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Sons Of 'El Chapo' Indicted On Drug Conspiracy Charge

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| The indictment alleges Joaquin Guzman Lopez and Ovidio Guzman Lopez "conspired to import and distribute cocaine, methamphetamine, and marijuana from Mexico and elsewhere" into the U.S.

When Sheriffs Won't Enforce The Law

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Some sheriffs in Washington state say they won't enforce a new gun law. It's the latest example of sheriffs exercising what some regard as their duty to resist "government overreach."

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A Fatal Public Health Problem In Africa That Flies Under The Radar

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Over 100,000 people in the continent die each year from foodborne illnesses. A new report looks at the reasons the toll is so high.

Saudi Crown Prince's Visit To India Signals Pivot Eastward For Riyadh

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When Mohammed bin Salman met earlier this week with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the two leaders appeared to avoid touchy subjects such as Saudi support for Pakistan.

Growing Marijuana Industry Struggles To Attract Employees Of Color

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Massachusetts wants to give people of color a leg-up in the legal marijuana industry, but is off to a very slow start. Next to no black or Latino candidates have applied for licenses in the state.

New York City Admits Defrauding FEMA Out Of Millions After Superstorm Sandy

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The city sought reimbursement for vehicles it said were damaged by Sandy. But many of them were already "junk" years before the storm, according to a settlement.

Arrested Coast Guard Officer Planned Mass Terrorist Attack 'On A Scale Rarely Seen'

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Christopher Paul Hasson, a self-proclaimed white nationalist, allegedly wanted to "kill every last person on earth" in a crusade to establish a "white homeland," according to officials.

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

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The investigation into the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett has taken another turn. The Empire actor had said he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.

U.S. Hate Groups Rose 30 Percent In Recent Years, Watchdog Group Reports

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The Southern Poverty Law Center says many groups are driven by white supremacist ideology and the "hysteria over losing a white-majority nation." Critics accuse the group of overblowing the threat.