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Demanding action on police crimes, Chicagoans push for civilian control

The marchers carried placards with the names and faces of the most recent victims of police brutality as family members marched at the front.

Isis destroys historic Temple of Bel in Syria

Earlier this month Isis released footage of the decapitated body of 82-year-old antiquities department chief Khaled Asaad, whose body was later hung from Palmyra's ruins.

Five top union leaders endorse Iran nuclear arms control pact

"Obama promised to choose diplomacy and engagement over conflict; by working to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran, he has helped to fulfill that pledge."

The stench of fascism seeps into the 2016 elections

Once one constitutional right is attacked no right is sacred; once one community is scapegoated, no one is safe; once violence is acceptable, our democracy is threatened.

Today in history: World day of prayer for the environment

In a historic and far-reaching move, as part of Pope Francis' efforts to highlight environmental issues, the Vatican declared Sept. 1 World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

Pride at Work protests gay group's endorsement of Walmart

"A  war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."