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Dems face challenge in holding N. Dakota seat

Why would a state like this, which hasn't had a Republican senator in 24 years, even conside replacing a liberal populist with a right-wing Republican?

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Songs of civil rights movement ring out at White House

Songs linked to the great social change movements of our times echoed through the White House Feb. 9, with Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and other music legends at the microphone.

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Lorraine Hansberry home gets landmark status

Chicago's City Council has given landmark status to the home of the author/activist who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun."

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Star-studded telethon aims to raise millions for Haiti

"Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" will appear on more than 25 networks tonight at 8 p.m. ET.

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Radical folk music pioneer dies at 88

Bess Lomax Hawes, a member of the famous Lomax family of folklorists and of the legendary Almanac Singers, died Nov. 27 at the age of 88.

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Poultry companies on trial in film and courtroom

Don McCorkell, a former Oklahoma state representative, has made a compelling film that will make you think twice before you buy your next chicken wing.

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Online campaign targets Murdoch on Fox racism

A campaign by ColorOfChange.org is targeting Fox News owner Rupert Murdoch for backing race-baiting attacks on President Obama by Fox's Glenn Beck.

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