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Bernie Sanders uses signatures, not money, to get on Texas ballot

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has been petitioning for ballot status all over the Lone Star state, and the payoff is now.

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New Yorkers join worldwide climate marchers

New Yorkers joined hundreds of thousands around the world who are showing solidarity with the climate demonstrators in Paris.

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Confederate "flaggers" fight for twisted history

A slim majority of whites with a college degree see the Confederate flag as a symbol of heritage and pride, while 41 percent see it as a racist symbol.

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Chicago police chief sacked, Mayor Emanuel flees to Paris

It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.

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"Honor" at Sequim High: changing the rules as rulers saw fit

My de facto campaign manager was my younger sister, Susan, who conceived my campaign slogan: "Dave Beck can go to heck."

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All eyes are on Paris

We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.

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Today in history: Rosa Parks takes a stand by sitting down

Rosa Parks risked physical abuse, arrest and jail because she was part of a growing movement of African Americans sick and tired of discrimination and racism.

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November election results: Not as good in Virginia as in Louisiana

The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.

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Chicago protesters demand Mayor Emanuel's resignation

Leaders in the pursuit of justice say demonstrations will continue: there is such profound distrust and alienation from the police in the neighborhoods most affected.

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Los Angeles climate change action: "Our planet, our health!"

In Los Angeles, hundreds of activists, environmentalists, union members and community groups staged an unprecedented march and rally as part of worldwide global climate actions.

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