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Aug 21
Constitution Check: Is there a problem in outfitting local police like combat soldiers?

Constitution Check: Is there a problem in outfitting local police like combat soldiers?

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a new debate over the nature of local policing, and if a program of military giveaways may have had some seriously unfortunate consequences in the Ferguson situation.

Aug 21
It was 55 years ago today we added the 50th state

It was 55 years ago today we added the 50th state

Hawaii joined the Union on this day in 1959, an act that remains historically significant but not without controversy.

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