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Actions planned in D.C. to end blockade of Cuba

The International Committee for Peace, Justice and Dignity is returning to Washington next month to increase pressure on President Obama.

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Senate GOP disses American voters

Senate Republicans are flipping off the President of the United States by refusing to conduct a confirmation hearing for his nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Running Michigan like a business: Flint’s children damaged for life

The EPA tried over and over again to get Snyder to take measures that would neutralize the lead leaching into the water from the pipes.

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Today in history: The Stamp Act repealed in 1766

The Act was a taxation measure enacted to raise revenues for a standing British army in America.

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U.S.-Cuba direct mail service resumes

News of improved Cuban-American relations has been hitting the fast lane recently, benefiting citizens of both nations.

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Overseas commentators equate Trumpism with racist nationalism in Europe

A growing number of foreign diplomats are complaining to U.S. government officials about Donald Trump.

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Black Flint Rising: After the fix, will injustice remain?

"My fear is in two years, pipes will be fixed but all the injustices that brought this about will remain."

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Shifting U.S. immigration policy helps some families, but it’s not enough

Efforts to bring some sanity and humanity into U.S. immigration policy are stalled in Congress and the courts.

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PW in the streets: Urgent issues for the next president

Many issues are being addressed on the campaign trails, but which topics are most important to voters? 

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New study enumerates barriers to those with criminal records

The effect of a criminal record doesn't end with jobs. Food stamps and affordable housing restrictions also dog ex-convicts' ability to reintegrate into society.

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