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Woman Treated Like A Criminal For Refusing To Testify Against Her Abusive Boyfriend

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 11:13am

During her custody, the woman developed frostbite symptoms.

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Portland Students Will Drink Bottled Water For The Rest Of The School Year To Avoid Lead

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 9:39am

The Portland Public School system has not systematically tested lead in its drinking water system since 2001.

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Donald Trump Tells Drought-Stricken Californians There Is No Drought

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 9:15am

"They’re taking the water and shoving it out to sea."

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The Political Prisoners Being Celebrated In The Nation’s Capital For Memorial Day

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 8:34am

As the U.S. remembers its fallen soldiers this Memorial Day weekend, artists from all over the country are flocking to Washington, D.C. to commemorate people living on the fringes of society.

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Trump Attacks Judge Overseeing The Case Against His Fake University: ‘He’s A Hater’

Sat, 05/28/2016 - 7:49am

Trump spent 12 minutes of his 58-minute speech focused on the judge, who is overseeing a case accusing Trump University of scamming students.

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David Cameron Says He Would Welcome Trump To UK

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:55am

He also congratulated Trump for completing an "extraordinary marathon" of a campaign process.

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Arizona’s Getting Hotter, But State Leaders Oppose Solutions

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:48am

On average, 2,000 Arizonans visit the emergency room because of heat-related illnesses every year. Unfortunately, things are likely to get worse.

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Michigan Lawmakers Target Homeless With Ban On “Aggressive” Panhandling

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:36am

The state joins a number of places criminalizing panhandling.

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Surprise Ruling In Favor Of Labor Opens Up New Options For Workers Looking To Sue Their Employers

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:28am

A new court ruling sets up a Supreme Court fight over whether or not bosses can ban their workers from class-action suits.

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Why Women Don’t Play Best-Of-Five Matches At Grand Slams

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:12am

A look back through tennis history.

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Trump Inspires The Weeknd To Cancel Jimmy Kimmel Performance

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 9:03am

The Weeknd is not a Donald Trump fan.

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An FBI-Proof iPhone May Be In The Works

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:52am

Apple has a major incentive to take precautions in making future devices with top-notch security measures.

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An Increasingly Popular Way To Fund Universities Makes No Sense, Report Says

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:27am

A new paper finds that focusing on outcomes when determining funding actually doesn't help needy students.

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The U.S. Just Got One Step Closer To A Deadly ‘Superbug’ Crisis

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:26am

For the first time in the U.S., doctors have found germs that carry resistance to "last-chance" antibiotics.

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Apparently Taiwan’s President Practices ‘Emotional’ Politics Because She’s Single

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:20am

Apparently, single women need the "emotional burden of love" to be good presidents.

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Michigan Republicans Want Their Chance In The Anti-Trans Spotlight, Too

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:04am

Michigan's anti-transgender response: a bill that won't advance and a polite letter.

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Climate Change Could Be Poisoning Your Food

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 8:03am

A new study suggests that climate change could make important crops poisonous to humans and animals.

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New York City Homeless Take Action Against Police Efforts To Break Up Their Communities

Fri, 05/27/2016 - 7:39am

"The police take advantage of our powerlessness as homeless people," one homeless person said.

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