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Officials Say Illegal Pesticide Caused Deaths Of 13 Bald Eagles In Maryland
Authorities said there is an "epidemic on the Eastern Shore" of wildlife-poisoning crimes because it's "cheaper and easier" than trapping a nuisance animals or building a fence.
Crime & Justice
Scabies has shown up at Victorville immigrant detention center
First chickenpox, now scabies at Victorville's federal prison, where thousands of immigrant detainees are being held.
US & World
3 Charts That Show What's Actually Happening Along The Southern Border
The number of people taken into custody at the southern U.S. border with Mexico has been decreasing since 2000. Economists say the reasons people choose to cross the border illegally are changing.
Laws That Criminalize Spread Of Infectious Diseases Can Increase Their Stigma
About a dozen states have added hepatitis C to the list of medical conditions for which people can face criminal prosecution if they knowingly engage in activities that could spread the disease.
One migrant mother describes separation, reunion and trauma
Before the Trump administration reversed its policy of separating families caught crossing the southern border, thousands of parents and kids were divided.
Making Schools Safer: Harsh Consequences, Or Second Chances?
The tragedy in Parkland, Fla., this year kicked off a national debate over how to reduce school violence: through tighter security and tougher discipline ... or more help for troubled students?
Immigration activists and policy makers fill downtown LA
Residents protest family separation across the US-Mexico border while policy makers in City Hall discuss refugee rights in California.
Business & Economy
Exploring The Promise — And Unintended Consequences — of Rent Control
Toy cars are scattered across the floor in Marie Camacho’s small one-bedroom apartment in Sacramento. Photos of her 4-year-old boy, Julian, line the walls.
Arts & Entertainment
MIT Clears Junot Diaz Of Sexual Misconduct Allegations
After a monthlong investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and verbal abuse, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Diaz has been cleared by MIT to continue teaching there next year.
Environment & Science
SoCal Edison opens new facility for wildfire prevention
Edison installed new weather stations across the county and a new Situational Awareness Center to help stop wildfires before they start.