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Across the nation, hundreds of thousands join Occupy movement

If there was ever any illusion that the mayor's move would kill the movement, it evaporated at Foley Square.

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Internet lies could become federal crime

Many social networks are filled with false information about people - from fake screen names to false details about appearance.

Progressive groups vs. Social Security, Medicare cuts

Progressive groups, led by the Campaign for America's Future, are campaigning hard against proposals floated by deficit-cutting "Super Committee" Democrats.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

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Environmentalists claim victory in Tar Sands fight

Obama acknowledged that the opposition to the pipeline had played a role in his decision.

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White House holds first policy conference on African Americans

A recent White House conference on African American policy trumpeted the Obama administration's achievement in promoting programs beneficial to the black community.

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Evicted Wall Street protesters refuse to give up

"Shame, shame, shame," shouted several encircling Liberty Park as police arrested those attempting to enter the now seized Occupy Wall Street occupation site.

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Evangelicals: Alabama's immigration law is anti-Christian, anti-American

National evangelical leaders who recently visited Alabama as part of an "emergency delegation" are denouncing the state's new anti-immigrant law.

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Red Cross strikers win new contract

Striking workers at Red Cross won a tentative agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.

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Occupy El Paso evicted from downtown plaza, seven arrested

Other non-violent protests planned.

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