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Cleveland Protesters Arrested After Officer's Acquittal
Cleveland police in riot gear made a number of arrests overnight Saturday as angry residents protested the acquittal of a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects.
Oil-Soaked Wildlife Turn Up On California Coast, As Cleanup Efforts Continue
Workers continue to clean the coastline near Santa Barbara, where some 105,000 gallons of crude oil were spilled. Several pelicans, both dead and alive, have been found soaked in oil.
Cleveland Simmers In Wake Of Officer's Manslaughter Acquittal
Cleveland residents are on edge after a white police officer was found not guilty in the 2012 shooting deaths of an unarmed black driver and his passenger. The shooting ended a high-speed car chase.
Behind The Curtain Of College Admissions, Fairness May Not Be Priority No. 1
A discrimination complaint against Harvard has renewed focus on the fairness of admissions decisions. The process must be rational, says counselor and blogger Jim Jump, but it's not often fair.
Cleveland Police Officer Receives Not Guilty Verdicts
The verdicts for Officer Michael Brelo came on allegations of voluntary manslaughter and lesser charges, stemming from a 2012 police shooting of an unarmed couple.
Cleveland Officer Acquitted In 2012 Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Suspects
Michael Brelo was one of 13 officers involved in the incident that included 137 shots and killed Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase.
Robert Gates: Obama Should Step Up Military Assistance To Iraq
The former secretary of defense says that even stepping up the rules of engagement for U.S. troops in Iraq might not keep ISIS in check. "There's no certainty about any of this," he says.
'They're Not Gang Members': Bikers Protest Mass Arrests In Waco
Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were "known criminal gang members."
Santa Barbara Oil Spill Reopens Fierce Environmental Debate
The long-term environmental impacts of this week's oil spill in California may not be clear for some time. Meantime, the spill has reignited a fierce local debate over off-shore oil drilling.
Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection
The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
At Day Center For The Elderly, 'They Have Everything'
As America grapples with how to care for an aging population, a growing industry aims to provide families a place to send their loved ones who need supervision and support — just for the day.
Photos Capture The Joy On Playgrounds Around The World
From the U.K. to Kenya to the West Bank, photographer James Mollison exposes not only inequalities among rich and poor countries, but also the intimate moments that unfold during recess.
Take It Outside: Teaching Sex Ed On The Streets Of New York
Sex education often occurs in one of two places: at home or at school. Francisco Ramirez is bringing the subject out into the open.
Senate Blocks Bill To End Government Collection Of Phone Records
The Senate worked late into the night but failed to agree on extending government surveillance programs under the USA Patriot Act before adjourning for the Memorial Day holiday.
Senate Blocks Patriot Act Extension
The Senate struggled to prevent an interruption in critical government surveillance programs early Saturday, rejecting both a House-passed bill and a short-term extension of the USA Patriot Act.