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Efforts to reform the practice of isolating inmates faces opposition from many corrections officers, who say solitary confinement has been a trusted tool in American prisons for half a century.
A White House spokesman would not rule out the possibility that President Obama could endorse in a Democratic presidential primary even if it's between Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden.
In a country with a stunning coastline, a lack of governance has allowed private developers to gobble up prime seaside real estate and shunt aside ordinary Lebanese who depend on public beaches.
It beat the Dominican Republic but lost to Venezuela. At 6 p.m. it faces off against Taiwan — and needs a victory to stay in the series. But no matter what happens, the team from Uganda is a winner.
Bernie Sanders spent the weekend campaigning in South Carolina. The state's Democratic base is mostly black. The crowds he drew were predominantly white.
The heavy reliance on solitary confinement in New Mexico went unquestioned for decades. Now, the state is gradually shifting away from the practice, though it probably won't ever fade from the system.
A lack of sleep can increase the risk of traffic accidents, heart attacks, diabetes and maybe even Alzheimer's disease, research suggests. Yet most people with sleep disorders don't get treatment.
Former President Jimmy Carter regularly teaches Sunday school, and he's made it clear his cancer diagnosis won't change that. The small church he attends can't fit all who travel there to hear him.
David Vine's new book argues that the hundreds of U.S. bases in other countries come at a high cost, both at home and abroad. He suggests reducing such bases and increasing diplomatic engagement.