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Veterans Day And Memorial Day: Do You Know The Difference?

It might seem obvious that Veterans Day is not the same as Memorial Day, but how many people – even some veterans themselves – really know the difference between these two major U.S. holidays? At first glance, they seem pretty similar after all, considering both honor the military and those who have served, but in... Show More Summary

Fearing Terrorist Attack Baltimore Conceals Riot Footage

Despite receiving numerous Public Information Act (PIA) requests from one of America’s most reputable newspapers, The Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) has refused to release footage of last year’s riots in fear that it could "facilitate the planning of a terrorist attack."

Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido kidnapped by armed men in home state of Tamaulipas

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

‘Special operation’ underway to find kidnapped footballer Alan Pulido — ITV News (@itvnews) May 29, 2016...

Nashville mayor ‘deeply concerned’ about lost tourist revenue resulting from anti-gay state law

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry told reporters she is “deeply concerned” about lost revenue to Nashville city coffers as a result of legislation that allows counselors to turn away LGBT patients, WKRN reports. Barry told the station she hopes businesses and organizations don’t punish...

Harry Styles: Why Dunkirk Director Christopher Nolan Gave Him The Part

Harry Styles is acting in a new movie, and the buzz almost broke the internet. Fans of the One Direction singer/songwriter went wild after the first pictures of Harry on set in the feature film Dunkirk hit social media. Harry, with a newly-short hair style, was pictured “wounded” in uniform on the set of the... Show More Summary

Harry Edwards Tells Graduates To Become The Next 'Greatest Generation'

3 hours agoNews : Huffington Post

Becoming the next "greatest generation" was the challenge sociologist and political activist Harry Edwards laid out for San Jose State University graduates during a commencement address Saturday. Edwards encouraged students to have faith...Show More Summary

California Organ Donation: Transplants Between HIV-Positive People Now Legal

With a piece of emergency legislation, California lawmakers legalized organ donations between HIV-positive people. The change in California law became official Friday when Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill, and the legislation went into effect immediately. Show More Summary

Who is qualified to write about race?

A recent NYTimes story about Asian-American actors raises questions about diversity, white allies and media silos

Kanye West’s studio robbed, $20G of equipment stolen: report

3 hours agoNews : NY Daily News

Rapper Kanye West's California studio was robbed of about $20,000 worth of equipment last week.

Germany’s Gabriel Pours Cold Water on Trade Deal

If even the Social Democrats can't get behind the pact, there is little hope of completing it soon.

Family In Mourning After Body Of 1-year-old Girl Kaylee Jackson Found One Day After Father Kyler’s Body Recovered

Authorities announced today that the body of the missing 1-year-old girl named Kaylee Jackson was recovered near the Georgiana Slough Bridge on Sunday, the same in a remote area of Sacramento County where the body of her father Kyler Jackson was found just yesterday. Show More Summary

Bonsai tree aids Japanese and American relations

Among the survivors of the Hiroshima Bombing is a Bonsai tree that has bridged the Japanese and American cultures for decades

Memorial Day crosses damaged at Kentucky park

3 hours agoNews / Crime : True Crime Today

HENDERSON, Kentucky – Saturday was an emotion day for many in Henderson, after a driver plowed down more than 160 Memorial Day crosses in Central Park.Police arrested 27-year-old Anthony Burrus (picture) in the case. He’s facing charges...Show More Summary

West Point on Memorial Day: Race, one graduation photo, and the meaning of America

My relationship to my country has been complicated, but one #Blacklivesmatter photo really resonated

Police: Off-duty officer shoots armed suspected shoplifter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police in Washington say an off-duty officer shot a man suspected of shoplifting after the man produced a gun and failed to comply with the officer’s orders. Police said in a statement that the shooting happened Sunday near Union Station. Police say an off-duty officer saw a man carrying objects in his […]

Florida deputies fatally shoot robbery suspect

DELAND, Fla. (AP) — Three Florida sheriff’s deputies fatally shot an armed robbery suspect who they say refused to surrender and was holding a knife. Volusia County sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Grant said a gunman Sunday had robbed victims of their wallets at an Orange City park and ride. They provided a description of the suspect […]

Treasure hunters to gather for celebration in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Searchers fixated with finding a treasure hidden in the mountains north of Santa Fe will converge in the city. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ( that people are expected to gather Saturday for “Fennboree” and a screening of the documentary, “Fenn’s Searchers.” The annual gathering is inspired by author […]

India to crack down on savings scams as Modi backs banking for all

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans legislation to close a regulatory loophole that has made it possible for fraudsters to dupe millions of savers, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi strives to bring the rural poor into the mainstream banking system.

Brazil’s Rousseff says impeachment aimed at corruption probe

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Suspended President Dilma Rousseff said in an interview published Sunday that leaked audio recordings of men backing her impeachment show the effort to oust her is meant to stop a wide-ranging corruption probe that has implicated numerous leading Brazilian politicians and businessmen. Rousseff told the newspaper Folha de S. Paulo […]

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