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- Marking The 53rd Anniversary Of The March On Washington
On Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
- Colin Kaepernick Is Just The Latest Athlete To Make A Strong Political Statement
Newly retired <em>New York Times</em> columnist Bill Rhoden discusses NFL player Colin Kaepernick's refusal to stand during the national anthem and past political activism by athletes.
- Activists Consider The Climate Impact Of Having Children
Given the increasingly dire predictions about the future, being a climate activist is stressful. Some say it's making them stress over something else â€” whether or not to have children.
- Prevention 'Is The Key' In Fighting Zika, Surgeon General Says
The CDC advised pregnant women to avoid parts of Florida after cases of the Zika virus emerged there. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy talks about what people should know about how the virus can spread.
- 'Cultural Mormons' Adjust The Lifestyle But Keep The Label
Some Mormons choose to leave the faith but not the community. And they are learning to tread new ground where belonging can exist sometimes without belief.
- German Official Says U.S.-Europe Trade Talks Have Collapsed, Blames Washington
Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said talks over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership have "de facto failed." The climate for trade deals has soured on both sides of the Atlantic.
- The 10,000th Syrian Refugee Is Set To Arrive In The U.S. This Week
This will fulfill a goal set by the Obama administration one years ago. A group of several hundred refugees will depart from Jordan in the next day, bound for California and Virginia.
- 4 Years After Tragedy, A New Sandy Hook Elementary Prepares To Open Its Doors
Students will be entering a brand-new school for the first time when classes start Monday. It's located at the same site as the scene of the tragedy and the architects were inspired by nature.
- Since 2012, The Economy Has Changed â€” And So Has The Conversation
Since the last presidential election, a growing economy has sent the unemployment rate plunging. That improvement has changed the political conversation, but it hasn't stopped worries about wages.
- When His Son Came Out As Gay, This Pastor Delivered A Sermon Of Support
Danny Cortez, once a Southern Baptist minister, did do more than accept his gay son: He decided to talk to his congregation about homosexuality, even though it ultimately meant his leaving the church.
- Now In Its 12th Year, Brooklyn Festival Carries Momentum For Afropunk Movement
The movement continues to push the boundaries on music and fashion as art, setting the standard for what many would define as cool. <em>Editors note: At 2:04 into this piece there is a bleeped expletive. </em>
- Ed Sanders, Author Of Manson Family Biography, To Sell Massive Archive
Sanders wrote the definitive book on the Manson Family ("The Family.") He's currently working on a book about Robert Kennedy. He's decided to sell the assembled work on which he's based his research.
- Trump And Clinton Mudslinging Ensues, As Trump Sends Mixed Messages On Immigration
Linda Wertheimer and Domenico Montenaro look at the past week in politics: Trump and Clinton traded accusations of bigotry and racism, while Trump continued to struggle to define his immigration plan.
- Crossword Enthusiast's Sleuthing Leads To Flirty Twitter Fight With NYTimes Crossword
When a frequent crossworder noticed a hidden message in the New York Times crossword puzzle, he began an epic Twitter quarrel that got romantic, and a little bit sexy.
- America's First Floating Post Office Delivers To Sailors
In an age of email and instant messaging, there's one group that still needs letters and packages hand-delivered: sailors. The U.S. Postal Service is ready to serve them with a mobile post office.