions in the case.
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Michael Phelps Pleads Guilty To DUI

The Olympic gold medal winner gets no jail time for second conviction for drunk driving. He'll be able to train for Rio with his 18-month supervised probation.
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Obama's Wide-Ranging, Year-End News Conference

The president discussed issues ranging from normalization of relations with Cuba to Sony Pictures' decision to cancel release of the film 'The Interview' after a North Korean hack attack.

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