BP bucking settlement and refusing to pay for wildlife research; and Bloomberg ranks city high in income inequality

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There is, of course, an obvious solution to this problem: Accepting the billions of federal dollars available to expand Medicaid coverage to adults below 138 percent of poverty.

In a neighborhood that has otherwise quieted after the demolition of the St. Thomas public housing development, on this two-block stretch seven people were shot or killed between 2007 and 2012, neighbors told NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune.

Oklahoma is using a new and untested combination/dosage of these [execution] drugs, which leads to questions about whether any negative effects of the combination could violate the Eighth Amendment’s ban on cruel and unusual suffering, defense attorneys have argued.

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