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UC Teachers Strike, But No Progress
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UC Teachers Strike, But No Progress

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Roger

Nearly a week into UC strike, little bargaining progress, but support for workers grows Thousands of UC professors, students, community activists march in San Francisco’s Chinatown neighborhood on Saturday Oct. 16, 2018. The strike...

Los Angeles County is experiencing a heat wave that could break an all-time record
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Los Angeles County is experiencing a heat wave that could break an all-time record

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Welcome to another heat wave. Triple-digit temperatures on tap for Southern California. A number of cities declared their own heat emergencies, including Los Angeles, where temperatures were expected to break an all-time record. Many...

The Gay and Lesbian Community in California
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The Gay and Lesbian Community in California

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Column: California takes the lead on hate. That's a good thing. Someone has to bring it to the rest of the world. [After my rant about California's Proposition 8 is published, I note here...

3 Initiatives to Protect Women’s Right to Choose in Michigan
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3 Initiatives to Protect Women’s Right to Choose in Michigan

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Editorial: Michigan voters can show the country how to protect abortion rights Related Media In 2009, Michigan residents cast their votes on two statewide ballot issues: a constitutional amendment to establish a fetal heartbeat...

The First Challenge of the Biometric System
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The First Challenge of the Biometric System

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Roger

Domestic Fliers Will Need Real ID Compliant Identification in 2023 President Trump's first executive order is to "require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish a biometric entry-exit database that includes an internationally-recognized biometric...

The Midterm Elections Are Not the Same
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The Midterm Elections Are Not the Same

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Roger

Republicans will take back the majority this November -- and turn the House Republican majority into the House Democratic majority. Democrats will win a handful of Republican seats to extend their hold on the...

Olympic Heroes of History
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Olympic Heroes of History

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Roger

Euro 2022 winner Alessia Russo on making history, inspiring a generation and that viral backheel goal The 2019/20 Olympic Games are just around the corner. But what of those who have already won Olympic...

Serena Williams: “I don’t know much about my father,” she said
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Serena Williams: “I don’t know much about my father,” she said

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Roger

CNN interviewed Serena Williams when she was 9. Here's what she said about her father. On May 7, 1996, Serena Williams, right, was 9. The New York Times Magazine profiled her on the occasion...

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin Says he regrets signing the bill
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West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin Says he regrets signing the bill

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After bipartisan rebuff, Manchin abandons private legislative deal to help fossil fuel projects In the fall of 2018, after months of discussions with lawmakers and energy companies, West Virginia senator Joe Manchin announced he...

Ontario’s Liberal government is putting a focus on for-profit child-care providers
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Ontario’s Liberal government is putting a focus on for-profit child-care providers

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Roger

How intense pressure from for-profit daycares has transformed Ontario’s rollout of $10-a-day child care — and sparked a political standoff. For-profit child-care companies have opened thousands of child-care centres across the province over the...