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Snowden Granted Asylum in Russia

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Click to download video Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who is wanted in the U.S. for leaking secret information about the NSA’s domestic surveillance…read more

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Prisoners Become Peacemakers at San Quentin

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California’s San Quentin State Prison has an infamous reputation for being overcrowded, dangerous, and home to some criminals considered to be the “worst of the…read more

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In L.A., Community Engagement Helps Reduce Gun Violence

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On the most dangerous streets of Los Angeles, Calif., “gun violence equals gang violence,” says Police Chief Charlie Beck of the Los Angeles Police Department…read more

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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

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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

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Justice Department May Act in Zimmerman Case

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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

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