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US widens path to clemency for nonviolent federal drug offenders The new Justice Department clemency guidelines, which apply to inmates who have served 10 years of their sentence, are designed to alleviate racial disparities left over from tough drug laws.
The Christian Science Monitor | 1 hour, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sonia Sotomayor voices strong views on race in affirmative action dissent Sonia Sotomayor issued a sharply worded dissenting option to the Supreme Court's decision to uphold Michigan's ban on race-based affirmative action on Tuesday. Justice Sotomayor wrote her colleagues 'fundamentally misunderstand' the issue of racial bias.
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Apple stock split shocks analysts, will it work? Apple's stock split will flood the market with Apple shares in June. The trading price of Apple's shares is expected to fall dramatically, allowing more people to afford the shares, thus creating more demand.
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Will TSA change rules for breast milk? A court settlement stemming from a 2010 incident between a mom with bottled breast milk and Transportation Security Administration agents might change the way parents travel with bottled breast milk.
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Kiev restarts 'anti-terrorist' operation in east Ukraine after killing of politician The interim government said it had 'obtained US support' for operations against pro-Russian militias, which it restarted after saying that a local politician was found dead and tortured.
The Christian Science Monitor | 5 hours, 32 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
John Wayne Gacy probe helps crack Chicago-area cold case JohnWayneGacy did not murder 22-year-old Edward Beaudion, but an effort to identify eight of Gacy's victims more than two years ago helped answer questions abouthis death. DNA testing in the Gacy investigation has lead to the identificat
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Hillary Clinton says she's done with new memoir. When's it coming out? Hillary Clinton, addressing women at a conference on developing a new generation of female leaders, made no mention of any political plans, but urged them: 'Dare to compete.'
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Ukraine standoff: For some, Russias tactics hark back to Soviet practices Russia and intelligence experts say the Ukraine conflict more subterfuge than overt action in its tactics is aimed at nothing less than reestablishing Russian grandeur and power.
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Hybrid cars vs. electric cars: How do their drivers compare? Hybrid cars and electric cars seem like they should attract the same kinds of customers, but they actually differ in many ways, according to a new study. People who buy electric cars tend to be younger and wealthier than people who buy hybrid cars.
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Invoking 'Fire Pelosi' from 2010, GOP takes on Harry Reid. Will it work? The GOP is trying to demonize Senate majority leader Harry Reid as a way to defeat vulnerable Democrats and take over the Senate. But the tactic's effectiveness is questionable.
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