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Micro-housing "aPodments" are popping up in cities around the country. Affordable living for some, egregious zoning violations to others.

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July 18  • 

Renisha McBride: Unarmed, black, shot in ‘self-defense’ by a frightened white shooter. Again.

Trayvon Martin, Renisha McBride, Darius Simmons: Do we want to continue to pretend that these cases have nothing in common with one another?

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July 16  • 

8 biggest political scandals since 2006

A look at the top political scandals in recent U.S. history, including former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin's recent corruption case.

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July 16  • 

5 major league lawsuits that blindsided teams

From frivolous offenses to serious injury claims, fans have sued for millions for damages incurred while cheering on their favorite teams.

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July 15  • 

Free agency 101: All you need to know about the NBA silly season

A guide to NBA free agency and salary cap rules, plus how LeBron James ended the NBA's silly season with his Friday announcement.

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July 15  • 

9 famous spite houses built to annoy the neighbors

Spite houses, many built in the 18th and 19th century, are often oddly shaped and built with the express purpose of annoying the neighbors.

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July 15  • 

Paying for college: Managing debt after school (Part 3 of 3)

Higher education has never been more expensive. This three-part series offers ways to reduce or eliminate the cost of paying for college.

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July 14  • 

Leaving dogs in hot cars is cruel and illegal in many states 

Dogs die each year from being left alone in hot cars, sometimes for hours. Know the risks for pets and legal ramifications for owners.

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July 11  • 

How a pitbull prosecutor outlawyered Pistorius’ defense

If a trial were merely a lawyering contest, we could easily call the case for the prosecution and go home right now.

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