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A new report from a California judiciary working group recommended cash bond be phased out. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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California's Bail System Is 'Unsafe And Unfair,' Study Finds

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Report Calls California's Bail System 'Unsafe And Unfair' And Recommends It Be Reformed

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No End In Sight For Overworked California Firefighters

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California Wildfires Not Yet Contained

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Northern California Wildfires Still Burning As Death Toll Is Expected To Rise

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Rethinking Security In Public Places

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The contents of a drug overdose rescue kit at a May 13, 2015, training session in Buffalo, N.Y., on how to administer naloxone, which reverses the effects of heroin and prescription painkillers. Carolyn Thompson/AP hide caption

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To Save Opioid Addicts, This Experimental Court Is Ditching The Delays

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Investigators Working To Reconstruct Life, Movements Of Las Vegas Shooter

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Las Vegas Shooter's Motive Remains Unknown

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Counselors In Las Vegas Lend An Ear To Those Who Want To Talk

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ICE Raids Target Sanctuary Cities

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Bernadette Ortiz holds her daughter, Adriana, last year as she looks for the name of her grandfather, New York City Police Officer Edwin Ortiz, at a wall commemorating fallen officers in New York City. Families gathered at the wall following a procession in Lower Manhattan to mark the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks and honor officers who were killed. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Teaching Sept. 11 To Students Who Were Born After The Attacks

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Bay Area Police Say They're Prepared For Weekend Alt-Right Rallies

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