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A new law in San Francisco to curb erratic scheduling practices could be the first of many.
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.
Ferguson put the U.S.' racial apartheid on the global stage.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
The gap between rich and poor has grown so vast that even Fed chief Janet Yellen suggests it’s un-American.
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.
Together and individually, Kailash Satyarthi and Senator Tom Harkin — from opposite ends of the earth — have helped immeasurably to combat the worst forms of child labor.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
The vote could represent an international shift where Washington is no longer the center of negotiating peace between Israel and Palestine.
After less than two years as U.S. Secretary of Defense, what progress did Chuck Hagel make on the withdrawal in Afghanistan, the Pentagon budget, and the rise of the Islamic State?