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Seven Hours of Sleep Is Just About Optimal

How much sleep does a normal, healthy adult need? The Wall Street Journal reports: Several sleep studies have found that seven hours is the optimal amount of sleep—not eight, as was long believed—when it comes to certain cognitive and health markers, although many doctors question that conclusion.

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No Safe Place: Criminalization of Homelessness Rises In Cities Across U.S.

In a new study released last week, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty tracked laws in 187 cities over the past five years and found an uptick in nearly every type of anti-homeless ordinance.

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Memo Reveals Rahm Emanuel Advised President Clinton To Achieve ‘Record Deportations’

Rahm Emanuel and Bill Clinton On November 20th, 1996, Rahm Emanuel had an idea. Amidst the joy of the re-election of his friend and mentor, President Bill Clinton, Emanuel saw an opportunity for the president to help the Democratic Party maintain a perceived “parity” with the GOP on crime – record deportations .

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