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Chokeholds: The Difference Between Sleeper And Airway Holds

It's generally said that Eric Garner died as a result of a chokehold. But police trainers say there are two different maneuvers that can look like the same thing.
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Justice Department To Continue Investigating Eric Garner's Death

A Staten Island grand jury didn't charge a police officer in the death of Eric Garner. The unarmed black man died after police pulled him aside for selling loose cigarettes and put him in a chokehold.
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California Bans Coyote Killing Contests

California's Fish and Game Commission voted on Wednesday to ban coyote hunting derbies. Those are contests where hunters vie to kill the most coyotes, or the biggest, for prizes.
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Protests Begin After Grand Jury Declines To Indict NYPD Officer

Demonstrations were mostly peaceful in New York Wednesday. Eric Garner died after he was held in a chokehold by Daniel Pantaleo, who was trying to arrest him for apparent illegal cigarette sales.
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Unlike Ferguson, Staten Island Grand Jury Testimony Isn't Made Public

Steve Inskeep examines the grand jury process that led to no charges against an NYPD officer with Roger Fairfax, a former federal prosecutor and now a law professor with George Washington University.
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Senators Try Again To Make Disclosure Process Electronic

The Senate still prefers paper instead of electronic filings for disclosures of donors and spending. The massive amounts of paper create all sorts of disclosure headaches.
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Teachers Go Door-Knocking In Nashville

In Nashville, Tenn., several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.
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Health Law's Big Tent Still Leaves Some People Out

About 10 million more people in the U.S. now have health insurance than did this time last year. But some immigrants, low-income adults and others are still falling through the gaps.
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'I'm Determined To Get Justice': Eric Garner's Mother And Widow Speak

When asked if she would accept an apology from Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold during the arrest that killed him, Esaw Garner answered, "Hell no."
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Justice Department Will Conduct Separate Inquiry Into Garner's Death

Attorney General Holder, saying that this and other recent cases had frayed trust between authorities and the community, announced the investigation late Wednesday.

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