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St. Paul Pioneer PressOccasionally, our daily countdown of the top newsmakers, groundbreakers and world-class fakers gets taken over by a single subject. Today, we take a closer look at the city that this week gave us the missing persons case that has captivated the nation....
The Japan TimesResponding to criticism from a former U.S. ambassador to Japan, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Tuesday the administration is not considering revising a key apology to wartime sex slaves. Former U.S. Ambassador Thomas Schieffer...
Tags: Tokyo (Japan), Japan, Shinzo Abe
Virginia Lt. Gov. William Gooch had good reason to hide the truth when he made his annual report to the British Board of Trade in 1732. Though the Crown prohibited its colonies from manufacturing domestic goods, Gooch and other members of the...
Reuters* Mayor suspended for approving permit for building * Death toll reaches 430 * Worldwide outcry against working conditions By Ruma Paul DHAKA, May 2 (Reuters) - The mayor of the Bangladesh municipality where a factory building collapsed killing more...
The Philadelphia InquirerThe sign adjacent to historic Mount Zion A.M.E. Church in Woolwich Township, a one-story white frame building, usually reads, "All Are Welcome." But on Sunday, parishioners discovered vandals had scrambled the letters to produce "No Nigers Welcome."...
Lauryn Hill was sentenced to three months in federal prison Monday for failing to pay taxes on an estimated $1.8 million in income. U.S. District Court Judge Madeline Cox Arleo handed down the sentence in Newark, N.J., ruling that the Grammy-winning...
Tags: Entertainment, Music, Judges, Justin Bieber, Justice System
826CHI 826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org Tom Acitelli Tom Acitelli is author...
Tags: Entertainment, FBI, Newspapers, United Nations, Chicago Reader
Dear Scholar, It was wholly a pleasure to get your thoughts about the current debate over illegal immigrants and how to approach the nettlesome challenge they represent to us -- and we to them. It was good of you to rehearse some classical history for...
The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D.South Dakota has become the focal point of a racial controversy that could become newsworthy on the national scene. The Veterans Administration Medical Center in Hot Springs removed two Confederate flags last week after receiving complaints that the...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Social Issues, Racism
The Charleston Gazette, W.Va.CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Tonight at 7 p.m., the Seneca 2 women's rights group will present a free public lecture on a grotesque topic: human trafficking, especially the coercion of teen girls into prostitution. Sister Anne Victory of Cleveland, a nun who...
“Walk of Punishment,” the title of the latest episode of HBO's “Game of Thrones,” refers to a horrific site in Astapor where slaves are hung on crosses for sometimes trivial offenses. Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) is in this...
Want to foment rebellion among the Night’s Watch? Starve the men and make them shovel pig poop. “And Now His Watch Is Ended” is the title of this week's episode, and it also is a phrase repeated in unison as the Rangers solemnly...
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