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The U.N. and human rights groups have raised concerns about Iraq’s swift trials of alleged ISIS members, the Washington Post reports. Earlier this month, Iraq declared that major combat against the terrorist group was over, ending three years of territorial…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Saturday, Nov. 18, nearly 200 countries, not including the U.S., agree to move forward on climate change. Also, the quest to develop a universal and long-lasting flu vaccine, and a report shows that black residents of…
In several cases, a Supreme Court justice switched sides to provide a needed fifth vote to preserve the status quo.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Nora Daly
The federal government offers exonerees $50,000 for each year spent in prison on a wrongful conviction. Should this same standard be enforced in all 50 states? What other programs should be put in place to ensure quality of life for…
By Victoria Fleischer
When the Apartheid regime fell in 1994, South Africa established the Constitutional Court. One of the original justices began collecting artwork for the court, with prominent South African artists donating the majority of pieces.
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Stacia Brown of ColorLines about the social media response to the situation in Ferguson, Missouri.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced the Justice Department’s plan to no longer pursue mandatory minimum prison sentences for non-violent drug offenders. Holder said that certain "drug offenders who have no ties to large-scale organizations, gangs, or cartels will no longer…
New Iran President Vows to Protect Rights, Be More Open on Nuclear Ambitions…
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