Republicans in Wisconsin were dealt a major blow June 27 in their effort to unseat state Democrats and retain their anti-union majority.
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.
The group, comprised of Muslim, Christian and Jewish organizations, called on Congress "to protect poor people from bearing the brunt of budget cuts."
Hundreds of school employees and supporters packed the meeting of the School Reform Commission to protest the district's announced 1,500 layoffs.
As part of the 4th annual Chicago Zombie March, members from UNITE HERE Local 1 applied some face paint and walked the picket line in front of the Congress Hotel.
Vermont has taken the first step towards creating a statewide single-payer government-run health care system.
GM foods risk both human health and that of the environment, and there is no law in the U.S. that requires genetically modified organisms to be labeled as such.