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The Commission on Violence Prevention was created in response to several cases of alleged domestic violence by NFL players. Law professor Deborah Epstein says the effort was essentially a "fig leaf."
Jun. 16, 2018
Student survivors from the shooting in Parkland, Fla., embark on a 20-state bus tour aimed at registering young people to vote, but this demographic typically sits out mid-term elections.
Jun. 16, 2018
The scarcity of rural vets, who are the first line of defense against diseases that can spread from animals to humans, means sick and infected animals could increasingly go untested.
Jun. 16, 2018
Religion offers answers to big questions about life and death, right and wrong, and who we are. But some unaffiliated parents are finding power in not knowing those answers.
Jun. 16, 2018
The government says the Office of Refugee Resettlement, charged with finding homes for solo children or those who have been separated from their families, has more than 10,000 children in shelters.
Jun. 16, 2018
The Justice Department watchdog's long-awaited asteroid finally struck. Some big questions were answered, but many remain.
Jun. 16, 2018
A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.
Jun. 16, 2018
Also in our weekly roundup of education news, the University of Chicago makes test scores optional for applicants.
Jun. 16, 2018
For Cairo, Ill., a former river port and manufacturing hub, economic troubles began with the decline in river trade. Now two more public housing buildings are scheduled to close.
Jun. 16, 2018
The Trump administration is scrambling to find shelter space for a growing number of juveniles who have been separated from their parents under the policy of prosecuting all illegal border crossers.
Jun. 15, 2018
For two months, President Daniel Ortega and his supporters have been in a standoff with protesters seeking new elections. Scores have died, students have occupied schools, and peace remains elusive.
Jun. 15, 2018
The president's lawyer discussed the controversial idea on the same day that that Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail amid the growing probe by the special counsel.
Jun. 15, 2018
You'd be forgiven for confusing airport tarmacs of Russia for the catwalks of Milan: From street-ready kits to swank trophy cases to entire teams in matching suits, the World Cup aims to impress.
Jun. 15, 2018
The Kentucky senator suffered six broken ribs in the assault. Prosecutors had sought a 21-month prison sentence, but had to settle for 30 days and a $10,000 fine.
Jun. 15, 2018
The Kellogg's Company is playing it safe by encouraging consumers and retailers to get rid of potentially contaminated boxes of cereal.
Jun. 15, 2018

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