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Report says Facebook censors conservative news
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Report says Facebook censors conservative news

Facebook’s trending bar deliberately suppresses conservative news, according to a new report. Facebook, now arguably the most important distributor of news online, has cultivated the idea that its bar is an impartial algorithm that responds to “likes” and g...
Hundreds marched in Fort Worth for marijuana legalization
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Hundreds marched in Fort Worth for marijuana legalization

FORT WORTH -- Chanting "We smoke weed," hundreds of people marched through downtown Fort Worth on Saturday to rally for the legalization of marijuana as part of the Global Marijuana March. Protesters waved flags with marijuana leaves and carried signs that ...
Students demand that liberal Univ. of Wisconsin change “racist” culture
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Students demand that liberal Univ. of Wisconsin change “racist” culture

University of Wisconsin graduate student Michael Davis says he feels isolated, excluded and afraid as a black student on the predominantly white campus, where he’s been called a racial slur multiple times.
Colorado city settles with ACLU on 'debtor's prison's charges
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Colorado city settles with ACLU on 'debtor's prison's charges

Colorado Springs will pay $103,000 to dozens of homeless and impoverished people for their time spent wrongly jailed under a debtors’ prison system, according to a settlement announced Thursday with the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado.
N. Carolina faces more threats to federal money over gendered bathrooms
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N. Carolina faces more threats to federal money over gendered bathrooms

North Carolina is facing additional threats to its federal funding as two more agencies -- the U.S. Department of Transportation and Housing and Urban Development -- say they are reviewing the state's controversial House Bill 2. Earlier this week, U.S. Just...
Obama calls on Sen. Paul to drop 'quirky' objections to tax treaties
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Obama calls on Sen. Paul to drop 'quirky' objections to tax treaties

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday called on Sen. Rand Paul to drop his "quirky" objections to pending international tax treaties so they can move forward in Congress. Obama said the treaties will help U.S. authorities investigate and crack ...