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Kerry to Putin: "Window to Change Course Closing"

On Thursday, Secretary of State John Kerry warned Russia to take measures to de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine or face further sanctions. "If Russia continues in this direction, it won’t just be a grave mistake, it will be an expensive mistake,” Kerry said in a briefing. "The window to change course is closing." Kerry also praised the Ukrainian government for taking bolstering security and finding political solutions to the crisis. Read »
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At Least 12 Hurt in SoCal School Bus Crash

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Rancher Sticks to His Guns, Repeats Racist Remarks

Rancher Cliven Bundy, who became nationally known after his confrontation with federal rangers over a land dispute, repeated offensive remarks about African-Americans on Thursday in a news conference. Bundy said he was "just wondering" if black people were better off and "happier" under slavery. Republicans, some of whom had supported Bundy before the remarks, were scrambling to distance themselves from him. Read »
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Northwestern Football Players to Vote on Unionization Friday

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Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 1:05 PM

Hopefully today's name change, while so meaningful to me personally, can also raise awareness of the fact that we (transgender) people exist everywhere in America today, and that we must jump through hurdles every day just for being who we are.  

— Chelsea Elizabeth Manning, the private known as Bradley Manning who was sentenced to 35 years in prison for handing classified U.S. documents to WikiLeaks, reacting after a judge approved her name change.
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Disabled Man Says He Was Mocked at Minneapolis McDonald's

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Google, Apple, Other Tech Giants Settle Workers' Anti-Poaching Suit

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NY Man Who Faked Own Drowning Gets 7 Years in Prison

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