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Freed by Innocence Project, ex-inmate takes up cause

MADISON, Wis. — Jarrett Adams was 17 years old in September 1998 when he made a decision he would regret for the rest of his life.

He and two friends decided to road trip from Illinois to Wisconsin for a night of partying. The outing ended with a student accusing all three of them of raping her. Adams was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison.

Melania Trump says White House could mean millions for brand

WASHINGTON — First lady Melania Trump has said little about what she intends to do with her prominent position. But in new court documents, her lawyers say that the “multi-year term” during which she “is one of the most photographed women in the world” could mean millions of dollars for her personal brand.

Queen’s 65-year reign a milestone in a record-breaking life

LONDON — On Monday, Queen Elizabeth II marks her Sapphire Jubilee, becoming the first British monarch to reign for 65 years. It’s just one of many milestones the queen has marked in her nine decades. Here’s are some other significant numbers about her record-breaking life and reign:‚Äî Elizabeth assumed the throne on the death of her father, King George VI, on Feb. 6, 1952.

New Jersey Girl Scout benefits from cookie review

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — A Girl Scout from New Jersey is benefiting from her brutally honest review of the cookies that she sells.

Charlotte McCourt, of South Orange, emailed her father’s friend, who was interested in buying cookies for troops stationed overseas. She told him some of cookies’ descriptions were false advertising and she rated the cookies on a scale of 1 to 10.