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International Workers' Day

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  • May Day observer asks: 'Are things changing in their favor?'

    May Day observer asks: 'Are things changing in their favor?'
    Standing in front of an electronics store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, Nissem Bachsian watched the May Day protesters stream by, as he does every year. There were immigrant rights groups chanting “Si se puede”  — “Yes...
  • Former Pope Benedict XVI moves back into Vatican

    ROME -- The Vatican became the home of two living popes Thursday when former pontiff Benedict XVI took up residence in a house in the city-state’s garden. The unprecedented cohabitation with his successor, Pope Francis, began when Benedict arrived...
  • Commentary: True meaning of May Day: celebrating the worker

    When I was a little girl, my mother would have us weave ribbons into our strawberry baskets and fill them with flowers. We'd then sneak up to our neighbors' homes, ring the bell and leave our beautiful little bouquets on their doorsteps. We'd squeal...
  • 'NATO 3' trial to begin

     'NATO 3' trial to begin
    A trial starting this week is expected to raise questions about how Cook County prosecutors are using Illinois' anti-terrorism law and whether Chicago police crossed any lines when they infiltrated protest groups before the 2012 NATO summit. The so-...
  • Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | May 1, 2013...
  • May Day protest

     
    May Day has moved beyond its roots as an international workers' holiday to a day of international protest , with rallies and marches around the globe....
  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier. The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
  • Promised Land

     
    Century-old Llano del Rio—one man’s great hope for a Southern California Socialist utopia...