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04/29/2016 - 10:00am

    If in the early hours of a Saturday morning, there's a traffic jam in your neighborhood, it won't be because it's the opening day of the county fair. These days, it's more likely to be Donald Trump.

    In Waterbury, Connecticut, this weekend,...

04/28/2016 - 12:00pm

    We think we know Harriet Tubman: former slave, Underground Railroad conductor and abolitionist. But much of Tubman's real life story has been shrouded by generations of myths and fake lore, propagated through children's books, that has only served to obscure...

04/27/2016 - 3:00pm

    The announcement by Treasury Secretary Jack Lew that Harriet Tubman will take the place of Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill has caused some grumbling. Senator Lamar Alexander, who like Jackson is from Tennessee, expressed grave misgivings about the swap....

04/26/2016 - 11:00am

    Hundreds of people crossed police lines with us on Monday and were arrested on the steps of the U.S. Capitol for protesting, the climax of a week of demonstrations and marches against the ways money in politics corrupt our democracy, and demanding the return of...

04/26/2016 - 10:00am

    For the past two years, I've taught English writing to students from Saudi Arabia with a gifted students scholarship program at the University of California at Berkeley Extension. One day during my first semester teaching, the students were discussing their college...

04/26/2016 - 9:00am

    The U.S.-Saudi relationship appears to be on the rocks.

    Most recently, the rift of 9/11 has been reopened. This month "60 Minutes" reported on the still-classified final chapter of a 2003 Senate...

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