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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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May 21, 2014 — The City Council of Carson, Calif., had given unanimous initial approval of a bill making it a misdemeanor crime to bully anyone from kindergarten age up to 25 years old.
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May 8, 2014 — "We are going to protect not only the kid that is bothered in school, but when you leave school and go home, we're going to protect you as a city," says the sponsor of a bill in Carson, Calif.
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Apr 19, 2014 — From increased depression and suicidal thoughts to social isolation and lower socioeconomic status, the negative consequences of being bullied can last well into middle age, a large study suggests.
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Apr 13, 2014 — After a court found Edmond Aviv had abused his neighbors with racial slurs and pranks, he was forced to sit by a busy street with a sign proclaiming, "I am a bully."
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Apr 1, 2014 — You'd think that the popular kids don't get picked on, but as a teenager's social status rises, they're more apt to be bullied. Increased social combat may be to blame.
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Oct 24, 2013 — A complaint from a Texas parent after his son's team was trounced has been investigated and dismissed. But did it make a real problem — bullying — look less serious?
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Oct 15, 2013 — Rebecca Sedwick, a 12-year-old seventh-grader in Lakeland, Fla., jumped to her death from an abandoned silo after enduring bullying both online and face-to-face.
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Aug 19, 2013 — Lots of kids get bullied, but they get over it, right? Many don't, a study says. Children who are involved in bullying are more likely to have serious health problems as adults. They also have trouble managing money, holding jobs and maintaining relationships.
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Aug 1, 2013 — Victims of bullies are more likely to be arrested and jailed as young adults than people who weren't bullied in childhood, a study finds. And young women are having more problems than young men.
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Jun 27, 2013 — New research reveals that about 1/3 of children with food allergies are bullied specifically because of those allergies. Commentator Barbara J. King checks in with a pediatric allergist on this topic, as well as a mother and daughter who, together, have coped with food bullying.
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