Neighbor Day, Hunger Strike at GITMO, Flooding in the Midwest

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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Hunger Strike Grows at Guantanamo | Midwestern Farmer on this Year's Record Floods | Should Corporations be Required to Disclose Political Spending to Shareholders? | Knowing Your Neighbors: Boston Bombers Lived 200 Yards Away | George W. Bush Library Dedicated in Dallas

Hunger Strike Grows at Guantanamo

The U.S. military says that 92 prisoners are now on a hunger strike at the detention facility, and the military is force feeding 17 of them. The prisoners' attorneys dispute that numb...

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Midwestern Farmer on this Year's Record Floods

As the city of Boston has picks up the pieces from last weeks’ bombings, and Texas struggles with droughts and the aftermath of explosions, the Midwest has been facing some of the wor...

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George W. Bush Library Dedicated in Dallas

Today President Obama and four of his predecessors will gather for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in University Park, Texas. The library official...

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Should Corporations be Required to Disclose Political Spending to Shareholders?

A group of Democratic officials and shareholder activists has petitioned the Security and Exchange Commission to require corporations to disclose their political donations to their sh...

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Does America Need a Neighbor Day?

There's a push to make this Saturday "Neighbor Day." The campaign started here in the US and began long before the Boston bombings. But perhaps now “Neighbor Day” demands closer att...

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Knowing Your Neighbors: Boston Bombers Lived 200 Yards Away

After the bombings at the Boston Marathon last week, residents in the city have come together in a sign of resilience. On The Takeaway this week, we're talking about the importance ...

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Garment Factory Collapses in Bangladesh

Rescue workers in Bangladesh are continuing to search for survivors of a collapsed building just outside the capital. At least 200 people have died, and others are believed to still b...

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