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New Solitary Confinement Plan At Rikers: Humane Or Putting Officers At Risk?

New Solitary Confinement Plan At Rikers: Humane Or Putting Officers At Risk?New York City officials unanimously agreed Tuesday to eliminate solitary confinement for inmates under 21. The decision is groundbreaking: Jails across the U.S. impose solitary confinement on misbehaving inmates.

Free-Climbers Make It To Summit Of Yosemite’s El Capitan

Free-Climbers Make It To Summit Of Yosemite’s El CapitanOn their 19th day of climbing, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson reached the top of El Capitan in California's Yosemite National Park at 3:25 p.m. PT

How Urbane: Dog Rides Seattle Bus To Get To The Park

How Urbane: Dog Rides Seattle Bus To Get To The ParkEclipse, the black Labrador who is winning fans for riding a city bus by herself, lives very close to a bus stop.

Rep. André Carson To Become First Muslim On House Committee On Intelligence

Rep. André Carson To Become First Muslim On House Committee On IntelligenceRep. André Carson of Indiana's 7th district soon will be the first Muslim lawmaker to serve on the House intelligence committee, according to Politico.

AirAsia Search: Singapore Ship Finds Aircraft’s Fuselage

AirAsia Search: Singapore Ship Finds Aircraft’s FuselageA Singapore Armed Forces ship has found the fuselage of AirAsia Flight 8501 that went down in the Java Sea last month, the country's defense minister said today.

Smoke-Filled Subway Train Leaves 1 Dead, 84 Hospitalized In Washington

Smoke-Filled Subway Train Leaves 1 Dead, 84 Hospitalized In WashingtonOne subway passenger died and more 84 were taken to the hospital, including two still in critical condition, when a Washington, D.C., train filled with smoke late Monday afternoon, WAMU reports.

Albuquerque Police Officers Face Murder Charges Over 2014 Shooting

Albuquerque Police Officers Face Murder Charges Over 2014 ShootingMonths after a deadly encounter that touched off contentious protests, two police officers who were captured on video shooting and killing a man in the foothills of Albuquerque, N.M., will face murder charges. James Boyd, 38, was killed after illegally camping in the city.

Ohio State Stops Oregon To Win NCAA Title

Ohio State Stops Oregon To Win NCAA TitleA game between two of the most high-powered offenses in college football, came down, time and again, to which team could grind out one or two yards.

George Zimmerman Again Arrested On Assault Charges

George Zimmerman Again Arrested On Assault ChargesGeorge Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the 2013 shooting death of Trayvon Martin, was arrested in Florida late Friday and has been charged with aggravated assault with a weapon.

Big Wins For ‘Transparent’ Make It Clear: TV’s Undergoing A Revolution

Big Wins For ‘Transparent’ Make It Clear: TV’s Undergoing A RevolutionSurrounded by his cast mates and the show's executive producer, Transparent star Jeffrey Tambor faced a crowd of journalists backstage at the Golden Globe awards Sunday, and made the case for why his win as best actor in a comedy meant more than a typical Hollywood honor.