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Federal Hate Crime Charges For Driver At Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally

Prosecutors say James A. Fields Jr. targeted counterprotesters for their race, color, religion and national origin when he plowed his car into them last year, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer.

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In Texas, A Summer Job That Helps Provide Temporary Refuge For Migrants

Casa Vides is a small, home-based shelter in El Paso. College students are among those living and working there to care for migrant families and teens who are awaiting immigration hearings.

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Georgia Man Convicted In Slaying Of Black Man In Decades-Old Cold Case

Franklin Gebhardt was sentenced to life in prison plus an additional 20 years for brutally murdering Timothy Coggins. Prosecutors said Gebhardt killed Coggins for socializing with a white woman.

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He Gave Up His Asylum Claim To Get His Child Back, But That Hasn't Happened Yet

When a father and daughter traveled to the U.S. to escape gangs in Guatemala, they were separated at the border. One stayed in California, one went to New York and they couldn't communicate again.

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Libyan Militant Gets 22-Year Sentence For Role In Benghazi Attacks

Ahmed Abu Khatallah was charged in the 2012 assault that killed four Americans. He was acquitted of murder, but his terrorism-related convictions could have meant life in prison.

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Earth's Limb, Pacific Ocean and the Space Station's Kibo Laboratory

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 15:11
The Earth's limb and the Pacific Ocean contrast segments of the International Space Station's Kibo laboratory module built by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in this June 23, 2018 image. At right is a portion of the Experiment Logistics Module, Pressurized Section (ELM-PS) which is the Kibo lab's storage facility.
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San Francisco's Climate Case Against Big Oil Gets Dismissed

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 15:07
“Our litigation forced a public court proceeding on climate science, and now these companies can no longer deny it is real and valid.”
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Google Tries New Rules to Curtail Harassment of Employees

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:58
The rules encourage "productive conversations" and prohibit disclosing personal information about a Google employee to subject them to harassment.
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In Upholding Trump's Travel Ban, the Supreme Court Harms Scientists

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:48
The repercussions of Tuesday’s decision will be felt not just by individual families, but by American universities and scientific fields more generally.
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Poland Backtracks On A Controversial Holocaust Speech Law

Under the law, anyone who accuses the country of complicity in Nazi crimes during World War II could face three years' imprisonment. But lawmakers voted to remove that penalty on Wednesday.

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Supreme Court To Lose Its Swing Voter: Justice Anthony Kennedy To Retire

Justice Kennedy is a moderate and a champion for the gay rights movement. President Trump will likely replace him with a staunch conservative, which would fundamentally shift the culture of the court.

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House Democrats Reeling After Crowley Upset By Long-Shot Challenger

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi dismissed the idea that the stunning loss of a top party leader to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive socialist candidate, has wider implications for the party.

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Marketing Firm Exactis Leaked a Personal Info Database With 340 Million Records

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 06/27/2018 - 13:34
The leak may include data on hundreds of millions of Americans, with hundreds of details for each, from demographics to personal interests.
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Joe Jackson, Strict Manager And Father To Pop Royalty, Dead At 89

The patriarch helped take his legendary family from Gary, Ind., to global stardom, though the disciplinarian streak he used to get them there proved controversial later in life.

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South Korea Shocks Germany 2-0, Sending World Cup Champs Packing

In a shocking upset, South Korea scored in stoppage time and added another late goal to put the match out of reach for Germany.

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Japan's Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Arrives At Its Asteroid Destination

The mission includes a plan to bring a sample back to Earth. It's the first time humans have been able to study a C-type asteroid at such a close range for an extended period.

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Trump Changes Course, Will Use Existing Law To Review Chinese Tech Investments

The president had threatened executive action to crack down on Chinese investments, worrying investors. The administration now says it will rely on a case-by-case review instead.

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Supreme Court Deals Blow To Government Unions

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday 5-4 that states may not force public employees to pay agency fees to unions of which they are not a member.

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Read The Fine Print Before Picking An Association Plan For Your Small Business

Federal officials say loosening the regulation of association plans will give small businesses a more affordable health insurance option, but critics are wary.

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