10 Facts About Mumia Abu-Jamal

In today's link roundup: How much do you know about the high-profile former death row inmate? Plus: Sandusky rearrested.

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Sandusky rearrested: The Associated Press reports that former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested today at his home on new sexual-abuse charges involving boys and was taken to a Pennsylvania county jail after he was unable to post $250,000 bail in cash.

D.C. schools have largest black-white achievement gap: A federal study released today shows that D.C. public schools have the largest achievement gap between black and white students among the nation's major urban school systems, the Washington Post reports.

On dialysis, blacks outlive whites: African Americans in the general population die at earlier ages than whites, but black patients live longer than whites on dialysis, according to researchers from The Johns Hopkins University. They're wondering whether racial differences in inflammation might explain the survival paradox among dialysis patients.

Ten things you didn't know about Mumia Abu-Jamal: Prosecutors announced today that they won't push for the death penalty for this famous prisoner. Don't know as much as you'd like to about his case? News One has the background on everything from the meaning behind his name to his career as a journalist to the sketchy evidence against him.

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