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Muslim Fundraiser for Jewish Cemetery Raises Over $100k

In just over 24 hours, an online fundraiser encouraging Muslims to donate to repair vandalism at a Jewish cemetery has raised over $100,000. The LaunchGood.com fundraising page set up by Linda Sarsour of MPower Change and Celebrate Mercy’s Tarek El-Messidi — garnered $20,000 in donations in its first three hours alone, shortly after being launched […]
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Colorado Town's Ban on Topless Women Put on Hold by Judge

Brit Hoagland, right, talks during a news conference in Denver, Colo., May 31, 2016. Hoagland along with Samantha Six plaintiff’s in a federal lawsuit they filed on Tuesday challenging Fort Collins’ indecency code, which makes it a crime for women but not men to show their nipples. P. Solomon Banda / AP The law “perpetuates […]
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Drug Smugglers From Mexico Use Border Crossings

NBC News/Phil McCausland / Drug Enforcement Administration San Diego County — where the popular entry point is located — is unique as it has as many as three border fences along some sections. The first fence was put up in the 1950s, the second was built as part of 1994’s Operation Gatekeeper and the third […]
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'Blessed Be the Hecklers': Activists Bird-Dog

People react to Rep. Jason Chaffetz as he speaks during a town hall meeting at Brighton High School, Feb. 9, 2017, in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. Rick Bowmer / AP “It’s not rocket science,” he said in an interview. “It’s common sense. What’s bothering you? Are other people feeling the same way? Who are they? How […]
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Dakota Pipeline Protesters Torch Tents as Deadline Passes

An abandoned teepee is surrounded by melted snow at protest camp in southern North Dakota Blake Nicholson / AP Earlier, North Dakota officials set up a travel assistance center and began providing bus fare, food and hotel vouchers to get the demonstrators out of the area. The first buses from the camp to the city […]
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Are Some Schools Sending Kids Home Without Suspension Hearings?

Ruby is a bright, charming girl.  But the senior at Salem Academy Charter School admits she has trouble reining in her emotions, a shortcoming that has resulted in fighting and defying teachers.  In fifth grade she flipped a chair in frustration.  “And that was that. I was suspended,” said the 18-year-old, who asked that NBC […]
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Alabama Town Mourns Deaths of Father, Son in Car Crash

Jeff Basher, left, and Austin Brasher were killed in a head-on car accident Saturday morning in Fayette County, Alabama. Courtesy Pam Dennis Dennis, the principal of Oak Grove High School in Jefferson County, is hoping to turn the tragic accident into a lesson for her students. Although the school is more than 100 miles from […]
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New Group Takes on Drug Prices and Big Pharma

David Mitchell, founder of Patients for Affordable Drugs. David Mitchell / Patients for Affrorable Drugs. “Unfortunately, reports indicate Kaleo has responded to the increased need for naloxone devices by raising the price for Evzio by over 600 percent,” more than 70 Democratic members of Congress from both parties wrote the executive this week. Congress has […]
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'He Is a Monster': More Charges for Disgraced Gymnastics Doctor

Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appears in court Friday for a preliminary hearing on sex abuse charges. NBC News Police said more than 80 women and girls have filed complaints against Nassar and more accusers are coming forward by the day, and Schuette asked anyone who thinks they were abused to contact authorities. He said there […]
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White House Offers Response to Upset GOP Town Hall Attendees

  White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says the local Obamacare town halls across the country have been a “hybrid” of upset constituents and professional protesters. Spicer also says that any worried citizens “should be applauding the President’s action” to replace the Affordable Care Act.