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Protesters gather at a Wal-Mart in the Crenshaw district of Los Angeles on Black Friday on Nov. 29, 2013. According to news reports, a group of Wal-Mart employees seeking higher wages is planning protests at 1,600 stores on Black Friday this year.  ...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWatch the full documentary by Milwaukee Public Television here. MARTIN FLETCHER: When the Nazis occupied Czechoslovakia in 1939, tens of thousands of Jews applied for visas to anywhere. And among them, Paul Strnad...
WASHINGTON  — The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. President Obama talks about the Affordable Care Act in April at...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioWILLIAM BRANGHAM: The town of Westminster, Massachusetts — population 7,300 — is a small, quiet community about an hour west of Boston. When the local health board holds meetings, it usually happens here...
WASHINGTON — Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States. The effort could be a tough sell in a Republican-controlled...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioMEGAN THOMPSON: Autumn means it’s harvest time in Iowa, the heart of America’s Heartland. Farmer Jeff Jorgenson is busy harvesting soybeans. He also grows corn on about 2,000 acres in the southwest corner of the...