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Fox News conditioning Congress?

According to a recent study by Vanderbilt University, it is confirmed that members of Congress are swayed by media bias. From Fox News to MSNBC, it has becom...
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High school stabbing suspect: He's not an adult

High school stabbing suspect: He's not an adult | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Alex Hribal, the 16-year-old suspect in a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school, has been charged as an adult by local prosecutors. That's not unusual. According to the National Juvenile Justice Network, an estimated 200,000 minors are tried, sentenced or incarcerated as adults in the United States every year.
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Inside the Private Prison Industry's Alarming Spread Across America

Inside the Private Prison Industry's Alarming Spread Across America | up2-21 | Scoop.it
For-profit companies like Geo-Group are buying up any politician they can find to expand their share of the "market."
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The Secret History of How Banks Assumed Control of the U.S. Economy

The Secret History of How Banks Assumed Control of the U.S. Economy | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Nomi Prins, author of the new book, 'All the Presidents' Bankers' shares her discoveries about the power of finance on the American economy.
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Get Involved! - Darkness to Light

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Get Involved! - Darkness to Light | up2-21 | Scoop.it

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TODAY: Brothers rescued from icy river in Iowa

TODAY: Brothers rescued from icy river in Iowa | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Video on Today: Two young boys were trapped on a chunk of ice that was floating down a river and headed to a hydroelectric dam. With the clock running out, rescue workers arrived on the scene and pulled them to safety just in time. NBC’s Kristen Dahlgren reports.
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DO NO EVIL? Google Sued For Data-Mining Kids' Emails in Its Education App

DO NO EVIL? Google Sued For Data-Mining Kids' Emails in Its Education App | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Google admits scanning millions of student emails to serve targeted advertisements.
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Iraq's New Child Marriage Bill Would Allow Men to Marry 9-Year-Olds

Iraq's New Child Marriage Bill Would Allow Men to Marry 9-Year-Olds | up2-21 | Scoop.it
by  SAMEER N. YACOUB and SINAN SALAHEDDIN BAGHDAD (AP) — A contentious draft law being considered in Iraq could open the door to girls as young as nine getting married and would require wives to su...
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USDOJ: Two Former Officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution Sentenced for Conspiring to Assault an Inmate

USDOJ: Two Former Officers at Roxbury Correctional Institution Sentenced for Conspiring to Assault an Inmate | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Does Talking to Your Children About Your Family's Addiction History Help, or Lead Them Down the Same Path?

Does Talking to Your Children About Your Family's Addiction History Help, or Lead Them Down the Same Path? | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Addiction: genetics or self-fulfilling prophecy?
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More children on adult mental wards

More children on adult mental wards | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Documents: New Mexico 15-year-old hit, killed 12-year-old boy during argument over teen's baby

Documents: New Mexico 15-year-old hit, killed 12-year-old boy during argument over teen's baby | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Don’t revictimize sexually abused children

Don’t revictimize sexually abused children | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Be supportive when they reveal abuse, say Madeline McClure and April Wilson.

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National DV Registry's curator insight, February 20, 7:45 PM

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Recent arrest highlights challenges of juveniles in adult jails

Recent arrest highlights challenges of juveniles in adult jails | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Within the Marion County Jail, among the nearly 2,000 adult inmates, a special cellblock houses 27 juveniles.
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Why Do We Ignore the Emotional Lives of Children?

Why Do We Ignore the Emotional Lives of Children? | up2-21 | Scoop.it
With the constant focus on testing and data, we rarely discuss the fundamentals of children's lives.
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Baby Charged with Attempted Murder, Goes Into Hiding in Pakistan - NBC News

Baby Charged with Attempted Murder, Goes Into Hiding in Pakistan - NBC News | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Relatives of a nine-month-old baby charged with attempted murder in Pakistan have taken him into hiding, a relative said on Tuesday, in a case that has throw...
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Christian School Targets 8-Year Old Girl for Not Being 'Feminine Enough'

Christian School Targets 8-Year Old Girl for Not Being 'Feminine Enough' | up2-21 | Scoop.it
At TCS, God loves all of his children — unless you're gender non-conforming.
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Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day ‘Torture’ in the US

Juvenile Solitary Confinement: Modern-Day ‘Torture’ in the US | up2-21 | Scoop.it
At 17, Michael Kemp spent six months in solitary confinement.
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How to Stop the Negative Voices in Your Head from Ruling Your Life

How to Stop the Negative Voices in Your Head from Ruling Your Life | up2-21 | Scoop.it
If left unchecked, the committees in our heads will take charge of our lives and keep us stuck in mental and behavioral prisons.
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Living in a Box, Eating Weeds: Syria's Children on the Edge - NBC News

Living in a Box, Eating Weeds: Syria's Children on the Edge - NBC News | up2-21 | Scoop.it
DAMASCUS, Syria — They live in a wooden box at the side of a road: six children, their mother and father.The children’s shoes are broken, their hands dirty, ...
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Boy, 8: 'I tried to lick and bite' my way out of avalanche - TODAY.com

Boy, 8: 'I tried to lick and bite' my way out of avalanche - TODAY.com | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Buried by an avalanche in his own backyard, 8-year-old Phoenix Scoles-Coburn tried to clear the snow surrounding him after he failed to...
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Children Murdered, Homes Foreclosed: How the Government Makes 'Mistakes' With Impunity

Children Murdered, Homes Foreclosed: How the Government Makes 'Mistakes' With Impunity | up2-21 | Scoop.it
If life-altering mistakes don’t warrant accountability, maybe that’s because nothing can.
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Lisa and Cleveland Cox: Couple who gave back their adopted son waive dependency hearing

Lisa and Cleveland Cox: Couple who gave back their adopted son waive dependency hearing | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The couple who gave their adopted son back to Butler Bounty Children's Services were back in juvenile court Wednesday afternoon.
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New York State bans solitary confinement for inmates under 18

New York State bans solitary confinement for inmates under 18 | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Facing an ACLU lawsuit, New York State has banned the use of solitary confinement for inmates under 18, and plans to set limits on the use of isolation throughout the penal system
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"Social Worker for Every Child" Bill Passes - Parentalrights.org - Protecting Children by Empowering Parents 

"Social Worker for Every Child" Bill Passes - Parentalrights.org - Protecting Children by Empowering Parents  | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Protecting Children by Empowering Parents through the Parental Rights Amendment

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