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Kenneth Ellis II and family members of people shot by Albuquerque police officers hold a news conference on May 8. Juan Antonio Labreche/AP hide caption

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Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

Police in Albuquerque, N.M., have shown a pattern of excessive force that violates the Constitution, a federal report says. The department is changing policies; families are demanding accountability.

The wild leek, or ramp, is one of the first edibles to appear in spring in Appalachia. Wendell Smith/Flickr hide caption

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In A Coal Town Where Jobs Are Few, Wild Ramps Are Plenty

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Kenneth Ellis II and family members of people shot by Albuquerque police officers hold a news conference on May 8. Juan Antonio Labreche/AP hide caption

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Albuquerque Police Face Federal Scrutiny, Local Outrage

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"In my music I speak of unknown things, impossible things, ancient things, potential things," Sun Ra said in a 1980 documentary. May 22, 2014 is the 100th anniversary of the composer and bandleader's birth. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Saturn Still Swings: Celebrating Sun Ra At 100

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