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Elderly L.A. woman vanishes, is found alone in Maine four years later

Sarah Cheiker had lived in the small bungalow in the Fairfax district for decades, first with her mom and then by herself.<p>But one day in 2008 she vanished, and a bulldozer showed up to demolish her longtime home.<p>"I was shocked. We figured she was dead," said Jim Caccavo, who had been Cheiker's …

7 football players arrested in New Jersey hazing, sexual assault case

Seven high school football players have been arrested in a hazing scandal in central New Jersey, and three of them have been charged with sex crimes for assaults on freshman team members last month, prosecutors said.<p>Six of the defendants, whose identities were withheld because they are juveniles, …

Can You Guess America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes?

From the editors of Veranda.com, Manhattan dominates the list, but doesn't top it.<p>Get ready for a shocker: Lots of rich people live in Silicon Valley and Manhattan. America's most expensive ZIP codes, in its annual list, are located in Northern California and very specific parts of New York …

'A Chosen Exile': Black People Passing In White America

Several years ago, Stanford historian Allyson Hobbs was talking with a favorite aunt, who was also the family storyteller. Hobbs learned that she had a distant cousin whom she'd never met nor heard of.<p>Which is exactly the way the cousin wanted it.<p>Hobbs' cousin had been living as white, far away in …

The Nation's Shame: The Injustice of Mandatory Minimums

No one embodies the emerging consensus on the excessive cruelty of mandatory drug sentencing quite like Mark Osler. He’s currently a law professor, …