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A world without cars: Bike advocates challenge car-centric cities

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As the use of cars grow, transportation alternatives become imminent.

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Trump’s ‘shithole countries’ statements backfire in lawsuit challenging TPS removal

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Lawsuit filed by Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants given nod to move forward.

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How to get away with ghost guns? 3D printed firearms

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Landmark ruling allows for the legal distribution of firearm blueprints online.

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Baby Dolls of New Orleans, a century-old tradition revisited

in Ark Weekender/Arts & Culture by

Book on Baby Doll masking, explores the modern resurgence of a woman-powered, Mardi Gras, New Orleans tradition. Its subsequent fundraiser promotes literacy and community in the Crescent City.

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Haitian demonstrators continue intensified protests after fuel hike announcement

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Protesters continue to demonstrate on the streets of Haiti in response to a proposed fuel hike made by the government. The increase was to help pay back money loaned to Haiti by the International Monetary Fund.

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Congressional member continues to question FBI about Black Identity Extremism

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A California congressperson wants to know, what exactly is Black Identity Extremism, and who is being targeted?

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East African deportee takes life while being transported back to home country

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Deaths in immigrant detention centers rise as immigration policy under the Trump Administration continues to show zero tolerance towards humane conditions and treatment.

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Activists ask Nelson Mandela Foundation to rescind Barack Obama’s invitation to speak

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International organization focusing on war and terror says Barack Obama’s speaking engagement at annual lecture is direct opposite of the violent legacy left in Africa during his tenure as US president.

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Atlanta’s mayor stops city from housing ICE detainees

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Refusing to participate in the zero tolerance policy, Atlanta’s mayor says “no” to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees, while encouraging other cities to follow.

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