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Songs of civil rights movement ring out at White House

Songs linked to the great social change movements of our times echoed through the White House Feb. 9, with Smokey Robinson, Bob Dylan and other music legends at the microphone.

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Anthem Blue Cross - poster child for urgency of health reform

With its move to raise premiums on individual policyholders in California by up to 39 percent, Anthem Blue Cross enraged customers and elected officials.

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Lorraine Hansberry home gets landmark status

Chicago's City Council has given landmark status to the home of the author/activist who wrote "A Raisin in the Sun."

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Jobs crisis spotlighted at monument built by WPA

DALLAS - At a Robert E. Lee memorial built by the New Deal's WPA government jobs program, an NAACP leader and others called for federal action on jobs.

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Calif. bills would create 140,000 jobs in state

California legislators are putting jobs creation at the top of their agenda.

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Audi green police ad ignites controversy

Audi aired a new car commercial featuring "green police" arresting polluters for environmental infractions. Some see fascist links.

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Clergy: Our country needs immigration reform

National religious leaders have announced a new mobilization that will deliver over 100,000 postcards to members of Congress urging them to pass immigration reform.

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After NLRB vote, senators call to end filibuster rule

President Obama's nomination of labor lawyer Craig Becker to the National Labor Relations Board was squashed in a Republican filibuster in the Senate yesterday.

Immigration raises wages of U.S.-born workers, study shows

A new study by the Economic Policy Institute takes on the idea that immigration is causing a drop in wages of U.S.-born workers.

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Saints win seen as symbol of hope for New Orleans

For New Orleans Saints fans and city residents , becoming Super Bowl champs is more than just about football. It's about surviving and endurance.

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