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Kenneth Ellis II and family members of people shot by Albuquerque police officers hold a news conference on May 8. Juan Antonio Labreche/AP hide caption

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Law

Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

Police in Albuquerque, N.M., have shown a pattern of excessive force that violates the Constitution, a federal report says. The department is changing policies; families are demanding accountability.

The wild leek, or ramp, is one of the first edibles to appear in spring in Appalachia. Wendell Smith/Flickr hide caption

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The Salt

In A Coal Town Where Jobs Are Few, Wild Ramps Are Plenty

The annual Ramp Feed, which celebrates the ramp, or wild leek, gives the economically depressed mining town of Richwood, W.Va., a reason to celebrate. And you can smell those alliums for miles.

It's All Politics

Former Obama Campaigner Tries Running For Himself In Iowa

Brad Anderson helped the president in Iowa in 2008 and 2012, but he's never campaigned on his own behalf. He cites Obama as an inspiration, but others might not be as quick to start their own races.

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