June

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Activists meet in Minneapolis at Netroots conference

Netroots was stocked with workshops about online activism and how the progressive movement aims to overcome recent attacks against working people by the GOP and it's extreme right-wing.

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A system with no compassion: one woman's story

"I'm not asking for any handouts; I just want to stay alive," Susan said.

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Thousands evacuate Minot, "We're trying to help"

The worst flood in four decades has hit Minot, N.D. Water from the Souris River is predicted to begin pouring over dikes, which led authorities to order the evacuation of 12,000 people there,

As Americans take desperate measures, physicians affirm support for mandate

The AMA reiterated its support for the individual mandate, the most controversial part of President Barack Obama's signature 2012 health care reform.

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Blown-up levee destroys black community

A small African-American town is suffering after the  Army Corps of Engineers decided to blow holes in a levee in eastern Missouri.

FBI rules changes provoke Senate inquiry

The FBI plans to issue new rules broadening the discretion of its 14,000 field agents over matters of individual privacy.

White House looking to foreign companies to create U.S. jobs

Foreign direct investment is an important part of the U.S. economy. Close to six million workers are employed by foreign-owned businesses worth some $3.1 trillion, the White House Council of Economic Advisers reported.

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High Court to women Wal-Mart workers: You’re on your own!

The lawsuit, had it been allowed to proceed as a class action, could have involved up to 1.6 million women, with Wal-Mart facing billions of dollars in damages.

In Uganda and America, pleas to save mothers' lives

Hundreds demonstrated outside the Constitutional Court, asking it to declare that Ugandan mothers dying in childbirth represent a violation of the right to life.

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Arizona faces largest wildfire in its history

Investigators were questioning "persons of interest" in regard to the origin of the blaze, but campfire mishaps aren't the only cause of the fires.

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