Category: Politics, State/National News

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Women’s Equality Act Largely Unpopular Among NYS Politicians, But That Hasn’t Deterred Crowds of Advocates From Protesting

It’s been 40 years since the Roe v. Wade decision gave women the legal right — for the first time, ever, in the U.S. — to...

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Green Party Is Now New York’s Third Major Party

The Green Party established itself as the third major party in New York State Nov. 4, with its highest vote ever for statewide office,...

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Governor Cuomo Outlines Ebola Preparedness Plan for New York State

Unannounced Training Drills in Health Facilities Expanded to Occur in Mass Transit Centers and on College Campuses Statewide Education...

Some states roll back teacher tenure protections

By KIMBERLY HEFLING WASHINGTON (AP) – Even before a judge’s scathing ruling against California’s teacher tenure policies,...

US government wary of sanctions on Venezuela

uela Luis Alonso Lugo & Joshua WASHINGTON (AP) – As sanctions legislation against Venezuela advances in Congress, the Obama...

GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam

KIMBERLY HEFLING WASHINGTON (AP) – The GED test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo...

Court grants law license to man in US illegally

JASON DEAREN Story Detail Sergio Garcia speaks at The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles news conference in Los Angeles....

GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam

KIMBERLY HEFLING WASHINGTON (AP) – The GED test, for decades the brand name for the high school equivalency exam, is about to undergo...

US issues advisory for Cuba over cholera cases

HAVANA (AP) – The United States has issued an advisory for travelers to Cuba after several foreigners were sickened by cholera in...

Latin American leaders and their love of Twitter

MICHAEL WARREN Story Detail Dec. 5, 2009 file photo, Bolivia’s President Evo Morales uses a mobile device on his way to central...