U.S. News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Rudy-Lozano300x400.jpg

Rudy Lozano remembered as fighter for immigrant, worker rights

CHICAGO - There were tears, laughter, poetry and song as family and friends gathered June 8 to remember the life and legacy of Rudy Lozano Sr.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-SidneyPoitier465x300.jpg

Today in black history: Actor Sidney Poitier born

Born to Bahamian parents in Miami, Fla., while they were selling produce from their island farm, Poitier began life in humble working-class circumstances, which he never forgot.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-debate-pic.jpg

Seeing Red: Huffington Post debates Communist influence in U.S.

Is communism still relevant to American politics?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-az-voter-registration.jpg

Tea party targets 10 million Latinos for vote suppression

Tea party affiliated groups have added voter suppression efforts to their long-standing anti-immigrant policies, Latino leaders charge.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-walmartwarehouse520x300.jpg

Walmart warehouse workers strike for workplace safety

Workers employed by a southern California Walmart subcontractor are the latest to launch a protest for their rights.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ryanpants520x300.jpg

Ryan perfects the Big Lie

At his party's convention in Tampa last night GOP Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan rolled out, Orwellian-style, what just might be the biggest lie yet in the 2012 election campaign.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-headstartkids520x300.jpg

Romney's welfare lies hide his plan to slash work support

Romney launched attacks on President Obama's approach to welfare, analysts say, to deflect attention from his own budget proposals to gut programs that make it possible for people to seek employment.

Tea party takes a beating in Arizona

Voters in southern Arizona's Republican-leaning 8th Congressional District resoundingly defeated the candidate who threatened to abolish Social Security and Medicare.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-walmartworkers.jpg

Shrimp workers exploited and enslaved at Walmart warehouse

Two thousand shrimp workers from Cambodia and Myanmar suffered human rights abuses and indentured servitude at the hands of Walmart.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-lugar.jpg

With Lugar defeat GOP races farther right

Lugar's defeat is seen as a loss to advocates for a sensible foreign policy.

1 2 3 4 517