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Outsiders Rile Residents After Police Kill Teen

It's been more than a week since 16-year-old Kimani Gray of Brooklyn, New York, was shot dead by two undercover officers. The police say the teen pointed a revolver at them. The area is now heavily policed after nightly vigils turned violent.
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Grand Jury To Investigate Rape In Steubenville, Ohio

Two Ohio high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl on an alcohol-fueled night last August have been found guilty and sentenced to jail. Investigators are looking into who else might have committed crimes in connection with the rape.
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Can States Go Beyond Federal Law On Voter Registration?

At issue at the Supreme Court on Monday is an Arizona law that requires prospective voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register to vote. A federal appeals court ruled last year that the state law must fall because it conflicts with federal law allowing registration by mail.
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Lawsuit Over NYPD's 'Stop And Frisk' Program Heads To Court

A lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's use of warrantless stops in high-crime neighborhoods goes to federal court Monday. Critics say the practice is an unconstitutional invasion of privacy. But defenders say it's legal and has helped make the city safer.
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U.S. Probes Abuse Allegations Under Worker Visa Program

Recent allegations that a McDonald's franchise abused students, who came to the U.S. on cultural guest work visas, is reactivating the debate about how immigration reform should deal with guest workers, and whether the State Department's efforts to curb abuse have failed.
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Women In Combat, And The Price They Pay

For years, the Army has effectively ignored the ban against women in combat, though it's still hard for them to receive full recognition for what they've achieved. "Battle-fatigued female soldiers" is a new and uneasy concept for American society.
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Seniors Flirt With AARP's Online Dating Service

Here's the plan: Find someone, get married, grow old together. But what if you've done that, and suddenly find yourself back at square one? For those 50 and older, AARP has launched a dating site to help find that special someone.
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Mormons Change References To Blacks, Polygamy

The changes are the first since 1981, and deal specifically with the church's original ban on black priesthood ordination and polygamy. One expert says these additions to Mormon scripture show signs of a more modern Mormon Church.

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