U.S. News

Cheers for our side!

Cheers and jeers: Frogs and workers? Texas turning blue? Republicans going Green? Obama a Communist? and more.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Hazmat2.jpg

Oil spill workers report illness, possible long term effects

Cleanup workers are getting sick and health professionals are warning about the long term effects on everyone, including the general population.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ruth1.jpg

Ruth Emerson, civil rights leader

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Judges and lawyers, professors and educators, family and friends all spoke fondly of Ruth Calvin Emerson at the celebration of her life held at the New Haven Peoples Center on June 26.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-MarcusShelbyJazz.JPG

Jazz fest hears preview of tribute to Dr. King

SAN FRANCISCO - For some years now, bassist, composer, band leader and educator Marcus Shelby has been bringing to musical life some of the most dramatic and significant episodes in American freedom and civil rights struggles.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ArizonaVigilCROP.jpg

Justice Department sues Arizona on immigration law

The Obama administration and the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit July 6 to block the implementation of Arizona's controversial anti-immigrant law signed by the states Republican governor in April.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-NOW.jpg

Women’s movement energized at national meet

BOSTON - National Organization for Women President Terry O'Neill challenged feminist activists to block new attacks on Social Security and abortion rights, and elect women who will fight for women.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-pride4.jpg

NYC Pride: Celebrating and militant

Manhattan's LGBT pride march, the largest and oldest in the nation, and one of the largest in the world, capped off a the June 19-27th Pride Week.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gayequality.jpg

Pride parade celebrates, presses for equality

Thousands thronged the streets here June 26 and 27, enjoying the 40th anniversary of this city's Gay Pride celebration with brilliant rainbow-hued costumes, musical and theatrical events, and just plain fun.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-califprotest.jpg

Disabled protest Calif. budget cuts

For the second time in five weeks, dozens of men and women with disabilities and their caregivers camped out for days on a grassy traffic island here last week, protesting Republican Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's plan to slash funding.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-march.jpg

GOP says no to jobless benefits, groups plan D.C. march

How do you trim a bill to provide unemployment benefits to laid-off workers in the millionaires' club of the U.S. Senate?

173 74 75 76 7784