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Divided Supreme Court Refuses To Reinstate North Carolina Voter ID Law

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, shown here in January, wants to create a new Civilian Office on Police Accountability to investigate police shootings, allegations of excessive force and other police misconduct. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Mayor Creates Civilian Agency To Monitor Police

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Prisoners Granted Clemency Must Adjust To New Lives

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Obama Commutes 111 Prison Sentences; DOJ Working To Clear Backlog

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Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer, received six months in jail and three years' probation for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. State lawmakers have approved a proposal to mandate prison terms for such a crime. AP hide caption

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Clemency Project Races To Prepare Thousands Of Applications For Review

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President Obama toured the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution in Oklahoma last year, the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Obama Grants Clemency To 111 Prisoners; DOJ 'Confident' It Will Clear Backlog

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Maine Woods National Park Remains Divisive For Some Locals

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Rodney Earl Sanders, 46, of Kosciusko, who has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the killing of Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill. Warren Strain/AP hide caption

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People at leisure watch boats taking part in the sixth race of the Skutsjesilen competition, a traditional boat race of sailing yachts from several Frisian cities, in Elahuizen, on August 5. Siese Veenstra /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Signage outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. A North Carolina law limiting bathroom choice for transgender people is being challenged in a federal court in Raleigh. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Thrill Ride Accidents Renew Calls For Regulation

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