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A Muslim Cemetery Helps To Ease Funerals' Strain

At the Garden of Peace cemetery in Flint, Michigan, Muslims are buried in accordance with traditional Islamic burial rites. After operating for only a couple of years, the cemetery has already welcomed a diverse group of American Muslims.
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Families Sue Over U.S. Deaths In Yemen Drone Strikes

Civil rights groups and the families of three Americans killed in drone strikes in Yemen filed a lawsuit against top Obama administration officials Wednesday. The suit claims U.S. authorities executed their sons without charge or trial — outside the law and the Constitution.
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Controversial Ariz. Sheriff's Tactics Go On Trial

At issue is whether Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio violated the civil rights of Latino citizens and legal U.S. residents. The plaintiffs hope to prove Arpaio's department engaged in systematic racial profiling. The self-proclaimed "Toughest Sheriff in America" says he's cracking down on illegal immigration.
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Tax Professionals Scrutinize Mitt Romney's Returns

One question involves how the GOP presidential candidate amassed somewhere between $21 million and $102 million in his tax-deferred retirement account. His aggressive stance toward taxes in the business world is also drawing questions.
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Romney Takes His Obama Attacks To Northwest Ohio

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent Wednesday campaigning in Northwestern Ohio, just outside Toledo. Once again, the former Massachusetts governor pressed his "political cronyism" critique against President Obama.
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Health Care Is An Advantageous Topic For Candidates

Even though the Supreme Court declared the Affordable Care Act constitutional, voters in battleground states remain polarized about the law. But a new NPR survey finds there are signs that the gap between opponents and supporters has become a little smaller.
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Capital One Settles Over Vendors' Missteps

Capital One Bank will pay $210 million to settle federal charges that it tricked credit card customers into buying costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. The case is the first enforcement action from the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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