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Border Agency Revises And Makes Public Its Use Of Force Policy

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Retired Army Gen. On Shinseki: 'I Don't Look Up To Any Man More'

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Drone Wars: Who Owns The Air?

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Criminal Records Keep Creating Obstacles Long After Incarceration

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Police cordon off the area around a shooting in Chicago Wednesday. The violence broke out down the street from where NPR's David Schaper was conducting an interview about urban renewal efforts. David Schaper /NPR hide caption

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'Oh My Jesus!': Shots Fired During NPR Interview In Chicago

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Involuntary commitment to a hospital for mental illness can be a lengthy and complex process. A California law makes mandatory outpatient treatment an option. iStockphoto hide caption

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The Divide Over Involuntary Mental Health Treatment

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Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo addresses a crowd during a Democratic Party convention last year. DeLeo unveiled a comprehensive gun bill Tuesday. Aram Boghosian/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Already Tough On Gun Control, Massachusetts Aims To Get Tougher

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