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  • The Supreme Court Should Honor Dr. King's Legacy On Labor Rights

    The Supreme Court Should Honor Dr. King's Legacy On Labor RightsIn the early days of April 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, to join in a protest with 1,300 city sanitation workers who had gone on strike after two of their colleagues were killed on the job.




  • Yes, Russia Likely Did Swing Votes For Donald Trump

    Yes, Russia Likely Did Swing Votes For Donald TrumpWASHINGTON ― As John Bentley waited in line to see President Barack Obama campaign for Hillary Clinton just days before the 2016 election, he worried that he’d been unable to persuade his son to cast a ballot for Clinton, too.




  • Thousands in North Carolina bid farewell to Rev. Billy Graham

    Thousands in North Carolina bid farewell to Rev. Billy GrahamThe funeral procession of Billy Graham made its way through North Carolina to his hometown of Charlotte as thousands came out to say goodbye to “America’s Pastor.”




  • Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea 

    Major 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Papua New Guinea A powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday, with unconfirmed reports of blackouts and damage to buildings, officials said. The quake's epicentre was around 90 kilometres (55 miles) south of Porgera in Enga province, according to the US Geological Survey, and hit at a depth of 35 kilometres. Felix Taranu, a seismologist at the Geophysical Observatory in the capital Port Moresby said the quake was felt strongly at Mount Hagen, some 168 kilometres away.




  • Russia calls for anti-government forces in Syria to adhere to truce

    Russia calls for anti-government forces in Syria to adhere to truceRussia is counting on foreign supporters of anti-government forces in Syria to ensure that a ceasefire called by the United Nations was observed, the foreign ministry said on Sunday. Clashes were reported on Sunday between insurgents and government forces in rebel-held areas near Damascus, despite the U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day nationwide truce. "We count upon foreign patrons of anti-government militant groups ... to ensure that their charges stop combat activities in the interests of the quickest and safe transit of humanitarian convoys," the ministry said on its website.