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The Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act allocates grant money to states, which are supposed to protect young offenders and make sure they're not housed with adult criminals. Whistleblowers say they've spent years flagging problems with the programs. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Whistleblowers Say DOJ Grants Failed To Protect Kids Behind Bars

A Senate panel is investigating the use of federal grant money to states that incarcerated children alongside adult criminals. Whistleblowers have spent years flagging problems with the program.

The Juvenile Justice Delinquency and Prevention Act allocates grant money to states, which are supposed to protect young offenders and make sure they're not housed with adult criminals. Whistleblowers say they've spent years flagging problems with the programs. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Whistleblowers Say DOJ Grants Failed To Protect Kids Behind Bars

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Aguardiente Y Pollo

Lebanese Hezbollah supporters carry the coffin of Jihad Mughniyeh during his funeral in Beirut on Monday. Mughniyeh was one of six ranking members of Hezbollah killed in a suspected Israeli strike Sunday. Iran says a general of its elite Revolutionary Guards was also killed. Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Suspected Israeli Strike Kills Iranian General Advising Syrian Troops

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Markets May Stumble Or Skyrocket, But This Economist Says Hold On Tight

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Like a Ghost in Your Own Life Ulrich Schnauss
Bereavement Theme Los Straitjackets

Workers prepare burritos at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in New York. The restaurant chain has stopped serving pork in about one-third of its U.S. locations. Richard Levine/Demotix/Corbis hide caption

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Chipotle's Pulled Pork Highlights Debate Over Sow Welfare

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Oh, sugar! If this time of year has you rethinking your diet, there is one surefire change you can make to improve health: Cut back on sugar. Farrukh/Flickr hide caption

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From Detox To Elimination Diets, Skipping Sugar May Be The Best Bet

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Six-year old Hadja Sow (left) and a classmate on their first day back at school after a prolonged break because of Ebola. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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School's Back On In Guinea: Reading, Writing, Temperature-Taking

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David Oyelowo portrays Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Selma. He says his experience growing up in Nigeria, without experiencing being a minority, helped him approach the job of playing such an iconic figure with less baggage than an American actor might. Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures/AP hide caption

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In 'Selma,' British Actor Brings Outsider's Perspective To MLK

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Some Kinda Mean Joshua Breakstone

Mental health therapist Shaundra Drysdale updates daily use numbers inside a crisis support services center in Greeley, Colo. Grace Hood/KUNC hide caption

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After Aurora Shooting, A 'New Way Of Responding' To Mental Crises

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Barbara Beskind, 90, is a designer at IDEO who works with engineers on products that improve the quality of life for older people. Nicolas Zurcher/Courtesy of IDEO hide caption

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At 90, She's Designing Tech For Aging Boomers

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A worker installs solar panels atop a government building in Lakewood, Colo. The industry has added more than 80,000 jobs since 2010, according to The Solar Foundation. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Solar Industry Sees Growth, But Also Some Uncertainty

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California Pictures for String Quartet: Venice Gordon Goodwin

Indian sand artist Sudersan Pattnaik touches up his sculpture for World No Tobacco Day at Golden Sea Beach in Puri, India. Asit Kumar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What's Most Likely To Kill You? Hint: Probably Not An Epidemic

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Swan Lake is 120 years old and still popular. The Mariinsky Theatre's current tour of the ballet at BAM in New York City is nearly sold-out. Valentin Baranovsky/BAM hide caption

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A Rare Bird: After 120 Years, Audiences Still Flock To 'Swan Lake'

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