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Dakota Pipeline Protesters Torch Tents as Deadline Passes

1 hour 33 min ago
Dakota Pipeline protesters heeded the Wednesday afternoon deadline to vacate the encampment that has been their base since August.
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'Blessed Be the Hecklers': Town Hall Activists Learn to Bird-dog

2 hours 11 min ago
The protests at Republican lawmakers' town halls has relied on bird-dogging, a tactic used by the left and right alike.
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Are Some Schools Sending Kids Home Without Suspension Hearings?

2 hours 48 min ago
One advocate has 150 students clients who say they were disciplined without due process.
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Alabama Town Mourns Deaths of Father, Son in Car Crash

2 hours 57 min ago
'We want everyone to realize life is uncertain and it can be changed in a moment," Jeff Brasher's sister said.
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New Group Takes on Drug Prices and Big Pharma

3 hours 29 sec ago
It's a good time to be an advocate for lower drug prices. A cancer patient with a $26,000 per month drug bill thinks he's right for the cause.
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'He Is a Monster': More Charges for Disgraced Gymnastics Doctor

3 hours 7 min ago
"I've never seen or heard of anything like this," a lawyer representing 13 victims says.
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New Charges Announced Against Former US Gymnastics Doctor

3 hours 26 min ago
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette described Larry Nassar as "disgusting" and as a "monster" when he announced that 22 new counts of sexual abuse had been filed in the investigation.
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White House Offers Response to Upset GOP Town Hall Attendees

3 hours 29 min ago
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the local Obamacare town halls across the country have been a "hybrid" of upset constituents an
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The DHS Illegal Immigration Crackdown Explained

4 hours 17 min ago
The Trump administration unveiled new immigration policies to ramp up border security and expand authorities to deport undocumented immigrants.
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Paul Ryan Visits US, Mexico Border

4 hours 43 min ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan is visiting the Rio Grande valley for a firsthand look at the U.S.-Mexico border. NBC's Jacob Rascon reports.
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Minority Students in NY More Likely to Be Arrested, Suspended

6 hours 34 min ago
The same trend is found across the nation, an analysis of federal statistics shows.
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Ex-CIA Agent Will Be Extradited to Serve Italy Jail Term Over Cleric Kidnapping

7 hours 30 min ago
Sabrina de Sousa spent the night in a women's prison near Lisbon after a Portuguese court ordered police to extradite her, her Portuguese lawyer, Manuel Magalhaes e Silva, told the Associated Press in an interview.
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21st Time Lucky? Hollywood's Unluckiest Nominee Hopes to End Oscars Drought

7 hours 46 min ago
Kevin O'Connell has been called the 'Susan Lucci' of the Academy Awards — 21 nominations and still no Oscar win.
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Supreme Court Says Racial Testimony Biased Sentencing

8 hours 10 min ago
For well over a decade, Duane Buck has been challenging his death sentence as based in part on racial prejudice.
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Opioid Addicts Worry About Losing Obamacare

8 hours 50 min ago
Obamacare brought health coverage to millions of Americans. It's saved the lives of those caught up in the opioid addiction epidemic.
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Assault Weapons Not Protected by 2nd Amendment, Federal Court Rules

8 hours 58 min ago
In a 10-4 ruling, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, said that 45 kinds of assault weapons banned under Maryland law aren't protected by the Second Amendment.
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See the Moment When Harrison Ford Mistakenly Flew Over a Jetliner

10 hours 47 min ago
Video released Tuesday shows a plane piloted by Harrison Ford mistakenly flying low over an airliner with 110 people aboard at a Southern California airport.
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Owen Labrie Seeks New Trial in Prep School Sexual Assault Case

11 hours 34 min ago
A former student at one of the nation's most elite prep schools, Owen Labrie, is asking for a new trial. Labrie, who was convicted of sexually assaulting an underage student, says his legal team dropped the ball in the original trial.
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Why Is 'World's Best Democracy' So Much Better Than U.S.?

11 hours 43 min ago
While Norway was ranked the best democracy in the world for the sixth year running, the U.S. was downgraded to a "flawed democracy."
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Why Is 'World's Best Democracy' So Much Better Than U.S.?

11 hours 43 min ago
While Norway was ranked the best democracy in the world for the sixth year running, the U.S. was downgraded to a "flawed democracy."
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