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New project at Atlanta museum focuses on LGBT civil rights
Leaders of an Atlanta museum want the space focused on modern and historic civil rights to contribute to a national push to ensure LGBT rights, particularly in southern states.
September 02, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lots of trees to hug: Study counts 3 trillion trees on Earth
More than 3 trillion trees now grow on Earth, seven times more than scientists previously thought. But it's also trillions fewer than there used to be, a new study concludes.
September 02, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Obama gets Iran deal win as Senate Dems amass enough votes
UPDATE: President Barack Obama secured a landmark foreign policy victory Wednesday as Senate Democrats amassed enough votes to ensure the Iran nuclear deal survives in Congress, despite ferocious o...
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Court hearing for 6 officers charged in death of black man
UPDATE: A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man who had been seriously injured while in custody. The judge ...
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AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
UPDATE: More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes ha...
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Biden testing political waters in Florida as he mulls 2016
UPDATE: Mulling a 2016 White House bid, Vice President Joe Biden is testing the waters in pivotal Florida.
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Huckabee supports Kentucky clerk on defying federal courts
Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee supports a Kentucky clerk's refusal to issue marriage licenses because of her opposition to same-sex marriage.
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Pakistan corruption lets militants get national ID cards
Foreign Islamic militants have been able to secure Pakistani national identity cards for years in exchange for bribes as low as $100, giving them vastly greater freedom to operate, according to a r...
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House mix-up by police leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead
Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into thei...
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Police seek emails from DeKalb CEO in fraud investigation
DeKalb police sought emails Tuesday from county CEO Lee May and two other high-ranking officials in an ongoing fraud investigation, documents show.
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