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Memorial for 3 Muslim students calls for end to hate, ignorance

There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.

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Trumka: Injunction against Obama’s immigration action a temporary setback

A federal judge in Texas Monday temporarily blocked President Obama's November executive action on immigration.

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A lynching in New Orleans

How recent these events! How deeply seared in living human memory!

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Ban on travel to Cuba still in place

The Cuban 5 are free, and difficult but promising negotiations have been going on in Havana about the restoration of full diplomatic relations.

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Adjunct Prof. Leleua Loupe’s office: the trunk of her car

"At the beginning of the semester," explains historian and lecturer Leleua Loupe, "students don't know history or understand the world around them."

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Arrest increases call for political reform in New York State

The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver is only the latest in a series of events that has raised the volume on calls for ethics and political reform in New York.

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Have a heart, Wendy’s! Valentine’s Day weekend of action

Of the largest fast food corporations in the country, Wendy's alone is the only one that has refused to join the Fair Food Program.

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Justices could increase big-money hold on state courts

Most voters know little about judicial candidates. Money influences judicial campaigns far more than it does campaigns for Congress.

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Native children assaulted by a group of South Dakota hockey fans

"The actions of the men in the VIP suite was despicable, humiliating and devastating to these children's well-being and safety."

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“Healthy Florida” plan may expand Medicaid in Sunshine State

Scott's support for expansion is very carefully limited, however.

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