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  1. In Brazil, Pacification Paves Way For Baby Steps To Democracy

    Brazil's ambitious effort to drive crime out of Rio de Janeiro's violent, low-income favelas ahead of the World Cup has had a mixed record. One positive effect: giving residents a say in local issues.
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  2. VA Offers Doctor's Appointment To Man Who Died In 2012

    A Massachusetts woman got a letter saying that a Veterans Affairs hospital was ready to see her husband, a Vietnam veteran who died of a brain tumor nearly two years ago.
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  3. U.N. Urges U.S. To Treat Migrants As Refugees

    The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees says people from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are subject to persecution and should not be forced to return home.
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  4. Housing Market Fake-Outs Stump Economists

    More than six years after the housing crash, the housing market may be better-than-dismal, but the slog back to normal is still disappointingly long and slow.
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  5. Dad Of Fallen Arizona Hotshot Hopes To Make Better Fire Shelters

    The father of one of the 19 firefighters who died a year ago in the Yarnell Hill Fire wants to create shelters that better shield against direct flames.
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  6. Truckers Strike At 2 Calif. Ports, Larger Labor Dispute Looms

    Independent truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are on strike against three large trucking firms. At the same time, a deadline for a new contract with dockworkers has passed.
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  7. An Algorithm Is A Curator At The Sept. 11 Museum

    Curators at the September 11 Memorial and Museum came up with a novel solution to the problem of interpreting the tragedy. They put a computer algorithm in charge of an exhibit. But is it objective?
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  8. Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

    President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.
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  9. As Wire Transfer Options Dwindle, Somali-Americans Fear A Lost Lifeline

    Every year, money transfer brokers help Somali-Americans send more than $200 million to family members in Somalia. But one of the few banks to support that process will soon back out.
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  10. Denver’s first World Football Film Festival kicks off at Sie FilmCenter

    With the World Cup starting on June 12, a new documentary ponders gender and sexuality in sport.
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