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2 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The Florida State Attorney's office will not bring sexual assault charges against Florida State University quarterback Jameis Winston, state attorney William Meggs announced at a press conference Thursday, bringing a month of speculation about a case that is more than a year old to a close.
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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Just a few hours before convicted serial murderer Joseph Paul Franklin was scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Nov. 19, 2013, two federal judges granted a stay.
3 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The low paid service industry is reliant on keeping employees on zero-hour contracts, with McDonald's hiring 90% of its staff in this manner.
6 hrs ago | War Is A Crime
While catching up with one another over the challenges facing ordinary Afghans and Egyptians, Sherif Sameer and I talked about how 'opening our eyes' could go a long way to building a better world.
7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress
The New York Police Department attracted yet more scrutiny in September, when police opened fire on an unarmed and seemingly unstable man who was weaving between cars in a busy Times Square intersection.
8 hrs ago | Common Dreams
Every new revelation about the global reach of the National Security Agency underscores that the extremism of the surveillance state has reached gargantuan proportions.
10 hrs ago | Common Dreams
The world's largest library association is warning against the NSA's "ravenous hunger" for information and is urging the passage of legislation to rein in the agency's vast surveillance powers.
The political drive to enact economic austerity across Europe is not only harming the financial position of millions upon millions of people, it is also undermining human rights protections across the continent and beyond.
It seems beautiful if you think about it. It can be so easy to feel like everyone in the world is bad.
An almost palpable air of desperation clings to the anti-"populist," anti-Elizabeth Warren editorial by Jonathan Cowan and Jim Kessler of the corporate-funded Third Way organization.
Fast-food workers in New York City are expected to walk off their jobs Thursday, one year after their first strike, joining a 100-city strike wave.
Over the coming year, the American Legislative Exchange Council will promote legislation with goals ranging from penalising individual homeowners and weakening state clean energy regulations, to blocking the Environmental Protection Agency, which is Barack Obama's main channel for climate action.
The federal health insurance exchange web site, HealthCare.gov, handled more than 950,000 visits on Tuesday without any major hiccups at all.
A man rides his bike past graffiti in Detroit after the last hurdle to municipal bankruptcy was cleared on December 3, 2013.
The Obama administration is renewing its sales push for the president's signature health care law.
Detroit can go into bankruptcy, a judge has ruled. Likely it means that workers' pensions will be at least in part stolen from them.
A Kansas City firefighter was fatally shot in the chest by a police officer following an altercation early Sunday, police said, just hours after the firefighter's wedding.