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Holder Urges Congress to Ease Drug Convicts' Prison Terms

Holder urges Congress to ease drug convicts' prison terms
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“Our criminal justice systems works only when all Americans are treated equally under the law,” Holder said in an online video Thursday. The federal prison population has mushroomed by 500 percent, to 219,000, over the last … Over Christmas, Obama … Read more on Kansas City Star


How Elizabeth Blackwell became the first female doctor in the U.S.
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Undaunted, Elizabeth persevered and gained a great deal of clinical expertise, especially in the treatment of one of the most notorious infectious diseases of the poor: typhus fever, which became the subject of her doctoral thesis. In April … Jewish … Read more on PBS NewsHour