A nonprofit that helps low-income families in Eugene, Ore., recycles mattresses to help bring in money. Its funding model is inspiring other nonprofits to start salvaging junk to support services for the poor.
There were 39 laws restricting abortion enacted in the first half of 2012. While that's less than half the 80 put in place during the first half of last year, the number of laws already on the books for 2012 is higher than any other year before 2011.
The Boston Globe cites official documents that say Mitt Romney ran Bain Capital through 2002, although Romney maintains he left the firm in 1999. Does it really matter? To hear both the Romney and Obama campaigns, it does. Quite a bit.
The internal investigation into the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State University finds that head coach Joe Paterno and other top officials "failed to protect against a child sexual predator harming children for over a decade." The report offers recommendations on how to detect and prevent future abuse on campus.
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