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Public education key issue in Philly mayoral race

This year's election is not shaping up as your "normal" off year primary in the City of Brotherly Love.

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People’s World receives top honors from Illinois Woman’s Press Association

The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.

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Rapid rise in super PACs dominated by single donors

A growing number of political committees have become instruments of single donors.

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San Francisco tenants fight back against unjust evictions

A broad coalition of housing rights and community organizations is launching a campaign to educate renters about their legal rights.

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Today in history: 50th anniversary of first national march against Vietnam War

On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.

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Obama recommends taking Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorism

On Tuesday, Obama recommended that Cuba be removed from The U.S. State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism List."

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South Dakota American Indians win in landmark child welfare case

Many here say the federal government should, as it did in the South in the1950's, send in the federal troops. Let it be Indian troops.

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Hillary Clinton announces: “I’m running for president!”

Hillary Rodham Clinton announced Sunday that she is running for president a second time.

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Today in history: A step forward for disability rights movement

On this date in 1990, exactly 25 years ago, a graphic designer named Dan Wilkins founded a firm called The Nth Degree.

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History in the making: Obama and Castro meet face to face

"The Cold War has been over for a long time," said Obama; "I'm not interested in having battles that started before I was born."

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