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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Maryland on Tuesday took a significant step to curb racial profiling and other discriminatory policing tactics, releasing broad new rules that aim to limit law enforcement officers from targeting individuals based on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation, among other characteristics. The state's Attorney General Brian Frosh issued a nine-page...
Jon Queally, staff writer
With less than 100 days until high-level UN climate talks take place in Paris,...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Tropical deforestation is a driving force behind rising greenhouse gases and must be curbed in order to prevent irreversible global temperature rise, new research finds. (Photo: shankar s./flickr/cc)
Without drastic efforts to reduce deforestation, rising greenhouse gases, and...

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As thousands of refugees continue on their harrowing quest for safety - breaking out of camps, battling to stay on grounded trains and marching from Hungary to Austria, where some have reportedly begun arriving - a broken Abdullah Kurdi has buried his two toddlers and his wife in their hometown of Kobani, Syria. Having survived to see the body of his three-year-old son Aylan wash ashore, Kurdi says, “I don’t want anything.” Except this: "We want the whole world to see...Let this be the last."