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Sept. 11: Continuing to mourn the dead, fight for the living

Tammy Johnson from Saratoga, N.Y. pays her respects to the thousands of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack at the site where the World Trade Center once stood.


Maines senate race in play

LEWISTON, Maine — The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) has become a prime point of controversy in a hard-fought contest as Democratic Representative Tom Allen challenges Republican Senator Susan Collins for the Senate seat she has held since 1996.

Alaskans debunk governors record

Anne Kilkenny, a resident of Wasilla, Alaska, who says she has known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin since childhood, wrote in a widely circulated email that Palin is known in the state as “Sarah Barracuda” because of her “unbridled ambition and predatory ruthlessness.”

A good reason to donate

It was the creation of the labor movement that brought about decent living standards, “the weekend” and the “middle class” in the United States and countries around the world.

Michigan: door-by-door battleground

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Any way you shake out the electoral math, Michigan may be the key to a winning scenario for Barack Obama and Joe Biden. While Kerry won the state by four points in 2004, no one in the Obama campaign is taking the state for granted.