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Filmmaker Ava DuVernay says she receives a couple dozen tweets a day from people asking her to make a movie from their life story. But this #wishfulthinking tweet from Raymond Santana caught her eye:

Santana was one of five teens arrested for the 1989 assault and rape of a white woman in New York's Central Park. The boys were pressured into false confessions and convicted. All served time. A murderer who was already serving a life sentence later confessed to the rape.

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After two years of silence, special counsel Robert Mueller went before the television cameras and gave his first public remarks yesterday about the Russia investigation.

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Tornadoes hit Dayton, Ohio, and the surrounding areas last night.

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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper warned his party of straying too far to the left as it selects a nominee to face President Trump in next year's election.

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President Trump's disagreement with Japan's prime minister demonstrates his personal brand of diplomacy.

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States that have been hit by natural disasters are likely to get some relief from the government. These are parts of the country that have been waiting months and, in some cases, years for help.

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Today House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets her fellow Democrats. That includes some who are ready for impeachment proceedings, which Pelosi is not.

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A teenage boy was found dead yesterday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas.

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The following states have something in common. Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia, Iowa, Alabama, Kentucky, Arkansas and Utah all have recently passed laws that, in various ways, restrict when a woman can have an abortion.

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President Trump is expected to unveil a new plan today that would dramatically reshape the legal immigration system.

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The U.S. military is saying that American forces in Iraq could face, quote, "credible and possibly imminent threats," unquote, from Iranian-backed militias.

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If you're an American and you order goods from China, the tax bill that is part of the price you pay may have gone up overnight.

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Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler says, quote, "we are now in a constitutional crisis."

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What are the limits of executive power? It's a question at the heart of our democracy.

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