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In Battle Over Church Signs, Is Ariz. Town Being 'A Little Unreasonable'?

In a case before the Supreme Court Monday, an Arizona town maintains that Good News Community Church's signs are temporary directional signs for events, and thus limited to 6 square feet.
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Obama: 'If We're Going To Be Connected, Then We Need To Be Protected'

The president is calling for new measures to protect consumers against identity theft and to safeguard students' electronic privacy.
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In South Carolina, Class Action Lawsuit Pits Foster Kids Against State

After years of high profile problems — including the death of five children and cries of inaction — the South Carolina Department of Social Services is facing a new hurdle. Foster care children in the state have banded together in a class action lawsuit to demand changes.
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White House Says It Should Have Sent More Senior Official To Unity March

On Monday, White House spokesman Josh Ernest said the administration erred in not sending a senior representative to join the unity march in Paris on Sunday.
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New York City ID Could Open Up Doors — And Privacy Concerns

New York City launched the largest municipal ID program in the country on Monday. All New Yorkers age 14 and older may apply, regardless of immigration status.
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For Cuba, Hostile Relationship With U.S. No Longer An Alibi

The U.S. rapprochement with Cuba seems to be on track. On Monday, the State Department confirmed that Cuba has kept its pledge to release 53 political prisoners and a top state department official is moving ahead with her plans to visit the island next week.
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Donating A Single Rollerblade Is Not Going To Help Disaster Victims

Yet that's what someone gave after the Haitian earthquake. A staffer at one nonprofit offers a plan to discourage unuseful donations from individuals and corporations and get what's really needed.
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U.Va. Reinstates Fraternity Accused In 'Rolling Stone' Rape Story

Phi Kappa Psi was at the center of a story alleging a 2012 gang rape at its house at the University of Virginia. The fraternity has consistently denied that events detailed in the article took place.
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Albuquerque Police Officers Face Murder Charges Over 2014 Shooting

James Boyd, 38, was killed after being confronted for illegally camping in the city's foothills. Months later, two officers who shot him are being charged with murder.
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Cuba Frees 53 Political Prisoners As Part Of Deal, U.S. Says

A senior administration official said Cuba has made good on conditions of last month's historic agreement to begin normalizing ties with the U.S.

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