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Snapshot of 4,269 detainees in US prisons

A snapshot of the 4,269 immigrants imprisoned by the US immigration system for 180 days or more, sorted by total days in custody. The data is from one day in September of 2012. ICE’s list omitted the longest-held detainee, jailed for more than 7,400 days.

Citizenship
Crime
Serious charge
Facility
Days
Case
SOURCE: Statistical Tracking Unit
Globe Staff

Program to manage care of poor, disabled sustains losses

The financial losses deal a setback to the state’s efforts to control rising medical spending through more coordinated care.

Blurring the line between fantasy sports, gambling

Local start-up DraftKings denies an accusation often leveled at the company — that it is essentially a gambling operation.

When US intervention turns bad to worse

Deposing oppressive regimes sometimes leads to greater oppression.

Cyberbullying on rise, particularly for teen girls, study says

The percentage of local students who experienced cyberbullying jumped from 14.6 percent to 21.2 percent over six years.

Medical examiners to bolster staff

The medical examiner’s office hopes hiring more support staff will help reduce a backlog of unfinished autopsy reports.

GOP hopefuls to take center stage this week

A platoon of Republican candidates will confront a pair of strong opportunities this week to break free of the field.

Puerto Rico must remake its finances

If the island can’t get the job done, then Congress should create a financial control board that will do it for them.

Dr. Carolyn M. Kaelin, 54; surgeon cared for others as doctor, patient

Dr. Kaelin was founding director of the Comprehensive Breast Health Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Kerry prods Egypt on protecting rights in terror fight

John Kerry told Egypt they would not be able to defeat terrorism at home unless they showed greater respect for human rights.

Trump fires adviser after racially charged Facebook posts

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has fired a campaign aide after racially charged Facebook posts surfaced on the aide’s account.

Historic commission OK’s demolition of Roxbury school

The city wants to tear down the century-old Dearborn building, site of Boston’s first public vocational school for girls.

Suspect sought in death of officer

Police were searching Sunday for a male suspect in the fatal shooting of a patrol officer during a traffic stop in Memphis.

Netanyahu vows zero tolerance for Jewish extremists

The tough talk follows a pair of attacks last week that shocked Israelis.

Jen Welter’s NFL job speaks to women’s strength

It is vital that girls and women are able to participate in football – on and off the field.

Science, not fear, should guide food labeling laws

The Senate should approve controversial legislation that would prevent states from requiring food makers to add misleading and superfluous data to labels.

Apple growers anticipate a bountiful harvest this fall

Apple pickers, rejoice: This year promises to be fruitful for New England’s classic autumn treat.

How to attract hummingbirds to your yard

A number of readers wrote distressed that they could not seem to attract hummingbirds to their yards. What to do?

Series of wildfires threatening forests, homes in California, Western states

Wildfires blazing in several Western states Sunday chewed up forests and threatened homes but were most numerous in Northern California.

Tired of waiting at Boston RMV? Try Tuesday afternoon

A 23-year-old Brighton resident used an online tool to analyze waiting times and find trends around the state.

Attack by Kurds in Turkey kills two

Kurdish militias carried out a suicide attack on a Turkish military police station on Sunday, killing two soldiers and wounding 31 others.

Malaysia asks islands to be alert for debris

Officials are trying to find more plane debris near the island where a suspected piece of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet was discovered.

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