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World Nov 19AP report: Rape, abuses in palm oil fields linked to top beauty brands
On vast plantations across Indonesia and Malaysia, an Associated Press investigation has found that women are burdened with some of the most dangerous duties in the production of palm oil, which is contained in almost three out of every four…
Economy May 08Cheap labor means prisons still turn a profit, even during a pandemic
As the coronavirus pandemic decimates many companies, big business that has become synonymous with the world's largest prison system continues to make money.
Nation Apr 27Riots, escapes and fear as coronavirus hits juvenile centers
As of Sunday, 150 juveniles and 283 staff had tested positive for COVID-19 at facilities nationwide, according to an unofficial log being kept by Josh Rovner at the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit The Sentencing Project.
Nation Mar 05Klobuchar calls for independent review of murder case after scrutiny
In calling for an independent review, Klobuchar was yielding to increasing community pressure to re-open a case that interrupted her Democratic presidential primary run, after The Associated Press published the results of a yearlong investigation that uncovered major flaws in…