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Politics

President Obama took the presidential oath of office in a quiet ceremony in the White House Sunday, The New York Times reports.

Juvenile Justice

A California woman originally sentenced to life without parole at 16 for murdering the man who abused her and forced her into prostitution, will be eligible for parole after a judge reduced her sentence, The L.A. Times reports. The new sentence follows a U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled life sentences without the possibility of parole were unconstitutional, allowing for courts to review the cases of those serving that sentence.