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President's delay on immigration action allows crisis to deepen

Despite his anger, U.S. Rep Luis Gutiérrez (D, Il.) said people should not allow their disgust regarding inaction on immigration reform to keep them from voting in November.

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Homeless youth need support now more than ever

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act,, which has provided funding for services to youth experiencing homelessness across the nation.

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Peaceful immigration reform protesters target White House, get arrested

"Is this what we have come to? Divided up, as working people, based on where we came from? The president must halt the 1,000 daily deportations."

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade organizers invite LGBT group to march

Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they're ending a ban and allowing a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

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Burger King’s new Whopper puts the bite on U.S. taxpayers

Next time you consider chomping into a Burger King Whopper, you might think about the bite this fast food giant is trying to take out of the American taxpayer.

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Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!

"The concentration of wealth in too few hands and growing inequality is hitting hard at working families."

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Arizona voters dump two right-wingers

The majority of Arizonans were delighted to see the state's incumbent attorney general, Tom Horne, and Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Huppenthal, defeated.

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"Good boss" returns at Market Basket: A reason to celebrate?

"These workers deserve a guarantee that livelihoods will not be jeopardized by a change in management."

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On the other side of Ferguson, a different kind of protest

Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.

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U.S. schools more segregated than in 1954

The new segregation, by class and income, harms students just as the old state-legalized segregation in the Solid South did.

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