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San Diego County is successfully revamping its juvenile justice system: The number of children in detention is down by nearly half from just six years ago. How are kids diverted from a life of crime?

During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, open-air pits were used to incinerate refuse including plastics and human waste. Now, U.S. veterans are claiming these burn pits caused chronic ailments.

Three faith communities in Omaha, Neb. — one Christian, one Jewish, one Muslim — are leaving their old places of worship and building a new, single campus for their mosque, synagogue and church.

Congress looks set to repeal requirements for country-of-origin labels on packages of meat at the grocery store. The labels declare where an animal was born, raised and slaughtered.

Hardly anyone roasts American chestnuts over an open fire anymore: A blight all but wiped out the trees they grow on. Now the discovery of a soaring survivor could aid efforts to breed a hardier tree.

David Cohen and Krysten Connon, authors of Living in the Crosshairs, discuss the harassment, violence and constant fear that many abortion providers face — both in their clinics and at their homes.

The pharmaceuticals executive was arrested Thursday for securities fraud. Prosecutors say he took stock from a biotech firm he founded and used it to pay debts from other business deals.

The Lucasfilm president was handpicked by George Lucas to take over his company and the franchise. She's aware that all her film mentors have been men; "I need to bring other women along," she says.

The holiday season can be stressful, but for energy workers, December is turning out to be especially tough. Oil and gas firms have laid off close to 56,000 Texans in the past year.

A law passed by Seattle, which allows Uber and other contract drivers to organize, raises many legal questions. But despite claims by Uber, labor experts say, it has real teeth.




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