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The medical examiner's office in New Mexico is considered the gold standard that all medical examiners should meet because it employs enough staff to investigate and autopsy all sudden or violent deaths. John W. Poole/NPR hide caption

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Coroners Don't Need Degrees To Determine Death

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Malcom Brown (left) is hit by Jake Smith on a kickoff return during a high school state championship game in Arlington, Texas, in December. Sports medicine professionals and the NFL are calling for tougher regulations on head injuries sustained by young athletes. Matt Strasen/AP hide caption

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Doctors Throw Flags On High School Concussions

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A report issued by Human Rights Watch has accused Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, shown here in 2009, of running a brigade overseeing a secret detention facility where terrorism suspects are tortured. Ahmed al-Husseiney/AP hide caption

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Iraqi Leader Accused Of Running Secret Prison

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