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Report: Austerity Policies Worsen Racial Economic Inequalities, Hit Blacks and Latinos Hardest

Jan 14, 2011

BOSTON, Mass. Jan. 14, 2011 – The official unemployment rate is 15.8 percent among Blacks and 13 percent among Latinos; Blacks earn only 57 cents for each dollar of White family income, Latinos earn 59 cents; and Blacks have only 10 cents of net weal...

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Mining deaths rise in 2010

Jan 14, 2011

ARLINGTON, VA, Jan. 13, 2011 - Mining fatalities in the United States significantly increased in 2010, following a year marked by the fewest deaths in mining history, according to the U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration. Se...

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HRC on Pawlenty: Not Ready for Prime Time

Jan 14, 2011

Jan. 13, 2011 - The Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest civil rights organization dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, today rebuked comments made by presidential aspirant Tim Pawlenty that he would reinstate "Don't Ask...

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NASA Satellites Find High-Energy Surprises in ‘Constant’ Crab Nebula

Jan 14, 2011
NASA Satellites Find High-Energy Surprises in ‘Constant’ Crab Nebula

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UCSF Study Identifies Chemicals In Pregnant Women

Jan 14, 2011

January 14, 2011 - The bodies of virtually all U.S. pregnant women carry multiple chemicals, including some banned since the 1970s and others used in common products such as non-stick cookware, processed foods and personal care products, according to a...

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NASA Satellites Capture a Stronger La Nina

Jan 14, 2011
NASA Satellites Capture a Stronger La Nina

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What is life? New answers to an age-old question in astrobiology

Jan 14, 2011
What is life? New answers to an age-old question in astrobiology

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Human Rights Campaign Urges Obama to Support Marriage Equality for All Americans

Jan 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 - The Human Rights Campaign – the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization – today urged President Barack Obama to support marriage equality for all Americans. In December, ...

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Congress Takes on Secret Chemicals Used in Controversial Gas Drilling Technique

Jan 14, 2011

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 13, 2011 - Members of Congress signaled their support for disclosure of secret chemicals used in gas drilling on public lands, signing onto a letter sent today to U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Led by Congressman Maurice Hin...

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State Shuts Doors of Fair Oaks Care Home Following Death

Jan 14, 2011

The state temporarily shut the doors of the Fair Oaks Nursing Home on Thursday, following the death of an elderly woman last summer.

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