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Kentucky Rules that Death Sentences for People Under 21 Are Unconstitutional

A Kentucky circuit court judge ruled that death sentences for 18-, 19-, or 20-year-olds are cruel and unusual punishment. Read More
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Higher Seas to Flood Dozens of U.S. Cities

As many as 90 U.S. cities already face chronic inundation from rising seas caused by climate change, and that number could climb to as many as 670 by the end of the century, according to ... Read More
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North Korea Seen As Top Threat Facing United States

Three-quarters of Americans say that North Korea's nuclear program is a critical threat facing the United States, placing it among the top threats facing the country in a poll by the Chicago Council on Global ... Read More