Georgia nearly purged hundreds of eligible voters by mistake

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APM Reports identified 294 people wrongly included on a list of voters on track to have their registrations canceled.

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National assessment shows more K-12 students struggling to read

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Correspondent Emily Hanford talks about the latest NAEP results and what they say about the state of reading instruction in the U.S.

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Taser maker settles lawsuit with cop who claimed the weapon was underpowered

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It's a small amount of money for a former Houston officer, though a rare settlement for Axon, which faces a similar claim in New Orleans.

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The 1950s plan to erase Indian Country

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In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.

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How a massive voter purge in Georgia affected the 2018 election

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State officials claimed that people removed from the voter rolls for inactivity had likely died or moved away. But an APM Reports investigation found tens of thousands who hadn't — and still wanted to vote.

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A Georgia law prevented 87,000 people from voting last year. And it could have a big impact in 2020

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Voter registration deadlines have long been a part of American elections, but an APM Reports investigation finds that they disenfranchised a surprising number of voters in 2018.

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A conversation with Emily Hanford on reading instruction in the U.S.

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Hanford talks about her reporting on what's wrong with how schools teach reading.

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Alzheimer's research: The setup and setbacks

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A select timeline of research, discovery, salesmanship and spending. Said Zaven Khachaturian, a former director of Alzheimer's research at the National Institute on Aging: 'Every major pharmaceutical company put money into the amyloid idea, and they all failed because the idea was flawed ... It became gradually an infallible belief system ... that's not very healthy for science when scientists ...

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The invention of a disease and the pursuit of one molecule

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In the 1970s, the founder of the National Institute on Aging convinced a nation that senility was really Alzheimer's and could be cured. Research money flowed to one theory, leaving alternatives unexamined — today it's come up short.

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Noted North Carolina attorney to join Curtis Flowers' defense team

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Henderson Hill, an experienced death penalty lawyer, will help defend the Mississippi man ahead of a possible seventh murder trial.

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Curtis Flowers leaves Parchman prison, returns to county jail

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Three months after the Supreme Court reversed his conviction, Curtis Flowers is taken off death row to await a possible seventh trial.

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Ditching the lecture for active learning

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There's a growing movement at colleges and universities to create classrooms where students take the lead.

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Flowers' defense files motions for bail, dismissal

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New civil rights lawyer cites obscure law for bail request and prosecutor's "unseemly tactics" for dismissal.

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As concerns rise over youth vaping, Juul quickly puts together an army of lobbyists

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With state and federal governments looking to restrict vaping, the nation's largest e-cigarette maker pushed back with a multimillion-dollar advocacy campaign.

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How colleges are mishandling racial tensions on campus

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As administrators navigate issues of inclusion and free speech, students of color have been left to find their own way.

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