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Illinois mom battles banks profiting from drug trade

HSBC enabled drug cartels to wash their billions of tear- and blood-soaked dollars through its global operations, and they aren't the only bank involved.

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Floridians rally to end occupation of Gaza

100 Floridians from throughout central and south Florida gathered to hold a demonstration calling for the end of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

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Today in history: President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

One of the best-known speeches in American history, it was delivered by Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War, November 19, 1863, at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery

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In Massachusetts, Warren race a ground operation

In the central Massachusetts region, the city of Worcester and Worcester County are seen as crucial to the race.

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Arctic sea ice hits lowest levels ever

Arctic sea ice has now reached its lowest extent ever recorded, becoming a real harbinger of climate change.

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Today in labor history: Nat Turner begins anti-slavery revolt

On Aug. 21, 1831 Nat Turner begins a bloody slave revolt in Southampton County, Va., killing about 60 whites and freeing slaves along the way. It is considered the largest revolt of enslaved people in U.S. history.

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Thousands of fish dead as Midwest waters heat up

As the blazing summer temperatures heat up lakes and streams, the number of fish affected -- including endangered species -- has come as an unpleasant surprise to concerned scientists.

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The V-word Ohio GOP doesn't want you to hear

CLEVELAND - "Vote! - that is the other V-word they don't want to hear," Kellie Copeland told a crowd of 150 at a forum on the War on Women here Tuesday.

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Community members stand up for soldiers’ right to heal

A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.

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Chicago activists protest Heartland Institute conference

Over a dozen environmental activists gathered to protest the Heartland Institute, which put up ads comparing environmentalists to the Unabomber.

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