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Keanna Brown, Antonio Martin’s Girlfriend, Grieves: ‘He Didn’t Deserve To Die’

Keanna Brown, Antonio Martin’s Girlfriend, Grieves: ‘He Didn’t Deserve To Die’

The girlfriend of Antonio Martin says she hasn’t been able to sleep since a police officer fatally shot her boyfriend, a black male teenager, at ...

Berkeley Mayor: Antonio Martin Is Not Michael Brown

BERKELEY, Mo. — Berkeley Mayor Theodore Hoskins said during a Christmas Eve press conference that a police officer’s killing of teenager Antonio Martin Tuesday night ...

Blood Donation Ban Is Only The First Barrier To Medical Equality For Gay Men

Some gay and bisexual men who want to donate blood will be able to once the Food and Drug Administration’s new recommendations take effect. The ...

In 2014, Students Around The Country Stood Up For Their Beliefs

Students around the country have clearly been paying attention in civics class. This past year saw a number of instances where high school students refused ...

After 100 Days Away, This Air Force Airman Planned A Sweet Homecoming Surprise

Airports during the holidays are generally hellish. But on Friday, the Detroit Metro Airport was actually a rather heartwarming place to be. Emma Trabue planned ...

Antonio Martin Protesters Shut Down Missouri Highway Amid Gunshots, Looting, Arrests

Antonio Martin Protesters Shut Down Missouri Highway Amid Gunshots, Looting, Arrests

BERKELEY, Mo. — Several hundred protesters shut down an interstate highway in this St. Louis suburb Wednesday evening, the day after Antonio Martin, a black ...

Army Data Shows Rarity Of Desertion Prosecutions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army has prosecuted about 1,900 cases of desertion since 2001, despite tens of thousands of soldiers fleeing the service in ...

DHS Is Using GPS-Enabled Ankle Bracelets To Track Immigrant Families Crossing The Border

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released ...

Tribal America: How Do We Bridge the Gap Between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’?

Tribal America: How Do We Bridge the Gap Between ‘Us’ and ‘Them’?

Within hours of the grand jury decisions in Ferguson and Staten Island, protests erupted across America. Sometimes peaceful, sometimes violent, they brought the issue of ...

The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education

Free speech. College affordability. The value of a degree. Student athletes behaving badly. The seemingly dismal track record of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Administrative ...

Ohio Inmates Challenge Lethal Injection Drug Law

Ohio Inmates Challenge Lethal Injection Drug Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four death row inmates are suing Ohio officials over a new state law that shields the names of companies that provide ...

Refusing to Wage War

And so we grieve over another national tragedy. Two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were shot — assassinated — as ...

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Merry Christmas 2014:  Photos Of Celebrations From Around The World

Merry Christmas 2014: Photos Of Celebrations From Around The World

People from around the world are celebrating Christmas in ways that range from the sacred to the silly. Check out these photos of Pope Francis ...