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Alisa Bierria, a member of the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign and a member of INCITE! and Hyejin Shim, an organizer with the Stand with Nan-Hui Campaign and a member of Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse (KACEDA) came together with Mimi Kim and Emi Kane of INCITE! to reflect on the common...
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Prison Escapee David Sweat Returns to Max Security for First Time in 4 Weeks
Captured prison escapee David Sweat is back in a maximum security prison for the first time in nearly a month, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision. Sweat, 35, was released from Albany Medical Center ...
Escaped Prisoner David Sweat Taken From Hospital to Maximum-Security Five ...
David Sweat sent back to maximum-security lockup
Escapee David Sweat moved from hospital to prison
Bernie Sanders wants to 'bring us to the middle' on guns
Washington (CNN) Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is running to Hillary Clinton's left on nearly every other issue -- but says he can "bring us to the middle" on guns. In an interview with CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" on Sunday, the Democratic ...
Bernie Sanders calls Hillary Clinton ̵...
Clinton: Hopeful US Can Reach 'Verifiable Deal' With Iran
Distinguished pol of the week
Christian Science Monitor
Gay marriage ruling leaves debate about religious liberty wide open
Christian Science Monitor
The Supreme Court made a number of important decisions this term, but none more transformative than legalizing gay marriage. The decision, however, does not settle the issue of gay rights and religious liberty.
Marriage equality: a right is a right
God, gays and marriage: the view of the church
Love it or hate it, the Supreme Court decision on same sex marriage was highly ...
2 people dead, 3 missing after boat capsizes in Ohio River
In this image taken from video, police officers look on as an overturned pontoon boat is pulled out of the water of the Ohio River Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. Kentucky authorities say two people have been killed and three remain missing ...
3 People Dead, 3 Missing After Boat Capsizes in Ohio River
Two Dead, Three Missing After Pontoon Boat Capsizes
Ohio River Capsize: Louisville Officials Say Two Dead, Three Missing
Woman who tries to sneak onto planes arrested twice in 2 days
This undated booking photo provided by the Cook County Sheriff's Department shows 63-year-old Marilyn Hartman. Hartman was released from the Cook County Jail in Chicago on Thursday, July 2, 2015, and says shes through with her run of stowaway ...
Serial stowaway arrested at airports twice in two days since release from jail
“Serial Stowaway” arrested two times in two days
Serial stowaway arrested twice less than 48 hours after being released from jail
Man Killed in Stabbing on Train at NoMa Metro Station
NoMA-Gallaudet University Metro station (Photo via Google Maps) A man was stabbed to death on a train at the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station yesterday afternoon, according to police. Authorities identified the victim as 24-year-old Kevin Joseph ...
Man dies after stabbing on train at NoMa-Gallaudet Metro station
Man Stabbed to Death on Train at NoMa Metro Station
Man dead after stabbing at Metro station in Washington
Grandmother of slain boy, 7: 'Who would do that to a baby?'
A man in blood-stained white pants and a light-blue shirt paced the hallway at Stroger Hospital. Just outside, a woman collapsed in a ball, her knees on the ground, an arm raised in prayer. "You took him from me," she said, sounding as if someone had ...
Boy, 7, killed during violent July 4 celebrations in Chicago
Boy, 7, fatally shot and woman hurt in Humboldt Park
Boy, 7, Fatally Shot, Woman Wounded In Humboldt Park
14 hospitalized as deck collapses during family photo at NC beach house
Several ambulances at Carteret General Hospital, where nearly 2 dozen people were taken after the Emerald Isle deck collapse on July 4, 2015. (photo courtesy: WNCN). EMERALD ISLE, NC (WNCN) — Emerald Isle Police and hospital authorities say as ...
At least 14 injured after beach house deck collapses in North Carolina
At least 14 hurt after deck collapse at NC beach house
Family posing for photo when deck collapsed in NC
Police kill 2 in separate shootings Sunday, including deadly gunman
Want more news? Sign up for free newsletters to get more of the Statesman delivered to your inbox. 9 a.m. update: Austin police offered new details about two early Sunday morning shootings — on in North Austin and one in downtown — in which three ...
Police kill 2 in overnight shootings, included suspected gunman
2 dead after shoot out in Omni Hotel
Two Separate Overnight Officer Involved Shootings
Sharks Might Not Be To Blame In North Carolina Attacks
North Carolina beaches usually see one shark attack a summer, if any. This year, they've already seen seven. NPR's Lynn Neary speaks with George Burgess of the International Shark Attack File.
North Carolina Shark Attacks Proliferate
NC looking for patterns in string of shark attacks