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Mentally Ill Inmates Often Locked Up In Jails That Can't Help

Over the past decade, thousands of mentally ill people have been funneling in and out of the nation's jails, landing in places that are ill-equipped to treat them. Illinois' Cook County Jail has some of the most innovative programs in the country, but staff say it's a far cry from actual treatment.

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A Promise Unfulfilled: 1962 MLK Speech Recording Is Discovered

Last fall, curators and interns at the New York State Museum were digging through their audio archives in an effort to digitize their collection. They unearthed a treasure: a reel-to-reel tape of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech commemorating the centennial of the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

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D.C. Barbecue Joint Serves Food For Soul And Mind

The owner of Inspire BBQ caters to the tastes of discerning barbeque lovers, but he's also on a mission to reclaim troubled young people and teach a profession that will help them sustain themselves and the community.

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Nuclear Inspectors Enter Iran, With Eyes Peeled For Cheating

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A Promise Unfulfilled: 1962 MLK Speech Recording Is Discovered

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Mentally Ill Are Often Locked Up In Jails That Can't Help

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Punctured Tires In Kabul Are The Work Of Police, Not Punks

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'The Hunt' Turns 'Enormous Love' To Fear, Hate

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Bring Back Pluto Aesop Rock
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