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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

Senator Wendy Davis garnered national attention after an 11-hour filibuster helped defeat, temporarily, a controversial anti-abortion bill in Texas. (Faith Robbins/flickr)

Critics: Texas Abortion Law Hurts Poor, Latina Women | Yankees' A-Rod, 12 Other Players Receive MLB Suspensions | Trial Begins for Fort Hood Army Base Shooting | Messy Desks a Sign of Creativity | Washington Post Sale: The End of a Family Dynasty? | A Journey From Mythology to Reality: The Impacts of PTSD on Identity

Critics: Texas Abortion Law Hurts Poor, Latina Women

Opponents of a controversial new Texas abortion measure, like Lillian Ortiz, a board member of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, says the law disproportionately affects poor women, especially L...

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Yankees' A-Rod, 12 Other Players Receive MLB Suspensions

Yesterday, 12 players involved in the Biogenesis scandal each agreed to a 50-game suspension. Alex Rodriguez received a harsher penalty, banning him through the 2014 season, though he...

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Messy Desks a Sign of Creativity

It's thought that Albert Einsten once said, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” Well, Einstein’s endorsement of the cluttered ...

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Washington Post Sale: The End of a Family Dynasty?

The Washington Post announced on Monday that is selling ownership of the paper to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos for $250 million. The Graham family has owned control and editorial leaders...

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Trial Begins for Fort Hood Army Base Shooting Suspect

Four years ago this November, Major Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire on soldiers at the Fort Hood Army Base in Killeen, Texas, killing 13 people and injuring many more. Today, Major Hasa...

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A Journey From Mythology to Reality: The Impacts of PTSD on Identity

This week we're exploring the individual and collective experience of post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD in America as we enter the long aftermath of two wars in Afghanistan and I...

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