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2 hrs ago | WGBH
In August, Attorney General Eric Holder told federal prosecutors to no longer hit low-level drug offenders with charges that carry mandatory minimum sentences.
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4 hrs ago | Sky News
A security official describes the brutal treatment of prisoners, as satellite images show one camp alone is as big as Manchester.
5 hrs ago | CBS Local
The Rev. Al Sharpton and other civil rights leaders have launched a social media campaign in an effort to stop the violent "knockout game."
9 hrs ago | CBS Local
The Humane Society of the United States says it will seek tighter state regulation of Maryland roadside zoos to close what it calls a federal enforcement loophole.
12 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel
The 17-year-old Watsonville High School senior is part of a group of 12 students that developed an award-winning mobile app aimed at providing their peers with access to college information.
16 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise
Federal reduction of food stamps stresses resources of charitable organizationsDan Maher, Food Bank executive director, said federal funding was reduced 5 percent, which for a local family of four, equates to the loss of $36 a month in food stamp benefits.Standing in front of rows of canned foods organized by type, LCWL President Carol Dumatrait ... (more)
20 hrs ago | The Tribune
Five Indiana theology schools are among 51 nationwide that have been awarded a total of more than $12 million by the Lilly Endowment to study economic issues facing future ministers.
While people were quick to open wallets on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, charitable organizations are hoping people are just as generous on Giving Tuesday.
Genetic material from an invasive fish called the Eurasian ruffe has been found in southern Lake Michigan for the first time, raising the possibility that it could migrate into the Mississippi River watershed and compete with native fish there, a scientist said Tuesday.
Officer Josh Meredith never had a beard before November, but he was commended for having the best beard on the force by Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons Monday.
Scientists found a strong link between the intake of high fat foods during puberty and the speed at which cancerous cells develop Scientists, funded by the National Cancer Institute, found a strong link between the intake of high fat foods during puberty and the speed at which cancerous cells develop.
The White House recently announced President Obama's support for a Senate bill that would increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Human Rights Watch, a leading international nongovernmental advocacy group, on Tuesday called for Greek lawmakers to strengthen legislation meant to combat racism and xenophobia.
Birders gather at the waterfront of Gillette Castle State Park by the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry landing to get a look at a rare Fork-tailed Flycatcher Monday.
The ObamaCare rollout has handed Republicans a remarkable gift, and they are now ahead in the polls for which party should run Congress.
Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said he plans to nearly double his foundation's contribution to the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, to as much as $500 million.
After stepping on numerous land mines recently, the Obama administration jumped on another one last week with proposed rules designed to rein in campaign spending by nonprofit organizations.