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Harvard University And UNC Chapel Hill Being Sued Over Affirmative Action Policies By
The suite claims that affirmative action policies should be banned at colleges across the nation.
Israel Approves 200 New Homes As Arsonists Set Fire To West Bank Mosque By
An attack against a mosque in a West Bank village earlier Wednesday ignited a fire that destroyed its first floor. Faraj al-Naasan, the mayor of the village of Mughayer, north of Ramallah, blamed Jewish settlers for the blaze.
2 NYPD Officers Facing Brutality Charges Over Violent Beat-Down Of Teenage Pot Suspect By
"We had a 16-year-old boy with his hands up, seeking to surrender, who was attacked by members of the force who are supposed to protect him. ... He was defenseless," -- "We've all seen the video. It speaks for itself."
An Appeals Court Quietly Takes The NSA To Task Over Unconstitutional Surveillance By
The judges, all appointed by a Republican president, expressed uncertainty about where to draw the line between legal surveillance and violations of constitutional rights in the age of terrorism.
Amnesty: Israel Committed War Crimes In Gaza War By
Amnesty said in a report released Wednesday that "Israeli forces killed scores of Palestinian civilians in attacks targeting houses full of families, which in some cases have amounted to war crimes."
Intl Court: Despite Commiting War Crimes, No Action Against Israel Over Aid Boat By
Eight Turks and one Turkish-American were killed and several other pro-Palestinian activists were wounded when Israeli commandos stormed the ship Mavi Marmara on May 31, 2010.
The Day After: Obama, GOP In New Political Dynamic After Election By
WASHINGTON — A weakened President Barack Obama and emboldened Republican leaders in Congress began adjusting to a new political dynamic Wednesday after voters coast to coast used the midterm elections to sharpen the dividing lines in an already divided government. The
ISIS Massacres More Families By
In a statement, the group boasted that the bombings took place despite the tight security measures protecting the Shiites' "biggest infidel event." The attacks targeted pilgrims on their way to the holy city of Karbala to mark the Ashoura holiday.
Americans Losing Faith In Nation’s Most ‘Trusted Agencies’ By
In the space of just a few months, the reputations and approval ratings of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Secret Service, as well as the Veterans Administration, have been seen a decline.
Federal Government Approved Ferguson No-Fly Area To Keep Press From Covering Police Crackdown Of Protestors By
"They finally admitted it really was to keep the media out," said one FAA manager about the St. Louis County Police Department in a series of recorded telephone conversations obtained by The Associated Press. "But they were a little concerned of, obviously, anything else