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High court defines rights of suspects, immigrants, and death-row inmates

High court defines rights of suspects, immigrants, and death-row inmates

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | The U.S. Supreme Court, near the end of its term, issued nine decisions last week. From issues of child-abuse to bath salts, here are some of the cases you…

Record number of refugees driven from their homes in 2015

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | Political, racial, and religious persecution are driving a record number of people from their native countries. In 2015, the number of displaced people rose…

Australia dodges allegations of bribing human traffickers

By Anna K. Poole
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Southeast Asia | The seas of Southeast Asia are still churning with migrants stranded on boats, and despite the regional crackdown on human trafficking, opportunists abound.

Supreme Court sets legal standards for online rants

By Mary Reichard
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Supreme Court | A U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week upset many people who thought the court rewarded a man who frightened his ex-wife with his social media postings.

Southeast Asia’s migrant crisis attracts attention, not answers

By Anna K. Poole
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Persecution | Eighteen countries gathered on Friday in Bangkok to discuss the escalating humanitarian crisis in Southeast Asia. Although the conference attracted a lot of…

Powers separated

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | Appeals court rules Obama’s unilateral immigration orders cannot proceed

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

Midday Roundup: IRS hack attack strips data from 100,000 taxpayers

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tax hack. Congress is demanding answers after officials with the Internal Revenue Service admitted part of the agency’s website was hacked earlier this…

Globe Trot: Ancient Syrian city falls to ISIS

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: ISIS (or Islamic State) has seized parts of the ancient city of Palmyra. Here’s real-time footage from today. But as writer Ann Voskamp points…

Bishops: Immigrant detention system needs ‘major reform’

By J.C. Derrick
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Immigration | The U.S. immigrant detention system treats detainees as criminals and needs “extensive reform,” according to a new joint report from the U.S. Conference…

Can Cuomo’s commission save nail salon workers from abuse?

By Gaye Clark
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Immigration | New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced new “emergency” protections for nail salon workers on Monday, following a New York Times report on their working…

The terrorists among us

By Cal Thomas
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Terrorism | The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead…

Globe Trot: Freed Boko Haram captives tell of abuse, starvation

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some women held by Boko Haram were stoned to death as the army closed in to rescue them. The freed women said they were fed only ground, dry…

 
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