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Suicide rate in prisons raises alarm, calls for change

Washington D.C., Jun 27, 2019 / 11:04 am (CNA).- With suicide rates remaining high in the United States’ prison system, civil advocates are raising concerns regarding the treatment of inmates. Suicide is the leading cause of death in prison. According to recent data from the U.S. Department of Justice, 372 …

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Saturn’s Mysterious Rotation Rate

A recent news story reported on the latest measurement of Saturn’s rotation rate–10h 33m 38s, plus or minus a minute or two.1 This is significantly shorter than what is found in most astronomy textbooks. You may think: How could it be difficult to measure a planet’s rotation rate? All you …

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