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This week in history: The SS Andrea Doria sinks off Nantucket

Unanswered questions about the tragedy, and questions of cause and blame, have haunted survivors and investigators for 60 years.

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AFL-CIO leaders: Orlando attack aimed at Latinos too

"This was more than just an attack on the LGBTQ community; the victims were overwhelmingly young and Latino."

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Orlando: A hate crime against the gay community

This worst-ever mass shooting in American history was first and foremost a homophobic crime of hate against the nation's LGBTQIA community.

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Report: Fatal crash wouldn’t have happened with proper backup

Unions and workers have been campaigning for years to keep 2-person crews on all freight and passenger trains, citing safety reasons.

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Mother of 27-year-old Navy vet: Virginia Beach police “executed my baby”

Gina Best said there are no words to describe her devastating grief after her daughter was shot and killed in a hail of bullets.

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First Trinity Baptist becomes an oasis during Flint water crisis

"It's very pricey and taxing to our community - it's like you're a prisoner to the situation: you pay your bills, but you don't get your water... It's awful."

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Allegiant Air pilot fired for evacuating passengers from smoking plane

"The single most important responsibility a pilot has is to protect the safety of his passengers and flight crew."

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Trial of coal criminal Blankenship finally begins

Don Blankenship, the accused coal criminal and former CEO of Massey's Upper Big Branch Mine, may finally face justice.

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Blankenship to finally face justice for 29 miners’ deaths?

The accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, may finally face justice this coming month.

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The way to remember 9/11: Restore workers’ rights and the Constitution

It seems that in the intervening years, the country as a whole - and its political leaders in particular - have forgotten about this attack and its victims.

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