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Reports of harassment, intimidation on the rise as Oregon occupation enters second week

Ever since Ammon Bundy & his group of antigovernment protesters first arrived in Harney County, Ore., several months ago, Sheriff David Ward says reports of vandalism, harassment, & intimidation against…

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Encryption wars heating up in wake of terror attacks

View gallery . CLICK IMAGE for slideshow: Tourists visit the Eiffel Tower following the terrorist attacks on Nov. 13. (Amr Nabil/AP … It took nearly two weeks for French officials to piece…

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From Ferguson to Minneapolis: Crisis of confidence plagues police in wake of deadly officer-involved shootings

View gallery . Pastor Tanden Brekke, right, pleads with officers to deescalate the situation as demonstrators besiege the Minneapolis … One of the most critical issues facing law enforcement is playing…

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Bosnian-American tweets recollection of coming to the U.S. as a refugee

  I am going to tell you guys the process of how I became an refugee admitted to the United States of American & how long it actually is. —…

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Illinois holds first-ever Heroin Abuse Awareness Day

“Heroin is no longer a secret,” Illinois State Rep. Patti Bellock told dozens of lawmakers, community leaders & local advocates who gathered at the Robert Crown Center for Health &…

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Why an artist painted a U.S.-Mexico border fence sky blue

The artist who painted a U.S.-Mexico border fence sky blue to “erase” divisions among different countries was pleasantly surprised that it resonated with so many people — including members of…

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Tragic image of drowned Syrian toddler highlights human cost of refugee crisis

His name was Aylan. Images of a drowned Syrian boy’s body washed ashore on a Turkish beach caught the world’s attention Wednesday & highlighted the tragic plight of thousands of…

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Yemeni families of drone strike victims file lawsuit against U.S.

The families of two Yemeni men who died in an airstrike filed a lawsuit against the United States late Sunday for allegedly “violating the laws of war & norms of…

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Wind energy vs. fossil fuels: Hurdles and hopes for a renewable future

The colossal oil spill in Southern California last month spurred many to wonder why we have not abandoned fossil fuels for wind & other sources of renewable energy. A busted…

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