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Justice Department To Move Away From Using Private Prisons

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:06am

The Justice Department says it will, over time, stop housing federal prisoners in private prisons. The department says private prisons aren't as safe or effective as their federally run counterparts.

Trump Apologizes For Not Always Using The Right Words

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 4:06am

Donald Trump, amid a campaign shake-up, expressed "regret" to his supporters Thursday night in Charlotte, North Carolina, for some of the more unscripted moments throughout his presidential run.

In Leak Of Democratic Emails, Questions About Russia's Role

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:38am

What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.

Amy Schumer Bares Her Soul In 'The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:38am

Schumer's new essay collection is revealing, packed with personal diary entries going back to her pre-teen years — and funny. But she doesn't shy away from difficult topics like her sexual assault.

Deaf And Blind, Her Father Still Knows How To Speak His Love

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 3:31am

Through a TeleBraille machine, Melva Washington Toomer talked with her dad, John Carter Washington, for StoryCorps. "If I could help some person," he tells her, "then my living will not be in vain."

After Building Anticipation, Frank Ocean Releases 'Endless'

Fri, 08/19/2016 - 1:52am

The singer made huge waves with his last album, 2012's Channel Orange — and he's used both conventional and surprising methods to tease Endless, which was released Thursday night.




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