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Musician, filmmaker, humanitarian, Michael Franti, is recognized as a pioneering force using music as a vehicle for positive change as well as his unforgettable, high energy shows with his band,...
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U.S. Magistrate Judge David Waxse issued a 26-page order March 20 in which he gave Gordon 30 days to show good cause as to why the suit shouldn’t be dismissed. Rogers indicated Gordon’s complaint...
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PHOENIX (AP) — A bill that would require Arizona law enforcement agencies to temporarily keep secret the names of police officers who shoot suspects will become law or be rejected Monday. Gov. Doug...
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The best repertory and art-house screenings, special presentations, lectures, and limited engagements in Toronto. Best Foreign Language Film has long been one of the Oscars’ most fraught categories,...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The mayor of Indianapolis says the city will fight not to be defined by the state's new religious objections law. Mayor Greg Ballard called Monday for the Legislature to repeal...
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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence holds a news conference on Thursday. (Michael Conroy/Associated Press) In the opening paragraphs of his astute and accessible explanation of why Indiana’s religious freedom...
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Every day I type two words: Ban frats. It's an ironic, Internet-speak way of saying, "Oh my God, read what stupid thing the latest group of twentysomething fraternity bros got caught doing." These...
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Thousands of marchers, many singing “We Shall Overcome” or “This Little Light of Mine,” turned out Sunday to retrace the steps their forebears took half a century ago on the infamous Edmund Pettus...
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As a kid, I'd make a face when it was announced that everyone at the Passover table was free to add a personal observation or commentary on the story of the holiday, which begins Friday...
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi could sell bonds to borrow $250 million to fund a list of projects in Senate Bill 2906. Some additional projects are contained in House Bill 1630. They include $18...
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On and off for over 40 years, I have had the privilege of roaming around the West Wing of the White House, usually as a member of the staff, sometimes as a journalist or visitor. For all that time,...
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... NEWS) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence continued Sunday to try to counteract the deluge of criticism against a controversial law aimed at protecting people's religious freedoms, saying it wasn't...
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's election is in some ways a referendum on President Goodluck Jonathan's record on the economy, power shortages and corruption, but for residents of...
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Police union leaders and city officials in Ferguson, Missouri, have continued to kick back against a damning report from the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that revealed routine violation of black...
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Caroline Dorn resigned as the student president of the Hillel chapter at Muhlenberg College to protest Hillel International’s restrictions against hosting speakers who are critical of Israel. Dorn...
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In 1993, Rosa Parks attended the dedication of the middle school in Olney named in her honor. To today’s students at the school, that’s practically ancient history, so their knowledge of the civil...
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Michelle Obama Declares, ‘Black Girls Rock!’ First Lady Michelle Obama, left, waves while standing on stage with Making A Difference award winners, from left, Kaya Thomas, Chental-Song Bembry and...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's Republican legislative leaders said Monday they're working on adding language to a new state law to make it clear that it doesn't allow discrimination against gays and...
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LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Today, Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal, CEO of Affirm, chairman of Yelp and Glow, and director at Yahoo!, condemned Arkansas’ discriminatory H.B. 1228 (Conscience...
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The family of a Tulsa man shot and left paralyzed by a security guard is speaking out for the first time since the February shooting. They are asking for additional investigation into the case after...
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