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Pentagon commemoration of Vietnam War far from complete

The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.

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Chicagoans stand with Baltimore against police violence

Peaceful demonstrators gathered at a police station in the Windy City last night, giving voice to millions across the country.

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Today in history: North Carolina’s Moral Monday launched in 2013

On this date in 2013, the first Moral Monday was held in Raleigh, the North Carolina state capital.

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Freddie Gray's death lit another fuse, this time it's Baltimore

Freddie Gray's name tragically joins the seemingly endless list of young African American men brutally murdered at the hands of police.

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Rapid rise in super PACs dominated by single donors

A growing number of political committees have become instruments of single donors.

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Lee Cain: he kept his eyes on the prize

Lee Cain was a powerful orator who had toiled for years at the Dodge Main plant and was a leader of the Black Caucus of the UAW.

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Obama recommends taking Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorism

On Tuesday, Obama recommended that Cuba be removed from The U.S. State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism List."

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Hillary Clinton announces: “I’m running for president!”

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president a second time.

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History in the making: Obama and Castro meet face to face

"The Cold War has been over for a long time," said Obama; "I'm not interested in having battles that started before I was born."

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Today in history: The Civil War ends

The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.

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