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Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

Case Reveals Shame, Trauma of Male Sex Trafficking Victims

By Dave Collins | Nov 17
While both male and female trafficking victims suffer trauma and other psychological scars, data suggests men and boys are less likely to come forward and when they do they are more likely to have difficulties finding counseling and other services.

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

Regulators Close Maine's Shrimp Fishery for Next 3 Years

By David Sharp | Nov 17
Regulators voted Friday to close the Gulf of Maine winter shrimp season for another three years, raising fears that the fishery decimated by rising water temperatures may never bounce back.

Dozens Plead with Trump Administration to Keep Air Rules

Dozens Plead with Trump Administration to Keep Air Rules

By Dan Elliott | Nov 16
Dozens of people who live near oil and gas wells pleaded with the Trump administration Wednesday not to roll back rules for methane pollution, while industry representatives said the changes should go further.

North Korea Deports American Even As it Boasts of New Weapon

North Korea Deports American Even As it Boasts of New Weapon

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim-Tong Hyung | Nov 16
North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified "ultramodern" weapon.

Florida: Bitter U.S. Senate Race Headed to A Hand Recount

Florida: Bitter U.S. Senate Race Headed to A Hand Recount

By Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington | Nov 16
Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by less than 13,000 votes.

Senator Spoke of 'Difficult' Voting for Liberals in Video

Senator Spoke of 'Difficult' Voting for Liberals in Video

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Nov 16
A Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi is shown in a new video talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to vote.

Deadlines Looming in Pivotal, Rancorous Florida Recounts

Deadlines Looming in Pivotal, Rancorous Florida Recounts

By Gary Fineout and Brendan Farrington | Nov 15
Florida's bumpy election recount reaches a pivotal point Thursday as most counties across the state complete reviews that could determine the next senator and governor in one of America's top political battlegrounds.

Drilling Overwhelms Agency Protecting America's Lands

Drilling Overwhelms Agency Protecting America's Lands

By Rachel Leven of the Center for Public Integrity | Nov 14
Violations, from oil spills to haphazard land restoration, are becoming more common in this hotbed of oil and gas activity, according to ranchers and conservation groups.

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

Wagerers Crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for Sports Bets

By Wayne Parry | Nov 14
Sports betting is all over the New York area — on the airwaves, billboards, train station ads and publications. But in order to actually place a legal sports bet, gamblers have to be within New Jersey's borders.

AP Sources: Trump Mulling A Wide-Ranging Shakeup

AP Sources: Trump Mulling A Wide-Ranging Shakeup

By Colleen Long, Zeke Miller, and Catherine Lucey | Nov 14
President Donald Trump is weighing an administration-wide shakeup as he looks to prepare his White House for divided government, but it is unclear who is going and who is staying.

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