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G-7 meeting may move to Camp David; conservation groups sound alarm about acting BLM chief; NC suit aims to change solitary confinement policy there; questions about Amazon Ring coordination with police; and microbes might help in earthquakes.

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2016 candidate Hillary Clinton says Russia is "grooming" Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for a third-party run. And Sen. Bernie Sanders has biggest Democratic campaign event this season so far.

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Public News Service - CA: Juvenile Justice

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has directed staff to look at ways to ensure better representation for youths accused of crimes who cannot afford an attorney. (Youth Justice Coalition)

LOS ANGELES - Juvenile justice advocates are praising a decision this week by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to look into revamping the way kids who can't afford an attorney are represented. Right now, if the public defender has a conflict of interest - say, they're defending another j

The ACLU has filed a suit with the California Supreme Court that could help Californians sentenced as kids to life without parole get an attorney and a re-sentencing hearing. (Arnoshwithal/morguefile)

SAN FRANCISCO - The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit with the state Supreme Court in San Francisco Monday with far-reaching consequences for the 255 people sentenced to die in prison for crimes committed as juveniles. The suit seeks a re-sentencing hearing for Leif Taylor, who has se

Juvenile-justice advocates are praising Los Angeles County supervisors, who decided this week to study creating a separate juvenile probation department. (Youth Justice Coalition)

Advocates for juvenile-justice reform are hailing this week's decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to study splitting the county Probation Department into two agencies - one for adults and one for youth. At any time, there are 17,000 young people on probation in California, with

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