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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A majority of Americans believe they are "morally obligated" to fight climate...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Rapid melting of Antarctic ice could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide...

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More gruesome stories emerge from black victims of a Chicago police "black site" held incommunicado, punched, interrogated, shackled in stress positions and otherwise subjected to "Gestapo tactics" at a Gitmo-like Homan Square. The ensuing outrage has sparked social media campaigns, planned protests and calls for investigation. Connect the abusive dots: Chicago becomes the ugly microcosm, and grim logical conclusion, of a broken system. Sea to shining sea.