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In 6-3 decision, Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act

"After more than 50 votes in Congress to repeal this law, after multiple challenges to this law before the Supreme Court, the Affordable Care Act is here to stay."

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Picturesque ruins tell forgotten history in Florida

Hidden behind thick live oak trees and palmetto palms, large coquina walls and archways tell the story of slavery and Indian removal in Florida.

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Chicagoans rally for an end to racist violence

After reading the names and short biographies of the slain, the mournful airs gave way to determination as the emcees brought forth speakers from the crowd.

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Indigenous news: WNBA and Native heritage, hula protest, lacrosse comeback

Braids flying, sticks scooping, American Indian lacrosse players of all ages bring back a tradition that's more than a game.

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Today in LGBTQ history: Stonewall Inn made historic landmark


Today the  Stonewall Inn, site of the historic rebellion for LGBTQ rights was made a landmark by New York City's Landmarks Preservation Committee. The vote was unanimous. 

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As mayors meet in San Francisco, ending racist violence is a theme

One issue kept resurfacing: how to confront and deal with the virulent racism that remains a current in U.S. life.

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Connecticut legislators - Whose side are they on?

Will thousands of kids be denied medical care, youth programs and adequate schools, or will corporate tax-dodgers be forced to pay their taxes?

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In Charleston, a city comes together in wake of racist killings

Twenty thousand people came together on a bridge in Charleston, marching in the name of love and unity against racist violence that took the lives of nine people in a historic black church. .

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S. Carolina leaders call for removing Confederate flag from statehouse grounds

The Confederate flag features prominently in photos of the white youth arrested and charged with the murders.

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Today in history: Olympic runner Wilma Rudolph born 75 years ago

"My doctors told me I would never walk again,  my mother told me I would; I believed my mother."

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