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How 2016 race could boost criminal justice reform

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 12:34pm
An overhaul of U.S. criminal justice laws looks increasingly possible, and the 2016 presidential campaign just might give the effort a shot in the arm, says Sen. Cory Booker, D-New Jersey.
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Cops: Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on subway

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:52am
A man has been charged with first degree aggravated sexual abuse after police say video shows him attacking a sleeping passenger on the subway.
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The week in 41 photos

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 10:27am
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Police: 2 missing in New York building explosion

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:55am
Two people remain unaccounted for following an explosion Thursday at a building in Manhattan, two New York police sources said.
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FBI arrests father of LAPD officer charged with murder

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:45am
The father of a Los Angeles police officer wanted for murder has been charged with making a false statement to an FBI agent, the FBI said Thursday in a press release.
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After annual vote-a-rama, Senators approve budget resolution

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:44am
After slogging through a grueling and exhausting day casting scores of back-to-back votes on amendments during the annual budget vote-a-rama, which lasted until 3:30 a.m., senators narrowly approved a Republican-authored budget resolution.
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Eaglets hatch on webcam after harsh winter

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:25am
Two baby eagles emerged from their shells after their nest was buried in snow during incubation.
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Woman accused of cheating fund set up for Boston Marathon bombing victims

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:25am
A woman who claims she was injured in the Boston Marathon bombing has been charged with fraudulently collecting money from a fund set up for the victims.
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Berghdahl describes the torture he endured

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:22am
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's attorney released a two-page letter from Bergdahl describing the torture he endured, which included months spent chained to a bed and further years spent chained on all fours or locked in a cage.
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Happy eating: A long life, from your cereal bowl

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:18am
There's good news for those of you who wake up to a bowl of cereal every morning, especially if your go-to choice is high in fiber. Hidden in that favorite box may be a prize better than a plastic toy. It just might hold the key to a longer life, according to a new study.
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No murder charge in case of baby cut from woman

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:18am
Dynel Lane will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, District Attorney Stanley Garnett told CNN late Thursday.
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Girls behind bars tell their stories

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:07am
Richard Ross' latest collection of photos, "Girls in Justice," conveys the ugliness of a young person's life behind bars. The pictures are replete with the unique loneliness, anger and boredom of a juvenile detention center. But the girls also tell their stories alongside the images.
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Investigator: Inmates forced like gladiators to fight as deputies took bets

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 9:02am
At just 150 pounds, it was hardly fair to pit Ricardo Palikiko Garcia against an opponent well over twice his size. But Garcia had to fight him -- or else he'd allegedly face torture.
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Explosion rocks New York's East Village

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:58am
The seven-alarm fire in Manhattan's East Village has drawn firefighters from across the city.
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NCAA Sweet 16: Notre Dame downs Wichita State

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:58am
The NCAA men's basketball tournament is turning into an ACC showcase. The conference had an 11-1 record going into Thursday with two teams taking the court in the Sweet 16. Three more will play Friday.
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Expelled SAE member: I am 'deeply sorry'

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:55am
Levi Pettit, one of the expelled University of Oklahoma SAE fraternity members, speaks out publicly for the first time after video of a racist chant surfaced.
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Indiana governor declares public health emergency due to HIV epidemic

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:54am
Indiana is declaring a public health emergency in one county due to an epidemic of HIV.
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'Family Matters' Darius McCrary busted for failure to pay child support

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:53am
On "Family Matters" we knew him as Eddie Winslow. This week, as inmate 402282.
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Scott Walker backs pathway to citizenship at private dinner

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:50am
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker endorsed a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants during a private dinner with Republican leaders in New Hampshire two weeks ago, backing away from the more hard-line position he has staked out in public, obscuring just where he stands on the hot-button issue.
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A Mormon, a boxer and leader of Senate Democrats since 1999

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 8:43am
Here is a look at the life of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, Democratic Senator from Nevada.
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