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DOJ: Ferguson Police Routinely Discriminate Against African Americans

A Justice Department investigation finds police and local courts in Ferguson, Mo., routinely violate the constitution and federal laws. Civil rights investigators cite a pattern of racial bias.
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Clinton Speaks To 30th Anniversary Gala Of EMILY's List

Former Secretary of State and likely future presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke to a large group of female political donors Tuesday night in Washington, D.C.
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Federal Findings Don't Surprise Ferguson Protesters

Civil rights investigators say police In Ferguson arrest African Americans and charge them more often than white people. Ferguson residents say they're happy that someone finally heard the complaints.
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Opening Statements To Begin Nearly 2 Years After Boston Bombing

Twelve jurors and six alternates will spend the next several months considering the 30 federal charges against alleged bomber Dzhokar Tsarnaev. Prosecutors say they have a mountain of evidence.
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Government Cracks Down On 'Birth Tourism' In Southern Calif.

Federal agents searched about 50 locations in Southern California on Tuesday for evidence of "maternal tourism" operations there.
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House Votes To Fund DHS Without Immigration Curbs

The hard-core conservatives in House Speaker John Boehner's Republican caucus wanted to use a Department of Homeland Security funding bill to undo President Obama's executive actions on immigration.
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Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay

Some unauthorized immigrants who are parents of U.S. citizens and green-card holders are worried they may be forced to leave the U.S. because a court ruling has put a hold on their deportation relief.
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Shrink The FAFSA? Good Luck With That

Lots of politicians are calling for a shorter FAFSA — the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. It now has more than 100 questions. But, it turns out, shortening the FAFSA is a tall order.
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Alex Rodriguez Is Back, For Better Or Worse

As Major League Baseball's exhibition season begins, commentator Frank Deford says the Yankees' Alex Rodriguez is unlikely to be able to overcome his fall from grace, at least in the eyes of the fans.
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Peace Corps Teams Up With First Lady To 'Let Girls Learn'

The Peace Corp will recruit and train about 650 additional volunteers to focus on girls' education around the world. The expansion is part of a larger program launched by Michelle Obama Tuesday.

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