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Indiana HIV epidemic underscores value of syringe services programs

The Foundation for AIDS Research has released a new brief that underscores the importance of syringe service programs.

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Dead at 28, Sandra Bland's Texas dream turned nightmare

According to federal statistics, an African-American driver is 31 percent more likely to be pulled over for a traffic citation.

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To Mother Emanuel’s Denmark Vesey: your fight goes on!

Fighting off racist attacks is nothing new for the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C.

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Nine dead after hate crime in historic S.C. black church

The gunman stayed for nearly an hour at the prayer meeting Wednesday night before shooting the victims - six females and three males.

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Republicans lying about train safety funding

By mid-day Thursday, at least seven people were dead with more than 200 injured, in the wake of Tuesday's Amtrak train derailment.

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Baltimore United for Change takes root

As Freddie Gray lay dying in Maryland Shock Trauma Center, a group of activists was planning to curb police brutality in Baltimore.

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Today in history: Philadelphia police bomb MOVE 30 years ago

In 1985, Philadelphia police dropped a bomb on a residential building, resulting in a massive fire that left 11 persons dead including five children.

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Mine owner could get up to 30 years for West Virginia deaths

"When safety standards are cut, miners die. It's that simple. Let's not get to that point."

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California labor: "There are no jobs on a dead planet"

The largest march against fracking in U.S. history included labor, indigenous rights, climate activists and many other groups.

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American Indians oppose glorification of Andrew Jackson

 Native Americans are oppposing the campaign of local historians and an organization to raise the infamous Indian killer, Andrew Jackson to the status of a "great president." 

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