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Midday Roundup: Nagmeh Abedini ‘hopeful’ after meeting with Obama

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Renewed hope. President Barack Obama assured Nagmeh Abedini in person Wednesday that returning her imprisoned husband to the United States from Iran was a top…

More college campus cops are carrying guns

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Higher Education | Amid increased worries about school shootings and subsequent discussions on gun control, public universities are turning more and more toward arming campus…

Midday Roundup: NYPD, mayor face off at second officer’s funeral

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Tense memorial. Thousands gathered Sunday to honor slain New York police officer Wenjian Liu. FBI Director James Comey spoke at the funeral service honoring…

Police protests have consequences

By D.C. Innes
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Police | There should have been nothing remarkable in Carson Daly sporting a NYPD cap for hosting the NBC New Year’s Eve coverage from Times Square. It was New York…

A year of racial strife

By D.C. Innes
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Race Issues | It has been a year of scandal at home and horror overseas: The Obamacare rollout debacle. Deadly neglect in the VA hospital system and cover-up. Unfolding…

A peacemaking funeral

By Emily Belz
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Police | Thousands gather at the funeral for NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos to hear about his faith and how it could heal New York

Grief in New York over officers’ deaths

By Emily Belz
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Police | Murder of NYPD officers rends the city with more pain and upends the conversations around Eric Garner's death

Remembering Baxter Shavers

By Warren Cole Smith
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Police | The deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo.,  and Eric Garner in New York City sparked protests around the country. These incidents raised important…

Midday Roundup: Medical missionaries among Ebola ‘fighters’ honored by Time

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Persons of the year. A SIM missionary doctor in Liberia graces one of several covers of Time magazine, which this week named “the Ebola fighters” its…

Community crisis

By Emily Belz
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Police | New Yorkers wrestle with police relations after Eric Garner ruling

Midday Roundup: Renegade flu strain defies this year’s vaccine

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Flu shot fail? Experts fear this year’s flu vaccine may not provide complete protection. That’s because a “drifted,” or mutated, strain of the H3N2…

The problem of police and the policed

By D.C. Innes
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Police | The recent police killings of black men—Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Akai Gurley—accidental or not, justified or not, remind us of the difficulty at the…

 
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