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U.S. and Cuba come to table to talk mutual compensation

State Department spokesperson John Kirby regards "resolution of outstanding claims" as a top priority for normalization.

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John Trudell: Another warrior for Native rights passes on

Another dauntless advocate of American Indian activism has walked on with the passing of Native rights stalwart John Trudell.

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All GOP frontrunners whistling the same tune as Trump

It's not that they dislike Trump's tune. The right wing GOP honchos think it's just swell. But Trump is playing it too loud.

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Today in history: Tom Hayden turns 76 (that’s the spirit!)

In addition to being an editorial board member and columnist for The Nation, Hayden regularly publishes his commentary in other major media.

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Chicago activists see “window of opportunity” to push for police reform

The number of demonstrators has grown steadily since the release of the video of Laquan McDonald's murder. Organizers are hoping they will soon reach a critical mass.

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San Francisco residents demand police chief’s resignation over Mario Woods shooting

Chants such as "Our community is under attack. What do we do? Stand up fight back" rang out in front of City Hall.

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Segregationists should be disqualified from the Supreme Court!

The vilest things are coming from the mouths of arch-segregationists, including the bunch that sits on the United States Supreme Court.

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Jury finds Oklahoma cop guilty of assaults on 13 black women

One victim highlighted the dilemma she faced after the assault: "What am I going to do? Call the cops? He was a cop."

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U.S. has its own history of exporting terrorism

In the U.S., terrorism means one thing post-9/11. In Latin America, it has meant something else.

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Syrian refugees more welcome in Wisconsin than Walker?

Despite conservative cajoling, voters recognized that Scott Walker just wasn't presidential material.

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