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Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show

One report shows that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use. Another, that alternatives like treatment programs are more effective.
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Zimbabwe Official Calls For Extradition Of American Lion Hunter Walter Palmer

Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Oppah Muchinguri wants Palmer to face justice in Zimbabwe, wire services report. U.S. authorities are investigating whether any American laws were broken.
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Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns

The returns show that she and her husband Bill Clinton paid nearly $44 million in federal taxes since 2007, according to her campaign. "We've come a long way," she said.
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Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research

A series of sting videos targeting Planned Parenthood is raising questions about the field of fetal tissue research. Companies who buy and sell such tissue defend their work.
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As The West Craves Drought Relief, El Nino May Do More Harm Than Good

There is much hype around a potential El Nino that could help ease the drought on the West Coast. But there are concerns that a deluge of rain could do more harm than good for the long term drought outlook.
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Justice Report Accuses St. Louis County Family Court Of Racial Bias

A Justice Department report says the St. Louis County Family Court violates the constitutional rights of children and routinely discriminates against black children.
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As Midwest Dams Reach End Of Life, Soaked States Can't Handle Repair Costs

More than 11,000 dams across the U.S. have protected lives and property from flooding for decades. But age is catching up to them, and many need repairs. Record rain hasn't helped matters this year.
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'One Call, That's All': Throwing A Personal Injury Lawyer-Themed Birthday Party

For her son's second birthday, L'erin Dobra of Prairieville, La., chose to throw him a Morris Bart-themed party. Dobra's son is a huge fan of the commercials Bart stars in for a personal injury firm.
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Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference

Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley addressed the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday morning.
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The Play's The Thing — High School Productions Down The Decades

Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.

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