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Brooklyn reps rebuff AIPAC, back Iran deal

Four key congresspeople, three African American and one Latina, representing large concentrations of Jewish voters, came out in support of the Iran deal.


People’s World wins new round of media awards

People's World received a new round of media awards recently for news and opinion-editorial writing.


Today in history: It’s Women’s Equality Day!

On this day 95 years ago, in 1920, after a 72-year struggle, women in the United States won the right to vote.


Here’s why close collaboration between NSA and AT&T matters

New disclosures about the NSA's partnership with AT&T could reignite constitutional challenges to the spy agency's efforts to wiretap the Internet.


Indigenous News: Youth sue U.S. government over climate change

"This lawsuit is made necessary by the at-best schizophrenic, if not suicidal, nature of U.S. climate and energy policy."


Military families and top brass support Iran nuclear deal

"It takes courage to deal with an adversarial country in a peaceful manner, and to instead focus on what joins us together than what tears us apart."


After 54 years, U.S. raises flag in Cuba

A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the U.S. and Cuba.


Black Cat Appreciation Day: the perfect time to adopt

"Black cats are still the least likely to be adopted, and they need people to give them a chance."


Chris Christie’s tunnel tango

What happened to the money after the New Jersey governor killed a new commuter rail tunnel five years ago?


Dominicans speak out for Dominicans of Haitian descent

The friction between Dominicans and Haitians is rooted in a complicated mutual history, in which the U.S. has been a factor.

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