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Should teen inmates ever be put in solitary confinement?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO New York State has decided not to allow prisons to place teenage inmates in solitary confinement. The new policy comes as a report…read more

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Protests in Venezuela Reach Boiling Point

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Protests in the South American country of Venezuela turned deadly this week. Demonstrators burned trash and made noise any way they could outside a court in the capital, Caracas, where a top opposition leader faces criminal charges. Continue reading

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Anti-government protesters clash with riot police in central Kiev on February 18, 2014. (credit Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images)

Fresh protest violence erupts in Ukrainian capital

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Fighting and fire erupted in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev yesterday, with officials reporting more than a dozen people killed in the latest anti-Russian protests that have embroiled the country for almost three months. Continue reading

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Mistrial in murder of black Florida teen revives debate on race and self-defense

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This weekend, a Florida jury convicted 47-year-old Jacksonville software developer Michael Dunn on three counts of attempted murder, but declared a mistrial on a charge that he murdered 17-year-old black teenager Jordan Davis in a case that has drawn comparison to the killing of Trayvon Martin. Continue reading

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3-D printing turns ideas into reality right before your eyes

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In what might be the most important technological innovation since the home computer, 3-D printers now allows engineers, designers and scientists to turn their ideas into physical realities right before their eyes. Continue reading

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