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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.

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Dori Maynard, Journalism Diversity Advocate, Dies At 56

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Dori Maynard died Tuesday after a battle with lung cancer. Since 2001, she headed the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, which was founded by her father in 1977.

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Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Fisherman In Missing Fish Case

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

What's a tangible object? That question was at the crux of a case about whether a law aimed at preventing document shredding could be applied to other objects — including fish.

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French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Flying Over Paris

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

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Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.

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West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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Planned Netanyahu Speech To Congress Continues To Cause Political Uproar

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

At the heart of the dispute is an Obama administration effort to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to derail it.

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U.S. Steps Up Commitment To Fight Malaria

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a six-year extension of a program to combat malaria around the globe.

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Obama Ups Pressure On GOP Over Homeland Security Funding

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

President Obama participated in a town-hall meeting in Miami with MSNBC, and did an interview with the Spanish language network Telemundo to talk about the issue underlying the stalemate: immigration.

» E-Mail This

Dori Maynard, Journalism Diversity Advocate, Dies At 56

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Dori Maynard died Tuesday after a battle with lung cancer. Since 2001, she headed the Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education, which was founded by her father in 1977.

» E-Mail This

Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Fisherman In Missing Fish Case

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

What's a tangible object? That question was at the crux of a case about whether a law aimed at preventing document shredding could be applied to other objects — including fish.

» E-Mail This

French Authorities Pursue Drones Spotted Flying Over Paris

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Small drones have been seen flying illegally above high-security landmarks in Paris recently. Officials say they don't pose much risk, but the city is still on edge after the Charlie Hebdo attack.

» E-Mail This

Indonesia's New President Runs Into Political Challenges

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Just over three months in office, there are serious questions as to whether Joko Widodo can stand up to the national political elites and their vested interests.

» E-Mail This

West Coast Ports Dispute Caused Collateral Damage, Labor Secretary Says

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 4:09am

Renee Montagne talks to Labor Secretary Tom Perez, who worked closely with the dock workers' union and port owners to negotiate a tentative settlement at 29 West Coast ports.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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Gov. Scott Walker Goes Head-To-Head With Labor Over Right-To-Work

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:47am

Wisconsin Republicans are fast-tracking a "right-to-work" bill to Gov. Scott Walker. The law aims to weaken private sector unions by letting employees opt out of paying dues.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:45am

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing room-only crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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In Hollywood, MLK Delivered A Lesser-Known Speech That Resonates Today

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:45am

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King visited Los Angeles and spoke to a standing-room crowd at Temple Israel. The synagogue honors his legacy by replaying the speech once a year.

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On Net Neutrality, Republicans Pitch Oversight Rather Than Regulation

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:44am

Backers say the net neutrality rules will ensure equal access to the net for content providers. But Republicans in Congress are no fans of FCC Chairman Thomas Wheeler's plan.

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Do Your Veggies Depend On Workers Who Lack Legal Rights?

Thu, 02/26/2015 - 2:42am

Produce growers often rely on workers who are in the U.S. illegally. Some farmers believe that when immigrant workers gain legal status, they tend to leave agriculture. Yet the evidence is disputed.

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