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Attorney General Eric Holder told the audience at the annual National Action Network convention in New York April 9 that he and the president had faced “ugly and divisive adversity.” Photo by J. Countess/Getty Images Today in the...
Democrats push for a constitutional amendment in Florida that would make it the first Southern state to legalize medical marijuana. They hope the measure will galvanize young voters who have a historically weak turnout in non-presidential election...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: It might never have occurred to you, but a single round-trip flight between Chicago and Frankfurt, Germany burns about 3.5 tons of carbon dioxide. That’s- about what a medium-sized car in the United...
A new U.N. report on climate change released Sunday warns that humans have made little progress on environmental issues in recent years. Despite efforts by some countries to decrease carbon emission levels, “massive new policy changes are going to...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: For more about this intensifying crisis, we are joined via Skype by Peter Leonard of the Associated Press. So tell us, what are you hearing, what are you seeing right now? PETER LEONARD: Well...
Armed pro-Russian separatist forces occupy a state security building in the eastern city of Slovyansk on Saturday, April 12. Protestors and militia forces have seized control of state buildings in other cities in the region including Donetsk and...