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Manafort Heads To Court As First Defendant In Mueller Probe To Face Trial

"A man in this courtroom believed the law did not apply to him," a prosecutor said of Paul Manafort. Defense attorneys countered, previewing a case that will fault the government's star witness.

Chief of Security Joe Charvat walks the halls of the state penitentiary's Behavior Intervention Unit (BIU) — the prison's name for solitary confinement. Typically there are about 20 inmates in the cells, far fewer than in previous years. Cheryl Corley/NPR hide caption

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North Dakota Prison Officials Think Outside The Box To Revamp Solitary Confinement

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Emergency room doctors face long-term stress, making them especially prone to depression and suicide. Blake Farmer/WPLN hide caption

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When Doctors Struggle With Suicide, Their Profession Often Fails Them

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Good hospice care at the end of life can be a godsend to patients and their families, all agree, whether the care comes at home, or at an inpatient facility like this AIDS hospice. Still, oversight of the industry is important, federal investigators say. Bromberger Hoover Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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HHS Inspector General's Report Finds Flaws And Fraud In U.S. Hospice Care

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Manafort Trial Begins, Ushering In New Phase In Mueller Probe

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