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How the alt-right weaponized free speech

The fight for free speech is a worthy one. But the alt-right’s co-opting of the movement exposes their unsavoury motives<p>It was the third time in as …

GVSU’s campus free-speech case part of a nationwide movement

In December, a student group at Grand Valley State University criticized the university’s Free Speech Zone Policy in a federal lawsuit for limiting …

Lawmakers differ on UNC free speech bill

Area lawmakers disagree on whether a university free speech bill that has passed the state House is a necessary safeguard or an unnecessary diversion …

Rights & Freedoms

Higher ed committee looks at campus free speech issues

AUSTIN -- The Senate Higher Education Committee discussed the issue of campus censorship in the wake of a number of high profile incidents in other …

Heroin And Prescription Drug Overdose Deaths Spike In Vermont

Listen<p>Listening...<p>0:48<p>A new report by Vermont's Health Department shows that drug overdoses from both heroin and prescription drugs spiked in the …

Across Ohio, children are calling 911 to report overdoses

A sobbing 9-year-old called 911 Sunday with a horrific report: “My grandmas are on the ground.”<p>The Dayton girl’s call is the latest episode of …

Drug overdoses claim nearly 3 times more lives than homicides, report says

CLOSE<p>US Attorney John Kuhn with the Western District of Kentucky issues 'Call for Action' to battle rising number of overdoses in Louisville …

Fishermen being trained to use drug overdose reversal meds

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Fishermen in a Massachusetts city are getting training to use the overdose reversal drug Narcan.<p>Gloucester Mayor Sefatia …

Opioid overdoses are climbing. But prescription painkillers aren’t driving them anymore.

Heroin and fentanyl deaths are now eclipsing deaths from prescription drugs like oxycodone.<p>The crackdown on opioid prescriptions to rein in the raging epidemic of opioid abuse and overdoses is picking up steam. Ten states have passed legislation that limits new opioid prescriptions to 10 days or …

ITALIAN INVASION OF ETHIOPIA 1935

Ethiopia

WW2: Italy invades Ethiopia

In 1935, the League of Nations was faced with another crucial test. Benito Mussolini, the Fascist leader of Italy, had adopted Adolf Hitler's plans …

Battle of Midway Exclusive Videos Features

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June 04, 1942: Battle of Midway begins

On this day in 1942, the Battle of Midway–one of the most decisive U.S. victories against Japan during World War II–begins. During the four-day …

Military

The Battle of Stalingrad

The Battle of Stalingrad is considered by many historians to have been the turning point in World War Two in Europe. The battle at Stalingrad bled …

Oil

World War II

The instability created in Europe by the First World War (1914-18) set the stage for another international conflict–World War II–which broke out two …

World War II

Defeat of Hitler: D-Day Invasion

D-Day Invasion<p>Since early 1942, Soviet leader Josef Stalin had been urging a major new front in Western Europe to take some of the pressure off his …

D-Day

During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western …

D Day

Syria's war: East Ghouta 'refuses any evacuation deal' | Middle East

As a new round of Syria talks, aimed at consolidating a nationwide shaky ceasefire, begin in Kazakhstan's capital, residents of the besieged East Ghouta say they will refuse any deals that would eventually lead to their "displacement" and the transfer of Eastern Ghouta to government hands.<p>"There is …

Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Since the Syrian civil war officially began March 15, 2011, families have suffered under brutal conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of …

Sweet 16: The Case for Lowering the Voting Age

EDITOR’S NOTE: A version of this article was published first by Generation Progress and is reposted here with permission.<p>Contrary to how it sounds, …

High School

No, We Shouldn't Lower The Voting Age To 16

Ever on the bleeding edge of change, San Francisco is placing a measure on the November ballot to allow 16-year olds to vote. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi can barely contain her enthusiasm, “because when kids are in school, they’re so interested, they’re so engaged.” Tell that to the teachers whose …

TEN REASONS TO LOWER THE VOTING AGE

Lowering the voting age is a new concept for many people, but there are many good reasons that show doing so is a sound and ethical choice.<p><b>1. Young</b> …

Should Voters Be Required to Show Photo Identification in Order to Vote? - 2016 Presidential Election

Why New Photo ID Laws Mean Some Won't Vote

The argument over whether voters should have to present photo identification at the polls usually splits along party lines. Republicans who favor the requirement say it prevents ballot fraud. Democrats and election rights groups who oppose it say it is meant to suppress turnout.<p>And people of all …

Getting a photo ID so you can vote is easy. Unless you’re poor, black, Latino or elderly.

By Sari Horwitz<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Reporter covering the Justice Department and criminal justice issues for The Washington Post's national security team<p>Email Bio Follow<p>HOUSTON — In his wallet, Anthony Settles carries an expired Texas identification card, his Social Security card and an old student ID from …

Civil Rights

Overcoming the Cost of the Mexican Border Wall

Since last week, many Americans have observed a firestorm over the proposed building of an approximately 700-mile wall (not including large natural …