April

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FOX-y move? Koch brothers may buy major U.S. newspapers

The far-right billionaire Koch brothers are reportedly seeking to buy The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, and five other daily newspapers.

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Detroit needs emergency action, not an emergency manager

Detroit is far from the only community feeling the shock of the economic crisis.

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Social Security advocate says bigger cost-of-living raises needed

Nancy Altman told lawmakers that instead of considering how to cut the cost of living adjustments, Social Security should adopt an alternative inflation measure.

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Students strike vs. standardized tests, school closings (with video)

High school students went on strike today, refusing to participate in the second day of standardized testing.

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After Boston Marathon bombings, tears and questions remain

The federal government charged the 19-year-old today with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill three people and wound more than 200. If convicted, Tsarnaev could face the death penalty.

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Texas explosion aftermath: Willie Nelson to hold benefit show

A fertilizer plant in West, Texas exploded on April 17, killing 15 and injuring hundreds more.

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“This is only round one,” Obama says, after gun curbs fail

"All in all, this was a pretty shameful day for Washington."

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Video: Protest targets senator as immigration bill progresses

Among the 11 million undocumented immigrants are 1.4 million Koreans who suffer many of the same low paid jobs, fear of deportation, as their Latino counterparts. 

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Texas fertilizer plant inspection long overdue

Last night an enormous explosion rocked this small town situated near Waco, killing 15 and injuring hundreds.

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Indefatigable peace leader readies for big teleconference

Judith LeBlanc has been working non-stop over the last 10 years to end U.S.wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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