Abuse tainted this senator’s childhood. No other child will face it on her watch.

Growing up, Lauren Book recalls that a shroud of secrecy veiled her family. All photos courtesy of L’Oreal Paris and Lauren Book. Her mother lived with a mental illness. Her father, a prominent Florida lobbyist concerned with his public persona, made one thing very clear to her: What happened inside…

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Body cam images appear to show police planting weed on a black teenager. What do you see?

via Heath Alseike/Flickr In 2013, Colorado and Washington became the first two states to legalize marijuana for recreational use. While some predicted legal reefer would be the downfall of society, studies show that crime rates in weed-legal states have either remained the same or dropped post-legalization. However, recreational marijuana is…

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This Thousand Oaks shooting survivor gave a heartbreaking interview just moments after saving his sons life.

Warning: This interview contains moments that may be hard to watch for some people. Just moments after a lone gunman opened fire in a Thousand Oaks bar on Wednesday night, a local news station interviewed one of the survivors. Understandably emotional, the man talks about his survivor’s guilt, apologizing to…

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