Startling new revelations have emerged in the case of Trayvon Martin, adding to the national outrage over his murder.
Martin's family hopes that the federal government will be able to bring justice to what many around this state see as a blatantly racist miscarriage of justice.
The plaintiffs had sought a judgment to stop Monsanto from suing them for growing crops containing genes patented by the company.
Apple made over $14 billion in the fourth quarter of last year alone - yet workers in companies that supply its products overseas, particularly in China are paid low wages
The couple met on a blind date and fell in love. No family, especially one with two young children, should have to face so much adversity in order to stay united, they say.
They came to celebrate election victories in Ohio and across the country, the surging recall campaign in Wisconsin and the spreading Occupy movement.
Republicans on the committee favor closing the deficits entirely by cutting spending, including Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
Advocates say nearly three-quarters of California's four million people with no health coverage are people of color, with Latinos making up nearly 60 percent of the total uninsured.
Nearly 2,000 federal prisoners will be eligible for early release as result of a bill that changes the sentencing for crack cocaine to be closer to the penalties for powdered cocaine.
"This is the largest prisoner strike of any kind in recent US history," says Ron Ahnen of California Prison Focus.