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The speaker of the New York City Council vowed Thursday to unclog the court system and shrink the inmate population to the point that officials could consider eventually closing the troubled Rikers Island jail.
The Obama administration said Thursday it is urging China and Taiwan to maintain dialogue amid concern that the election of an independence-leaning party on the island could heighten tensions in one of Asia's security hotspots.
Penn State's former president has gone on the legal offensive, filing one lawsuit that alleges the university violated an agreement they made when he stepped down four years ago and a second defamation claim over a university-commissioned report that was blisteringly critical of his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
A school district in Virginia has decided not to use a video about race and affirmative action after it made students uncomfortable and drew criticism from parents who called it "white guilt."