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#Elijah

in Obituaries/U.S. by
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By Yvonne Daley. Civil rights activist and Baltimore congressman Elijah Cummings has died at 68.

The Pretzel Et Al

in Culture/U.S. by
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By Jane Yolen. A mother is forced to wait behind childless tourists for a pretzel at Disney World. In the distance, sirens.

Arrest by Rope

in Health/U.S. by
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By Maureen Doallas. In a scene seemingly lifted from the Antebellum south, white Texan officers arrest a mentally-ill black man by rope.

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