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Justice Department Pledges To Crack Down On Wall Street Fraud

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates outlined the department's new efforts to hold individuals responsible in corporate fraud cases in a speech at New York University Law School Thursday.
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The Latest American Export: Bankruptcy Laws

The U.S. has long made it easier for businesses to declare bankruptcy and move on than most of Europe. Many other countries thought these laws were too risky, but now they're copying those laws.
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Sport Fishermen Target Cownose Rays In The Chesapeake Bay

In the Chesapeake Bay, cownose rays are becoming a bit of a nuisance. They migrate to the bay once a year and are gobbling up oysters. Tournaments have cropped up to eliminate some of the cownose rays and environmentalists are upset.
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Baltimore Judge Denies Change Of Venue Request For Freddie Gray Trials

A Baltimore judge denied a request Thursday for six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray to be tried outside the city.
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Marine Corps Release Results Of Study On Women In Combat Units

The Marine Corps released the results of its year-long study of women in combat units Thursday. The study found all-male units outperformed mixed gender units across the board.
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U.S. To Accept 10,000 Syrian Refugees Next Year

The U.S. announces it will create slots for accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next year, which is far less than what the United Nations is asking it to take.
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Medical Schools Teach Students To Talk With Patients About Care Costs

Doctors and patients haven't typically discussed how much medical care costs. But medical schools say that should change and are teaching future doctors how to broach the tricky subject.
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Price Soars For Key Weapon Against Heroin Overdoses

Baltimore Health Commissioner Leana Wen is working to put the anti-overdose medication naloxone into the hands of as many heroin users as possible. But the price of the antidote has nearly doubled.
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What The Presidential Candidates Have Said About The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Some say the U.S. should take in additional refugees or send more aid, while others oppose increasing the refugee quota because of security concerns. Here's what they've said in their own words.
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New Rule For Harvard Tourists: No Taking Photos Of Students Through Windows

Some students complained that they felt like they were in a zoo when visitors to Harvard Yard took photographs of them through classroom windows.

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