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Peaceful Ferguson protests could spark new civil rights movement

What is now known as Ferguson October could go down in the history books as the spark that ignited the new civil rights movement.

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Progressive mayors lead campaign to hike minimum wage

They also committed their cities to raise minimum wages, but said a national effort is needed.

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GOP to America: “Be very, very afraid this Halloween!”

Republicans have adopted a Halloween-themed campaign strategy that they hope will incite voters to run screaming from Democrats.

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Nurses: Ebola threat requires emergency presidential action

With concern escalating bout the threat of a wider Ebola outbreak, National Nurses United today called on Obama to "invoke his executive authority."

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Nurses say U.S. hospitals not ready to tackle Ebola

As the Ebola crisis appears to grow more serious, some 4,000 nurses got on a national conference call sponsored by the NNU to discuss the response at their hospitals.

In wake of Ferguson, Baltimore examines police practices

Baltimore is among the many cities in the country examining its police performance in the wake of the Aug. 9 killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.

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Judicial system and democratic rights at stake in 2014 elections

Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.

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Environmental leader David Beach issues urgent call to action

"Overcome the temptation of the present generation to pass the problem onto future generations."

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Message to retirees: vote in self-defense

New Hampshire senior citizens, their families, and neighbors should do their homework and vote in self-defense on November 4.

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"Nuclear option" used against Philly teachers

News stories have documented the ravaging of the district's finances by local banks and out-of-town educational consulting companies.

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