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Government Shuts Down, Affecting Millions

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The federal government has officially shut down for the first time in 17 years, meaning 800,000 “non-essential” federal employees have been sent home…read more

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Judge Rules New York’s “Stop and Frisk” Unfairly Targets Minorities

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Recently, a federal judge declared that New York City’s “Stop and Frisk” policy was unconstitutional because it unfairly targets minority men. When making her decision,…read more

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Detroit Residents Resilient in the Face of Bankruptcy

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Download video On July 18, Detroit, Mich., became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Because of the city’s budget woes, Detroit residents…read more

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Political Cartoons Make an Art out of Controversy

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While the adage goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” a good political cartoon is often worth many more. When a skilled cartoonist puts…read more

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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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