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South Carolina Governor Calls for Removal of Confederate Flag from Statehouse
Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Governor Nikki Haley makes abrupt about-face in wake of Charleston killings.
'It's a Publicity Stunt': Critics Say Obama's Ban On Police Military Gear Falls Short
Posted on: May 22, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Six of the seven items on ‘prohibited list’ have not been distributed to law enforcement for years and skeptics question whether rules will be enforced
The Uncounted: Why the Government Can't Keep Track of the Number of People Killed by Police
Posted on: Mar 19, 2015, Source: The Guardian
After a year of high-profile police killings, calls for a national database have gained traction. But how would that work?
Mitt Romney Says He Won't Run for President Again
Posted on: Jan 30, 2015, Source: The Guardian
Romney tells supporters he's clearing the way for “our next generation of Republican leaders,” like Chris Christie and Jeb Bush.
Gay Rights Advocates Hail 'Extraordinary' Victory After Scotus Refuses to Hear Appeals
Posted on: Oct 7, 2014, Source: The Guardian
Same-sex marriage may quietly become the law of the land.
Snowden: 'Sometimes to Do the Right Thing, You Have to Break a Law'
Posted on: May 29, 2014, Source: The Guardian
In an NBC interview, the NSA leaker explained that although he misses home, he won't be going back to the U.S. to face criminal charges.
Mayor Elect Bill de Blasio Names Bill Bratton New York Police Chief
Posted on: Dec 5, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Not everyone is pleased with the controversial appointment.
BREAKING: Senate Approves Change to Filibuster Rule After Repeated Republican Blocks
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Historic rule change means presidential nominees require only simple majority.
Syria Crisis: 6 Crucial Developments from Today
Posted on: Sep 3, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Where things stand.
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