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Hijabi Artist Channels Beyoncé For Debut Of Her 'Resistance Music' And Video

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:01:30 -0400

Mona Haydar calls her music "resistance music" because it celebrates diversity and calls for women to be "unapologetic about who they are."



Black-Jewish Relations Intensified And Tested By Current Political Climate

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 03:01:30 -0400

Activist ties that go back to the Civil Rights Movement are being strained by divergent viewpoints on the movement for black lives and Israel's position on Palestine.



Actress Erin Moran, Joanie Of 'Happy Days,' Dies At 56

Sun, 23 Apr 2017 02:44:00 -0400

The former child star who played Joanie Cunningham on the sitcoms Happy Days and its spinoff, Joanie Loves Chachi, has died, according to media reports.



PHOTOS: Scientists Take To Washington To Stress A Nonpartisan Agenda

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:23:00 -0400

The science community feels threatened under the current administration. Researchers, educators and activists took to the nation's capital to say that cuts to scientific funding affect us all.



City Municipal ID Cards In Chicago Would Benefit More Than Undocumented Groups

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia talks about the city of Chicago's new municipal ID cards which will be accessible to residents who lack documentation for living there.



Part Of Georgia's Preparation For Runoff Election In June Involves A Lawsuit

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

Civil rights groups are suing Georgia's secretary of state over voter registration rules that would prevent new voters from taking part in the state's special congressional election.



French Voters Still Undecided For Sunday's Presidential Election

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

France faces its most important presidential race in more than five decades. But polls show many French voters are undecided or might not vote at all.



Taliban Was Able To Penetrate Afghanistan Military Base Before Attack

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

Journalist Ahmed Rashid talks about Friday's attack on an Afghanistan military base. More than 100 people are reported dead making it the deadliest attack there since 2001.



Protests Against President Maduro In Venezuela Near Breaking Point

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

Venezuelans have been protesting President Nicolas Maduro's government over a deep economic recession and massive food and medicine shortages. Reuters reporter Girish Gupta gives developments.



Actions Sparked By Protests Can Have Sustained Influence

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

The March for Science is one of many demonstrations in response to the Trump administration. Sociology professor David Meyer at the University of California Irvine talks about the history of protests.



Out Of The Lab And Into The Streets, Science Community Marches For Science

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

Thousands of scientists and their supporters took to the streets to advocate for public support for science and technology today in Washington, D.C., and other cities around the country.



Renée Elise Goldsberry Hopes 'Henrietta Lacks' Movie Will Start Conversations

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:14 -0400

The actress plays a young African-American woman whose cells, which were taken without her knowledge or consent, went on to become "immortal."



In A New 'Anti-Science' Era, Bill Nye 'Saves The World' With Same Optimism

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 17:11:39 -0400

"The Science Guy" dons his lab coat and bow tie uniform yet again, this time, in a a new political context. In his new Netflix series, Nye tackles climate change deniers and beyond.



Trump Awards Purple Heart In First Visit To Walter Reed Military Hospital

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 15:10:00 -0400

Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds sustained last month in Afghanistan. It was President Trump's first visit to Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.



More Than 100 Dead In Taliban Attack On Afghan Army Base

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:17:00 -0400

Taliban fighters killed the soldiers at a base in the northern part of the country, in one of the deadliest attacks on an Afghan base since the war began.