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Colorado Man Pleads Guilty To Strangling Wife, 2 Young Daughters

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| Christopher Watts, 33, had gone on television in August to call for the safe return of his wife and children. But the bodies of the three were later discovered dumped in an oil field.

Will We Overcome Our Divisions?

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In the runup to this week's midterm elections, political divisiveness appears to have reached new heights. How divided are we and what can we do about it?

Italy Offers To Help Relocate Pakistani Christian Woman Acquitted Of Blasphemy

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Italy joins other western countries seeking to help the woman at the center of a simmering dispute between the government and hard-line religious groups.

Judge Orders Pipe Bomb Suspect Cesar Sayoc Held Without Bail

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Prosecutors said Sayoc posed "a serious risk of danger to the public" and described him as "a flight risk." His lawyer made no objection to the decision. Sayoc could face up to 48 years in jail.

White House Asks Supreme Court To Rule On DACA Sooner, Not Later

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The Justice Department has asked the court to decide whether the Trump administration can dismantle the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — without waiting for rulings from lower courts.

Is There A Cure For Hate?

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After the Pittsburgh mass-killing, many are wondering how to turn hate-filled extremists away from violence and hate. But, there is very little research, and even less funding, to make that happen.

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Notorious Drug Lord 'El Chapo' Heads To Trial In New York

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Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, the man accused of having run the world's largest drug trafficking organization, was charged in a 17-count indictment that spans decades. Jury selection began Monday.

The World Is More Interested Than Usual In The U.S. Midterm Elections. Here's Why

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The midterms are seen as a crucial indicator of the direction of the U.S. "If the Republicans do well, then across Europe, people will be thinking Trump is not just a passing phase," says one analyst.

After Tragedy In Pittsburgh, An Extraordinary Effort To Honor 'The Holy Ones'

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As the Squirrel Hill community worked to honor the 11 victims of last week's attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue, the investigation into the mass shooting complicated traditional Jewish preparations.

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