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First Lady Among Mourners At Funeral For Slain Chicago Teen

Hundreds of mourners, including first lady Michelle Obama, turned out for the funeral of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton on Saturday, a […]

Vultures Beware: Virginia Town Targets Flock Of Unwanted Visitors

It sounds like a horror story: Every few years, usually in the winter months, residents of the town of Leesburg, […]

Amid Daily Struggles, Gay Rights Movement Embraces Watershed Moments

From the sparks lit at the Stonewall Inn in 1969 to the whirl of same-sex marriage laws, the gay rights […]

From Making Snow Angels To Sledding, Finding Ways To Have #FunInTheSnow

The Northeast’s latest winter storm, which the Weather Channel named Nemo, is winding down, but it has left behind more […]

The Blizzard ‘Nemo’ Highlights The Hype Cycle Of Storms

If you’ve wondered why the blizzard dumping snow on the Northeast has a name, look no further than The Weather […]

An Accused Killer Seeks An Audience With Everyone

From: Christopher Jordan Dorner To: America That’s the header on a 14-page letter attributed to Christopher Dorner. The former Los […]

Public Pressure, Background Checks Central To Obama Gun Control Strategy

Gun control historically has been one of the most divisive issues in Congress, between the parties and even inside the […]

For Some In Minneapolis, National Gun Debate Hits Close To Home

The December shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., revived a national debate about gun violence. It’s one […]

For Rural Towns, Postal Service Cuts Are A Loss Of Identity

In rural Vermont, the U.S. Postal Service decision to discontinue Saturday letter delivery is yet another blow to an institution […]

NYC Labor Chorus Tries To Hit Right Note, Attract New Voices

Union membership is at its lowest point since the 1930s. New figures show a drop, and only about 11 percent […]

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