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Man Forgotten In Windowless Cell Awarded $4 Million

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The Mexican Consulate processes IDs at an area school. The New York Immigration Coalition goes to events like this one to find immigrants who are eligible for DACA. Melanie Reyes/The New York Immigration Coalition hide caption

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Immigration Program Fails To Attract Eligible Applicants

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Former Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning, found guilty of espionage and theft Tuesday, could face a lengthy prison sentence. A penalty hearing for Manning begins today. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Look Back At The Manning Trial

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Manning Faces Sentencing In Leak Case

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A line waits outside the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office in Los Angeles. Nick Ut/AP hide caption

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Consumer Groups On The Lookout For Immigration Scams

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Metal crosses mark graves at the cemetery of the former Arthur Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. Investigators in Florida using ground-penetrating radar and soil samples say there are nearly 100 unmarked graves on the grounds. Michael Spooneybarger/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In Florida, A Clash Over Exhuming Bodies At Reform School

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On Tuesday, a state appeals court called New York City's ban on supersized soda unconstitutional. Allison Joyce/Getty Images News hide caption

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An activist wears pictures of leakers Edward Snowden and Bradley Manning during a demonstration against the electonic surveillance tactics of the NSA, in Berlin on Saturday. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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Bradley Manning Acquitted Of Most Serious Charge

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A new law in Georgia makes information about where the state got its supply of lethal injection drugs a secret. Ric Feld/AP hide caption

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Where Do Drugs For Lethal Injections Come From? Few Know

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