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A protest against the verdict in the Zimmerman trial in Washington, D.C.

Trayvon Martin Case Provokes Justice and Race Debate


On the night of February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed in a Florida neighborhood while on his way home from a…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

Justice Department May Act in Zimmerman Case


Click to download video Late Saturday evening, a jury in Florida found George Zimmerman not-guilty of second degree murder in the killing of 17-year-old Trayvon…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

Myanmar Farmers at Risk from Government Land Seizures


Click to download video In the Asian country of Myanmar, also known as Burma, farmers are facing the destruction of their family’s homeland as the…read more

Government & CivicsWorldWorld & Geography

Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Gay Rights


Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued two rulings on the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. In a victory for gay rights activists, the Supreme Court…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

European Leaders React to Alleged NSA Spying


Click to download video Former CIA contractor Edward Snowden has leaked more information about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance activity, alleging that the U.S.…read more

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