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Children enter a dormitory in the Artesia Family Residential Center in Artesia, N.M, in September. The center has been held up by the Obama administration as an example of the crackdown on illegal crossings from Central America. But civil rights advocates are suing the federal government, saying that lack of access to legal representation turned the center into a "deportation mill." Juan Carlos LLorca/AP hide caption

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Immigrant Advocates Challenge Way Mothers Are Detained

Ten plaintiffs are suing the government over policies and practices at a residential center in New Mexico, where 648 women and children are being held while awaiting the outcome of their asylum cases.

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday. Stocks took a beating, with key indexes falling more than 2 percent before bouncing back slightly. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Turmoil Continues In Financial Markets As Dow Plunges

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Children enter a dormitory in the Artesia Family Residential Center in Artesia, N.M, in September. The center has been held up by the Obama administration as an example of the crackdown on illegal crossings from Central America. But civil rights advocates are suing the federal government, saying that lack of access to legal representation turned the center into a "deportation mill." Juan Carlos LLorca/AP hide caption

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Immigrant Advocates Challenge The Way Mothers Are Detained

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Sen. Mary Landrieu greets candidates Rep. Bill Cassidy (left) and Rob Maness after Tuesday's debate. Most observers don't see how Landrieu can pull enough support to avoid a runoff in the state's open primary. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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In Increasingly Red Louisiana, Democrat Landrieu Struggles To Hold On

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Dr. Risi (top, center) spent a month working with the medical team at Kenema General Hospital, the largest Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone. Courtesy of George Risi hide caption

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A Montana Doctor Is Humbled By A Month Of Treating Ebola Patients

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A group of professors at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., has slammed the school's new sexual assault policy, saying it gives victims an unfair advantage. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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A Closer Look At Sexual Assaults On Campus

Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided

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