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How The Attack In Benghazi Led Us To Hillary Clinton's Emails

Ahead of Tuesday's first Democratic presidential debate, we revisit the facts of the Benghazi investigation and how it became potentially damaging to the political fortunes of Hillary Clinton.
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Former Chicago Schools Chief To Plead Guilty In $23 Million Kickback Scheme

Barbara Byrd-Bennett is expected to appear in court on Tuesday. She is accused of taking $2.3 million in kickbacks for steering no-bid contracts to a former employer.
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Will Supreme Court Allow Juvenile Life Sentence Ruling To Be Retroactive?

In 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court limited life sentences without parole for juveniles who commit murder. On Tuesday the panel will hear arguments on whether the ruling should apply retroactively.
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How Riots May Help Us Understand School Shooters

In his new article, The New Yorker's Malcolm Gladwell uses a well-known theory to contrast early school shooters back in the 1990s with shooters today.
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Meet The Mind-Reading Robo Tutor In The Sky

An ed-tech company says its free online platform will revolutionize individualized learning. Skeptics call it digital snake oil.
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Island Travel Tips: Miss The Hiss, Pick The Purr

Snake Island, off the coast of Brazil, is home to some of the most venomous snakes in the world. Don't go there. Instead, visit Tashirojima, Japan, where cats rule, and dogs aren't allowed.
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Confederate Flag Supporters In Georgia Indicted On Terrorism Charges

The indictment stems from a July incident in which a group of white men in Confederate flag-adorned pickup trucks verbally clashed with black partygoers. Some of the confrontation was caught on video.
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The Lessons Learned From A Scholar's Incendiary Tweets

A debate over academic freedom of speech sparked in summer 2014 when the University of Illinois rescinded a job offer to a professor over a controversial set of tweets about the Israel-Gaza conflict.
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Giants' Daniel Fells Could Lose His Foot Due To MRSA Infection

The New York Giants dedicated their Sunday night win over the San Francisco 49ers to Fells, who is in the hospital suffering from a MRSA infection.
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School A Welcome Escape From Reality For Calif. Area Ravaged By Fire

The Valley Fire leveled hundreds of homes and businesses in the small community of Middletown, Calif. School is helping students and educators alike make it through the recovery process together.

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