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4:56 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Fall Of Ramadi Highlights 'Fundamental Failure' Of U.S. Strategy In Iraq

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 7:17 pm

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National Security
4:56 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

U.S. Releases Documents From 2011 Osama Bin Laden Raid

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 7:17 pm

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Sports
4:56 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Boxing Fans File Lawsuits After Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 12:16 am

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4:56 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Is Harvard Showing Bias Against Asian-Americans?

Originally published on Thu May 21, 2015 12:16 am

A group of more than 60 organizations has filed a complaint with the federal government claiming Harvard holds higher expectations for its Asian applicants than other minorities.

The coalition is made up of nonprofit organizations, including Chinese, Pakistani and Indian groups, and it claims Harvard uses racial quotas to control the number of Asian-Americans on campus.

"Asian-American applicants shouldn't be racially profiled in college admissions," says Swann Lee, a Chinese-American writer from Brookline, Mass. "Asian-Americans should have the playing field leveled."

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Around the Nation
4:56 pm
Wed May 20, 2015

Untested Rape Kit Backlog Represents A 'Public Safety Issue' In U.S.

Originally published on Wed May 20, 2015 7:17 pm

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