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Obama not waiting for Congress, curbs bus and truck emissions

The new plan will reduce by 20 percent heat-trapping emissions from truck and bus tailpipes.


Ohio’s Fisher slams Senate opponent on jobs

In a blistering attack, Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate said Rob Portman, his Republican opponent, had "sold out American workers."


Senators confident on votes to lift Cuba travel ban

There are enough votes in the Senate to lift the travel ban that now bars U.S. citizens from traveling to Cuba, key Republican and Democratic senators say.


EPA to toughen air pollution standards

The Environmental Protection Agency today announced it would seek to dramatically cut air pollution in 31 eastern states and as far west as Texas and Oklahoma.


Communist Party USA: 90 years of activism for socialism, democracy and peace

The Communist Party USA is celebrating its 90th anniversary. During the past nine decades it has been in the vanguard of the movement for progressive social change. Beginning in the 1920s, Communists have played central roles in the labor, civil rights and immigrant rights movements.


10 years after the ‘Battle in Seattle’

SEATTLE (PAI)—Ten years ago on Nov. 30, 1999, 50,000 people protested a meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Seattle.

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