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Justice demanded for Mario Woods, victim of San Francisco police

"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."

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Trump trying to sell himself as America’s strongman protector

If you listened very closely to the Republican debate last night you could've picked up one or two nuggets that actually reflected reality, but that made the session all the more scary.

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U.S. and Cuba come to table to talk mutual compensation

State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.

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San Francisco residents demand police chief’s resignation over Mario Woods shooting

Chants such as "Our community is under attack. What do we do? Stand up fight back" rang out in front of City Hall.

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Segregationists should be disqualified from the Supreme Court!

The vilest things are coming from the mouths of arch-segregationists, including the bunch that sits on the United States Supreme Court.

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Today in history: Bicentennial of pioneer feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an abolitionist and leading figure of the early women's movement.

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Many right-wingers defeated at the polls this year

The American people as a whole can take hope from the fact that right wingers across the U.S. are facing stronger and stronger challenges - many were defeated Tuesday.

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Today in history: First American woman ambassador appointed

On this date in 1949, Helen Eugenie Moore Anderson became the first woman to hold the post of U.S. ambassador when she was sworn in by Truman.

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Changes in Wisconsin’s John Doe law protect corrupt politicians

Legislative changes in 2016 can render Walker impotent and in three years restore Wisconsin to social sanity.

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Nine governors ask Congress to end Cuba blockade

A letter sent to the House and Senate leadership emphasizes the benefits, including to agriculture, of increasing U.S. trade with Cuba.

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