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Bill Clinton gives lecture at Georgetown University April 21, 2015

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Clinton on incarceration: 'We cast too wide a net'

President Bill Clinton on Wednesday conceded that over-incarceration in the United States stems in part from policies passed under his administration, including the 1994 omnibus crime bill.


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NFL report: Patriots 'probably' violated rules

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities" of a locker room attendant and an equipment assistant in the controversy known as "Deflategate," according to an NFL-commissioned report release...

Former Speaker of the House Jim Wright in 2003

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Former House Speaker Jim Wright dead at age 92

Former House Speaker Jim Wright died early Wednesday morning at a nursing home in Fort Worth, Texas. He was 92 years old.


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Carly Fiorina, former CEO at Hewlett-Packard, shown here in a Dec. 18, 2014, appearance at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., has hired a top Republican official for her political action committee, another sign she may be considering a run for president.

Election 2016: Who are the richest candidates?

Promising economic mobility and championing the middle class are key themes for candidates from both sides of the political aisle as the 2016 presidential campaign gets underway.

Kilauea lava lake

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Lava lake at Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano rises

The lava lake at a popular Hawaii tourist destination is rising to record heights.

The latest eruption occurred at the Kilauea summit lava lake Sunday night across from a visitors center. But never fear, said Janet Babb with the U.S. Geological Survey...

Renewed New Orleans

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Why renewed New Orleans is better than ever

Strolling down the streets of New Orleans today, it's hard to imagine that 10 years ago, after Hurricane Katrina came crashing in from the Gulf, much of the city was underwater.