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Despite the government shutdown, tens of thousands of people are expected at Washington, D.C.'s National Mall today to push for immigration reform. The "Camino Americano: March for Immigration Reform" includes a concert and speeches. Businesses are also pressing immigration changes behind the scenes.

278 salmonella cases in 18 states probably originated in California at Foster Farms, reports John Holland for The Modesto Bee. "Foster Farms said the shutdown has not affected the USDA food safety inspectors who work at its plants," writes Holland. But the CDC warned Wired about the public health perils of a shutdown.

Thousands of adults have been injured and hundreds have died after being trapped in bedside safety rails. Lindsay Wise analyzes the data and explains what the government is -- and is not -- doing about the danger.

Frontline's documentary on the NFL and concussions debuts tonight. "League of Denial" exposes the extent of brain injuries among football players and whether they were covered up.

Higgs boson scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics this morning for their work on subatomic origins.

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This Friday, April 18, 2014 photo shows the Jewish settlement of  Bat Ayin, north of the West Bank city of Hebron. The settlement is known for its hardline population. While Israeli settlers in the West Bank fall mostly under civilian rule, Palestinians are subject to Israeli military law. Israeli and Palestinian youths face inequities at every stage in the path of justice, from arrests to convictions and sentencing, according to police statistics obtained by The Associated Press through multiple requests under Israel's freedom of information law.

    A look at the dual justice system in the West Bank

    Israeli and Palestinian minors accused of crimes in the West Bank are subject to two different sets of laws. Israeli settlers are prosecuted under Israeli civilian law, while Palestinians are thrust into the military justice system. Critics complain that the conviction rate in the military system is higher and the penalties stiffer. Here are some statistics about juvenile arrests between 2008 and 2013 from Israel's national police force:

  • Malaysia Airlines jet turns back after tire burst

    A Malaysia Airlines flight heading to India with 166 people aboard made an emergency landing in Kuala Lumpur early Monday after it was forced to turn back when a tire burst upon takeoff, the airline said.

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A helicopter flies over the area near the Jamijarvi Airfield, southwest Finland, where a small passenger plane carrying parachuters fell to the ground, Sunday April 20, 2014. At least three people were killed in the crash, three were rescued and five are still missing, local media have reported. (AP Photo/Mika Kenerva, Lehtikuva)     FINLAND OUT

    8 killed in Finland parachutist plane accident

    Finnish officials say eight people died when a small plane carrying parachutists crashed to the ground and caught fire.

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