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  1. George W. Bush Praises a Resilient New OrleansFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:35:28 GMT
    Bush was in the beginning of his second term when Katrina made landfall in 2005 a natural disaster that also tarnished his political legacy. More...
  2. Hurricane Gave Katrinas Everywhere a Bad NameFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:20:25 GMT
    Ten years since the storm devastated the Gulf Coast, the baby name "Katrina" is still on the decline. More...
  3. Remembering Emmett Till's Murder, 60 Years LaterFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:16:21 GMT
    Dick Gregory explains why the death of young Emmett Till struck such a chord with people at the time. More...
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  1. Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some statesFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:36:23 GMT
    " New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday " but only in some states. A federal court ruling Thursday, hours before the rules were to go into effect, blocked the regulations in 13 states. More...
  2. Sanders to rip 'establishment politics' to DNCFri, 28 Aug 2015 09:36:22 GMT
    According to an aide, the Vermont senator will argue during his speech at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting in Minneapolis that "if Democrats want to keep the White House and recapture Congress and make gains in statehouses, then establishment politics won't do it." Sanders will call on the DNC to take on the establishment -- namely Wall Street, big banks and corporations -- not be beholden to them. More...
  3. Rubio takes on China in op-edFri, 28 Aug 2015 08:29:07 GMT
    Marco Rubio will sketch how he would handle a rising China in remarks Friday in South Carolina that will likely draw some contrast with the other Republican presidential candidate giving a foreign policy speech in the same city that day: Scott Walker. Previewing his China speech in an opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, Rubio argues that the United States has chosen to "appease" a China that is as much foe as friend. More...
  4. Draft Biden holds DNC meeting briefingsFri, 28 Aug 2015 06:16:46 GMT
    Behind the scenes at the Democratic National Committee summer meetings in Minneapolis, super delegates and members of the DNC are quietly being asked by Draft Biden representatives to "keep an open mind" about the race for the presidential nomination. A series of meetings started Thursday in which selected DNC members and super delegates are being briefed on the state of the race and the vice president's explorations into running for president, a source tells CNN. More...
  5. Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to CongressFri, 28 Aug 2015 02:01:47 GMT
    Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found undercover videos of officials discussing fetal tissue for research were heavily altered by anti-abortion activists. The report supports the organization's claims that the secretly recorded videos were distorted to misrepresent conversations employees had with anti-abortion activists posing as biomedical company employees interested in buying fetal tissue, Planned Parenthood said. More...
  6. Hillary Rodham Clinton likens Republicans' 'extreme' views on women to those of terroristsThu, 27 Aug 2015 21:35:05 GMT
    Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an audience her potential rivals were pushing outdated policies. Clinton did not mention any specific terrorist or militant groups, such as the Islamic State, which has held women as sex slaves in Iraq and Syria. More...
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  1. Army chaplain from Texas wins national prize to deliver 9/11 sermon at chapel by ground zeroFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:32:23 GMT
    An Army chaplain has won a national prize for an original sermon he'll be delivering on Sept. 11 at a chapel near ground zero. More...
  2. Authorities in Las Vegas investigating death of child left in hot vehicle on 100-degree dayFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:26:01 GMT
    A 4-year-old boy is dead after being left in a stifling hot vehicle while outside temperatures in Las Vegas reached 100 degrees. More...
  3. Daughter of slain Ohio officer gets police escort to school on 1st day of kindergartenFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:01:58 GMT
    The daughter of a slain Ohio officer has received a police escort to school on her first day of kindergarten. More...
  4. Ex-North Carolina officer sentenced to 20 years over chase, shooting into moving vehicleFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:01:51 GMT
    A former police officer in North Carolina has been sentenced to at least 22 years in prison for his guilty plea on charges involving a chase and attempted murder. More...
  5. 6 Secrets About the Human Brain That Will Make You a Better MarketerFri, 28 Aug 2015 16:00:00 GMT
    Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message. More...
  6. How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business GrowthFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:57:00 GMT
    The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense? More...
  7. Appeals court sides with Obama administration in dispute over bulk collection of phone recordsFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:54:25 GMT
    A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans. More...
  8. Ashley Madison CEO Is Stepping DownFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:47:00 GMT
    Not entirely unexpected. More...
  9. Prosecutors say they won't seek retrial for white North Carolina officer who shot black manFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:39:04 GMT
    North Carolina state attorneys have decided against retrying a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man after his trial ended last week in a deadlock. More...
  10. The Latest: Florida prepares as Tropical Storm Erica nears; could hit state on MondayFri, 28 Aug 2015 15:38:41 GMT
    The latest on storm preparations for Erika (all times local): 11:25 a.m. More...