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Calif. legislature will consider health coverage for undocumented

A bill to extend health coverage to all Californians regardless of their immigration status will be among items California's new legislature will consider.

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The CIA backstory needs to be remembered

As the debate on the Feinstein Committee's torture report continues, we need to remember the "backstory."

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UN officials demand prosecutions for U.S. torture

All senior U.S. officials and CIA agents who authorized or carried out torture like waterboarding must be prosecuted, top U.N. officials said Wednesday.

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"I can't breathe" march on Washington to protest police killings

The storm will hit this week when eight mothers of unarmed Black men killed by police will testify Dec. 10 in a House hearing sponsored by Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich.

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Miners' families hope for justice at coming trial

The disaster and the resulting deaths shocked the mining communities of Raleigh and Boone Counties and left the dead miners' families grieving.

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Protesters hit School of the Americas “training” center

The procession of about 1,000 included street theater, giant parade puppets, and musicians and ended at the stage set at the gates of the base.

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Don’t Shoot Coalition condemns police targeting of movement leaders

The Don't Shoot Coalition condemned what it says is the retaliatory arrest of Rasheen Aldridge, a youth leader and member of the Ferguson Commission.

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Lawyers Guild rapidly expands legal support capacity in Ferguson

The National Lawyers Guild, the nation's first racially integrated bar association, is providing several forms of legal support to protesters in Ferguson and nationwide.

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SOA Watch protest links immigration with foreign policy

Pinochet's army in Chile, generals who fueled El Salvador's civil war and murderous paramilitaries in Colombia's drug war have all been trained at the SOA.

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GOP kills Florida solar, takes the sun out of Sunshine State

"Florida already ranks in the bottom half of the nation for energy efficiency, and now will only fall farther behind, costing families and businesses in the process."

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