Human welfare

FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2016 file photo, an unmarked police truck patrols the outside of a private detention center operated by CoreCivic in Eloy, Ariz. The Mesa, Ariz., City Council has voted to make its city the first in Arizona to privatize its jail for low-level offenders. The council on Monday, May 22, 2017, approved a new three-year contract with CoreCivic, formerly known as Corrections Corp. of America, or CCA, for use of its facility in Florence, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)
May 25, 2017 - 7:57 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A privately run prison in Arizona remained on lockdown Thursday after four inmates were injured in a brawl involving about 80 prisoners that authorities had to use pepper spray to break up. Authorities described the melee at the Red Rock Complex between Phoenix and Tucson as racially...
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Tribal leaders from the Pacific Northwest pose for a picture during a meeting of the Members of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians in Portland, Ore., Thursday, May 25, 2017. The group held a news conference during their annual convention to criticize cuts to Native American programs in President Donald Trump's proposed budget that they say will devastate tribes across the U.S. Front row, from left, are Cheryl Kennedy, vice chairwoman of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde; Carina Miller, councilwoman with the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs; and Fawn Sharp, president of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians. Back row, from left, are Timothy Ballew, member of the Lummi Nation; Mel Sheldon, councilman with the Tulalip Tribes and Gary Burke, chairman of the board of trustees for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus)
May 25, 2017 - 6:28 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dozens of Native American tribes in six Western states expressed outrage Thursday at President Trump's proposed budget cuts to American Indian programs, saying they would erase significant progress on child welfare and climate change and gut social services and education on...
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FILE - In this May 16 2013, file photo, Federal authorities search an apartment in Boise, Idaho. U.S. authorities arrested Fazliddin Kurbanov, a man from Uzbekistan accused of conspiring with a designated terrorist organization in his home country and helping scheme to use a weapon of mass destruction. Kurbanov serving 25 years in federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been indicted on charges that he stabbed a prison warden. Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say Thursday, May 25, 2017, Kurbanov used a homemade knife to attack the warden at a federal correctional facility in Victorville, Calif., in May 2016. (Joe Jaszewski/The Idaho Statesman via AP, File)
May 25, 2017 - 4:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Uzbek refugee serving 25 years behind bars for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbing the warden at the California federal prison where he was serving his sentence, prosecutors said Thursday. Fazliddin Kurbanov, 34, was indicted...
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May 25, 2017 - 3:27 pm
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbing a prison warden. Federal prosecutors said Thursday that Fazliddin Kurbanov used a homemade knife to attack the warden...
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In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, a Palestinian woman rides the light train in down town Jerusalem. Israel this week is marking the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war, an event it celebrates as the "unification" of the its eternal capital, but the city remains deeply divided in many ways. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
May 25, 2017 - 11:48 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is marking this week the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war — an event it celebrates as the "unification" of its eternal capital. But for Palestinians, there is little to celebrate. They also claim east Jerusalem as their capital,...
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In this Dec. 23, 2016 photo, Manjeet Kaur, left, and her husband Gurdev Singh, right, walk with their daughter Gurjeet Kaur in the compound of their house in Ellenabad, India. Gurjeet is the child Kaur yearned for desperately, after 40 years of being that thing which a rural Indian woman dreads more than almost anything else - barren. She gave birth at 58 years old, with help from a controversial IVF clinic in this corner of north India that specializes in fertility treatments for women over 50. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
May 25, 2017 - 11:40 am
ELLENABAD, India (AP) — To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest. The 15-month-old toddles about the sprawling courtyard of her parents' farm, her oily curls tied up in a top knot, her rubber-soled shoes squeaking. Kaur's eyes don't miss a thing, and they often...
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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, listens as Employment Specialist Luz Rivera, 68, interviews program participant Luis Quinones, 66, front right, at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
May 25, 2017 - 8:12 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nathan Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he's only just beginning a new career — helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a...
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In this May 18, 2017, photo, Nathan Singletary, 67, a social worker for 40 years, listens as Employment Specialist Luz Rivera, 68, interviews program participant Luis Quinones, 66, front right, at the AARP Foundation in Harrisburg, Pa. Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he’s only just beginning a new career - helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a training and placement program underwritten by taxpayers aimed at putting older Americans back into the workforce. (AP Photo/Laurie Kellman)
May 25, 2017 - 7:10 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nathan Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he's only just beginning a new career — helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. Singletary got his job through the half-century-old Senior Community Service Employment Program, a...
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In this Wednesday, May 24, 2017 photo, a Palestinian woman rides the light train in down town Jerusalem. Israel this week is marking the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war, an event it celebrates as the "unification" of the its eternal capital, but the city remains deeply divided in many ways. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
May 25, 2017 - 2:14 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is marking this week the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war — an event it celebrates as the "unification" of the its eternal capital. Parades, light shows and festivals are being held throughout the city as Israeli Jews celebrate...
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In this Dec. 23, 2016 photo, Manjeet Kaur, left, watches her daughter Gurjeet crawling in the compound of their house in Ellenabad, India. Gurjeet is the child Kaur yearned for desperately, after 40 years of being that thing which a rural Indian woman dreads more than almost anything else - barren. She gave birth at 58 years old, with help from a controversial IVF clinic in this corner of north India that specializes in fertility treatments for women over 50. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
May 25, 2017 - 12:26 am
ELLENABAD, India (AP) — To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest. The 15-month-old toddles about the sprawling courtyard of her parents' farm, her oily curls tied up in a top knot, her rubber-soled shoes squeaking. Kaur's eyes don't miss a thing, and they often...
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