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2015/07/04 07:58
2015/07/04 07:58
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... was the nation's best-known crusader against slavery in the 1800s. Born a slave in Maryland, he managed to escape to the North in 1838 and settled in Rochester, New York, where he was...
2015/07/04 07:58
2015/07/04 07:58
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2015/07/03 22:22
2015/07/03 22:22
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... Life magazine photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt. The identity of the kissers has been the cause of considerable controversy over the last 70 years, with dozens of men and women claiming to...
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2015/07/03 19:21
2015/07/03 19:21
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... them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men...
2015/07/03 09:30
2015/07/03 09:30
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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the name so common now-a-day in Liberia. The mothers and fathers who lack means to provide for the home, no money to send them to school, no food on the table, no pipe-borne...
2015/07/03 00:46
2015/07/03 00:46
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... of the activists in our home state who have been so committed to advancing this important cause. I join them in celebrating and taking pride in this historic decision. “In 2004, I rallied on...
2015/07/02 20:39
2015/07/02 20:39
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... in thatch, mulch and other sources of organic matter, is well known to scientists and is common in woody substrates such as bark mulch used in landscaping. But it had not been reported...
2015/07/02 11:39
2015/07/02 11:39
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... parts of the United States, summer thunderstorms across the Great Plains are most common after sunset. Much of the rain comes from medium-size weather systems and resulting...
2015/07/02 07:03
2015/07/02 07:03
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... workers have been exposed to unsafe levels of lead in electronics manufacturing is unclear because the sampling was so much more limited. “There are not enough government protections for the...
2015/07/01 12:09
2015/07/01 12:09
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... we are now,” she said. “But there was a complete lack of understanding of the existence and common humanity of gay people.” What changed, in other words, wasn’t the Constitution—it was the...
2015/07/01 11:44
2015/07/01 11:44
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... breeding grounds for the flies, which serve as a vector for the parasitic protozoans that cause sleeping sickness. Infection, which begins with fever and fatigue, can cause neurological...
2015/07/01 04:26
2015/07/01 04:26
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... the Arizona commission. Kathay Feng, national redistricting director for the liberal Common Cause, said efforts to use initiatives to alter how district boundaries are drawn are under...
2015/06/30 03:59
2015/06/30 03:59
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... freely tell anyone, “There are consequences of tinkering with time,” but tinker we must because the world – planet Earth -- is spinning slower. So tonight at 7:59:60 p.m. EDT, the Senior...
2015/06/29 12:30
2015/06/29 12:30
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Monrovia Central Prison (MCP). This prison operated at more than twice its 375-person capacity because of the large number of pretrial detainees. The MCP population of 818 individuals included 14...
2015/06/29 10:34
2015/06/29 10:34
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... line in the process? While there are no national statistics on whether motorists or cyclists cause more deaths, an Arizona study found that 44 percent of deaths in bike/car crashes were the...
2015/06/27 21:33
2015/06/27 21:33
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Tucker's visit coincides with the a big festival that runs May 28 to May 31. Software glitch can cause iPhones to crashSoftware glitch can cause iPhones to crash A newly-discovered glitch in...
2015/06/27 15:19
2015/06/27 15:19
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... in this country, a great deal of time is devoted to responding to symptoms rather than root causes. That may help explain why racism keeps repeating itself. In February 2013, Sigma Alpha...
2015/06/26 18:06
2015/06/26 18:06
7d
... something if I could buy, I'd buy it," Beam said. Why can't he buy it? Because of Pennsylvania's fireworks sales law — a law that rivals our state's alcohol sales...
2015/06/25 23:20
2015/06/25 23:20
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... the Rockville, Md., courthouse. (Petula Dvorak/The Washington Post) The danger is leaving common sense behind and entering an era of historic whitewashing. To see what others thought, I...
2015/06/25 01:20
2015/06/25 01:20
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... the flag from its state capitol grounds Wednesday, and political leaders in Virginia, Maryland, Tennessee and North Carolina have moved to remove Confederate flag symbols from their...
2015/06/23 19:20
2015/06/23 19:20
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... small percentage have applied, and the deadline for doing so was June 17. “The passion of this cause has really brought us out of our comfort zones,” said Giles Charleston, 43, a consultant in...
2015/07/04 07:58
2015/07/04 07:58
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