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Death Penalty Fades As Hot Button Issue

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 6:03am

With murders down dramatically, death penalty support has fallen far from its peak 20 years ago. Problems with executions, meanwhile, have made many Democrats, at least, skeptical about the practice.

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Feds List Schools Under Investigation For Abuse Claims

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 4:16am

The White House told colleges and universities to take tougher actions to stop sexual assault. The Education Department released a list of schools under investigation for their handling of assaults.

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White House Calls For More Privacy Laws

Fri, 05/02/2014 - 2:38am

The White House is asking Congress to pass privacy laws that would add more safeguards for Americans' data and provide more protections for emails sought in the course of a law enforcement probe.

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