Category Archives: U.S.


Senate Changes Rules to Curb Filibusters on Obama Appointees


By Associated Press reporter Alan Fram  WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats eased the way for swift approval of President Barack Obama’s current and future nominees on…read more

Government & Civics

Living Wage Resource Guide


As the cost of living goes up in urban centers throughout the country, stagnant wages are making it harder for poor and working class families.…read more

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The Legacy of President John F. Kennedy – 50 Years Later


This November 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Although his young life was tragically cut short, he…read more

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NFL Bullying Case Sparks Debate Over Race, Sport and Culture


Bullying and sports made headlines recently when Jonathan Martin, a 24-year-old offensive lineman for the Miami Dolphins left his team after being tormented by veteran teammate…read more

BullyingSocial Issuessports

World Leaders Demand No-Spying Agreement with U.S.


One of the American government’s largest spying agencies, the NSA, is in hot water over allegations that it monitored the mobile phones of at least…read more

Government & Civics

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