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Local election to test Ferguson's faith in the ballot box

Mar 16, 2015

Local election to test Ferguson's faith in the ballot box

After months of race-fueled street protests, residents of Ferguson, Missouri, will have a chance next month to press their demands in a different way: at the ballot box. Eight candidates including four African-Americans are vying for three available seats on Ferguson’s City Council, promising ...

Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

Mar 16, 2015

Netanyahu makes last shot for rightwing vote at rally

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a last-ditch effort Sunday to garner support at a mass rightwing rally in Tel Aviv where he pledged he would never make territorial concessions. Netanyahu’s speech, which addressed security concerns and praised Jewish tradition, came hours after he ...

Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Mar 12, 2015

Democrats stand by Clinton, but with some reservations

Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Rodham Clinton after her public explanation of her email practices — yet party officials in important election states appeared resigned to the prospect that her all-but-certain presidential campaign will be saddled with drama and controversy. The mood among Democrats ...

Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event

Mar 10, 2015

Clinton avoids email controversy at women's event

Hillary Rodham Clinton steered clear Monday of a controversy involving her use of a private email account at the State Department, bringing attention instead to a new report on the progress of women and girls around the globe. The potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate ...