Justice Dept. settles probe into Cleveland police

The settlement, which an official said is slated to be announced this week, comes more than six months after a scathing report in which the Justice Deptartment found Cleveland police engaged in a “pattern or practice” of unnecessary force.

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    Congress years ago barred the VA from covering in vitro fertilization procedures because of conservative opposition. Veterans and lawmakers now say the ban is outdated.

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      ‘Free-range’ parents speak out after being cleared in one neglect case

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      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

      Spelling bee win streak’s dismal side

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      Senior prank spins out of control: 72,000 ladybugs released in school

      Senior prank spins out of control: 72,000 ladybugs released in school

      Four juveniles and three adults face charges after people in masks forced open a door about 3:40 a.m.

      Taylor makes ridiculous diving catch

      Taylor makes ridiculous diving catch

      Nationals pitcher Tanner Roark made his first start of the season in place of the injured Doug Fister.

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

      When the great fox uprising occurs, don’t say I didn’t warn you

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      Post reporter’s ‘espionage’ trial <br> begins behind closed doors in  Iran

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      Frantic phone call as Texas floodwaters sweep away 2 families

      Frantic phone call as Texas floodwaters sweep away 2 families

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      $75,000 will buy a lot of house in Havana — but only if you’re Cuban

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      Amy Schumer, Mindy Kaling <br> and the rise of the woman crush

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      Real Estate

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      Is it okay to walk away from a house while in bankruptcy?

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      Federal Government

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      Senate committee backs measure to allow VA to recommend medical pot

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      Catastrophic flooding in Texas and Oklahoma leave 5 dead, 12 missing

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