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Bundy Standoff Is A Fox News Costume Drama

Bundy Standoff Is A Fox News Costume Drama

One thing about that mangy posse of anti-government crackpots camped out at Cliven Bundy’s place in the Nevada desert: Most don’t know a thing about cattle ranching. See, it’s cal ...

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‘The Grapes Of Wrath’ Resonates 75 Years Later

‘The Grapes Of Wrath’ Resonates 75 Years Later

It was an angry book. Much of the response was angry, too. Some towns banned it, some towns burned it. Every town talked about it. The Grapes of Wrath was published 75 years ago t ...

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Minimum-Wage Hike Benefits The Nation, Especially Minorities

Minimum-Wage Hike Benefits The Nation, Especially Minorities

Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, as proposed in the Fair Minimum Wage Act, would increase the total combined wages of blacks, Hispanics, and Asians by $16.1 billion, ac ...

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Michigan’s Ban On Preferential Treatment In College Admissions Stands

Michigan’s Ban On Preferential Treatment In College Admissions Stands

By Michael Doyle, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday accorded voters more leeway to challenge affirmative action, as justices upheld a Michigan ...

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Pentagon Orders 600 Troops To Eastern Europe, Criticizes Russia

Pentagon Orders 600 Troops To Eastern Europe, Criticizes Russia

By David S. Cloud, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon said Tuesday that it was sending 600 soldiers to Eastern Europe for military exercises in response to "aggr ...

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Israelis, Palestinians Struggle For Way Forward As Deadline Nears

Israelis, Palestinians Struggle For Way Forward As Deadline Nears

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- With Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations still deadlocked a week before their current round expires, negotiating teams met ...

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U.S. Must Have OK’d Transfer Of Missiles Seen In Syria Rebel Videos, Experts Say

U.S. Must Have OK’d Transfer Of Missiles Seen In Syria Rebel Videos, Experts Say

By Mitchell Prothero and Jonathan S. Landay, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT -- The heavy anti-tank missiles recently shown in videos being fired by Western-backed Syrian rebels we ...

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Florida Is ‘Ground Zero’ For Sea Level Rise

Florida Is ‘Ground Zero’ For Sea Level Rise

Miami Beach (United States) (AFP) - Warm sunshine and sandy beaches make south Florida and its crown city, Miami, a haven for tourists, but the area is increasingly endangered by ...

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Removal Of Syrian Chemical Weapons Almost 90 Percent Complete, Monitor Says

Removal Of Syrian Chemical Weapons Almost 90 Percent Complete, Monitor Says

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — The Syrian government has shipped out almost 90 percent of its chemical weapons material, raising hopes that the war-ravaged na ...

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