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The case of Sandra Bland has raised anger and suspicions nationwide since she was found dead in a jail cell in Hempstead, Texas, two weeks ago. Bland's family and supporters have rejected the medical...
To selfie, or not to selfie?...
The smartphone has given us a whole new genre of cultural expression: the selfie.If you're into selfies, it's safe to say you've probably taken one, and maybe wished you didn't have those dark...
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Detainees at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., gather for a S...
When undocumented immigrants move through government-run detention centers in the U.S., it can take months before they find out if they'll be deported or allowed to stay in the country.During this...
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NPR's Melissa Block speaks with Noreen Malone about her New York Magazine cover story. For the first time ever, the majority of the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault were...
Vice President Joe Biden addresses a progressive youth summit in Washington,...
Sitting vice presidents are usually seen as political heirs to the White House. But not this year.With Hillary Clinton surging to the front of the Democratic field and the sudden rise of Vermont Sen...
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