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Tenant Blacklist Can Haunt New York Renters For Years

Disputes between tenants and landlords often end up in the courts. And in New York City, win or lose, tenants may end up with a bad rap that can make it hard to rent again.
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In Wisconsin, A Decade-Old Police Shooting Leads To New Law

Race is at the forefront of the current debate over police use of deadly force. But one shooting brought attention to another factor at play when police shoot civilians and receive no punishment.
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Ruben Vives, From Undocumented Life To The Pulitzer Prize

The reporter does not take his position at The Los Angeles Times lightly. He says he pushes himself every day, "for the sake of these people who took a chance on me."
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Rikers Island Corrections Officer Stands Trial For Inmate's Death

A New York City corrections officer is on trial in federal court, charged with violating the civil rights of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who died after swallowing a packet of detergent used to clean jail cells.
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Thousands March In Washington For 'Justice For All' Rally

Thousands of people marched on Sunday from downtown Washington, D.C., to the U.S. Capitol, to outline an agenda for addressing police use of force. NPR's Arun Rath talks with correspondent Laura Sullivan, who attended the rally.
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Black Fraternities And Sororities Split On Protest Policy

Members of African-American fraternities and sororities are among the thousands of people who have joined recent demonstrations. But some of those groups discourage displaying official gear.
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Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

Senators meeting in a rare Saturday session had earlier voted to extend their deadline until midnight Wednesday, but they managed to pass the spending measure Saturday night by a 56-40 vote.

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Dispatches From D.C.'s 'March For Justice'

Demonstrators gather in the nation's capital to protest the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of white police officers. Here's a look at reports from social media.
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Protesters Rally In 'Justice For All' Marches In 3 Cities

Thousands marched in D.C. and New York and hundreds in Boston, spurred on by anger over the fatal police shootings of Michael Brown and Tamir Rice and the choking death of Eric Garner.

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Government Funding Bill Rolls Back Trucker Rest Requirements

One of the many policy riders tucked inside the trillion-dollar spending bill reverses a rule that long-haul truckers take two nights off for every 70 hours they drive. Safety groups are angry.

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