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Obama Commutes Sentences of 22 People in Federal Prison
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, GoodNews, government, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 91 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The effort could lead Obama to grant clemency more often as his second and final term in office winds down.
DNA Evidence Clears Man of Rape Charges After 2 Decades in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, corruption, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 112 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Angel Gonzalez, now 41, had been sentenced to 40 years behind bars for aggravated sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping in the 1994 rape of a woman in Illinois
Breastfeeding Protection Law Signed By Governor
Society & Culture  (tags: children, politics, rights )

Phyllis
- 110 days ago - wtvr.com
Virginia was one of only three states that didnâEUR(TM)t already have such a law in place.
Ringling Bros. Eliminating Elephant Acts
Animals  (tags: abuse, AnimalWelfare, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, abused, animalwelfare )

Phyllis
- 117 days ago - apmobile.worldnow.com
The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, told The Associated Press exclusively that the acts will be phased out by 2018. Growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.
Man Freed After Sentence Tossed in Illinois Teen's Death
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 134 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Christopher Abernathy, 48, was released after a judge agreed to a prosecutor's request to vacate his life sentence. Abernathy had been sentenced to life in 1987, but DNA testing last August excluded him from the case.
Exonerated of Rape, Brian Banks Now Realizing NFL Dream âEUR" in Different Capacity
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, sadness, sports, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, sports )

Phyllis
- 155 days ago - sports.yahoo.com
On his way to possibly playing for Carroll at USC, Banks was wrongly accused of raping a girl at his high school. Rather than facing 41 years to life in prison if he fought the charges and lost, he pleaded guilty and was sent to prison for five years.
After 37 Years in Prison, Innocent North Carolina Man Freed
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, GoodNews, law, society )

Phyllis
- 156 days ago - news.yahoo.com
His attorney, Christine Mumma, took the case in 2004 and felt like she had been running out of options and considered closing the case in 2012. Then court clerks discovered a misplaced envelope of evidence while cleaning out a high shelf of a vault.
House Passes 'No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion' Act On 42nd Anniversary of Roe V. Wade
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, ethics, family )

Phyllis
- 159 days ago - yahoo.com
the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which seeks to end the coverage of abortion services by private insurance companies.
Man Awakens After 12 Years in a 'Vegetative State,' What He Says Will Blow Your Mind
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, research, interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Phyllis
- 167 days ago - youngcons.com
His parents were heartbroken after the doctors told them to bring him home to die. They brought him home, but he didn't pass away. His parents cared for him without a single sign of improvement for over a decade.
Motion for Bond Denied for McDonnell; Must Report to Prison Feb 9
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: corruption, cover-up, crime, ethics )

Phyllis
- 167 days ago - nbc12.com
"Mr. McDonnell assuredly did more than provide mere access to Williams - he performed 'official acts' as that term is defined under federal bribery laws," said Judge Spencer in the memorandum order.
 
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