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Report: Blacks Choosing Low-Paying Majors

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African Americans are graduating from college at a historically higher rate, but according to new research, they are choosing majors at the low end… Read More

Officials: Justice Antonin Scalia Died of 'Natural Causes'

Officials: Justice Antonin Scalia Died of 'Natural Causes'

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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died of natural causes and no autopsy was necessary, a judge has told The Associated Press. Presidio… Read More

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

Officer Convicted in Akai Gurley Case to Appeal

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Attorneys for a New York City policeman convicted of shooting an unarmed man to death in a public housing stairwell said he will appeal the verdict. A… Read More

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

Ohio Cop on Leave After Marshawn McCarrel Suicide Comment

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An Ohio police officer has been placed on paid leave over a Facebook comment about a Black Lives Matter activist who killed himself on the Statehouse… Read More

Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

Mizzou Professor 'Embarrassed' About Actions During Protests

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A Missouri professor who was caught on video blocking a student journalist from capturing footage of a protest has apologized for her actions. Last… Read More

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

Justice Department Has 'Strong' Position Against Ferguson in Lawsuit

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The Justice Department enters its court fight against the city of Ferguson with the apparent upper hand, given a months-long investigation that found… Read More

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Ferguson Sued by Federal Government

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The federal government sued the city of Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving… Read More

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders Dine in Harlem

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Bernie Sanders, fresh off a sweeping victory in New Hampshire, broke bread with Al Sharpton Wednesday in Harlem. The move is Sanders'… Read More

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

Family Wants Answers After Teen Fatally Shot by Cop

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A family in Austin, Tex., is questioning the circumstances behind the shooting death of an unarmed and naked teenager by a police officer. The… Read More

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

Ferguson City Council Asks for Changes to Reform Deal

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The Ferguson City Council has asked the U.S. Department of Justice for seven changes to a deal to reform the city's courts and policing systems… Read More

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