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A Hard Day's Work Deserves a Fair Day's Pay

It's been a good few days for America.<p>On Thursday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act. It is here to stay.<p>And, Democrats and Republicans in Congress paved the way for the United States to rewrite the rules of global trade to benefit American workers and American businesses.<p>On …

Puerto Rico governor says US territory 'can't pay $72bn debt'

<b>Puerto Rico's governor has said the US territory cannot pay its $72bn (£45bn) debt and is close to defaulting ahead of emergency talks with legislators.</b><p>In a TV address on Monday, Alejandro Garcia Padilla said he would seek a moratorium on repayments and form a team to restructure public debts.<p>White …

Caribbean

The Otherside

Life Of Dillon - Overload (The Chainsmokers Remix)

The Hood Internet - Some Poppas (The Notorious B.I.G. x Flume)

America’s over-criminalization epidemic: How the prosecution of Atlanta teachers exposes a broken system

The threat of over-criminalization is a nationwide problem with no easy fix, law professor Angela Davis tells Salon<p>At times, the task of reforming and reimagining the U.S. criminal justice system can feel a bit like peeling an onion.<p>Whether it's drug laws, mandatory minimums, the disenfranchisement …

Illinois oil train derailment threatens Mississippi River

An oil train derailment and spill in northwest Illinois poses an "imminent and substantial danger" of contaminating the Mississippi River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Saturday.<p>The spill from the derailment, which occurred Thursday, also threatens the Galena River, a tributary of …

Mississippi River

Sgt Bergdahl to return to active military duty - reports

<b>Sgt Bowe Bergdahl is set to return to active military duty at the end of his reintegration process following years of captivity in Afghanistan.</b><p>The soldier, who was held for five years by the Taliban, will take an administrative job on a Texas base.<p>Sgt Bergdahl was released in May in a swap for five …

Military

GOP opposition grows to Obama's billion-dollar request to fix immigration, border crisis

Republicans escalated their opposition Sunday to President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to help fix the illegal immigration crisis at the southern U.S. border -- posing alternatives and arguing they can resolve immediate problems for less money.<p>“Our view as House Republicans is that we're not …

The 1-Month Bridal Bootcamp Workout

You don't have to be engaged to reap the benefits<p>We tapped Danielle Hopkins, Equinox Instructor and Group Fitness Manager, for her no-fail, month-long full body bootcamp, designed for brides-to-be, their well-dressed guests or anyone looking to amp it up before a big event this summer. Here, her …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …

7 Latinos on TIME's 100 Most Influential People in the World

<i>TIME magazine</i> released their annual list of the <b>100 Most Influential People in the World</b> and <b>Beyoncé</b> took home the number one spot as pop music's reigning queen. While Queen Bey may be lauded as the most influential person on the planet, several notable Latinos also made the list. From <b>Alfonso Cuarón</b> …

Man Lost At Sea For 14 Months Denies Eating Shipmate

Jose Salvador Alvarenga, who was rescued in January after 14 months adrift at sea, insists there is no truth to allegations that he ate his shipmate, Ezequiel Cordoba, to survive.<p>"Not for one second did I think of eating Ezequiel," he told the Daily Mail. "I wouldn’t have done it, even if it meant …

Florida woman's sentence could be tripled in stand-your-ground retrial

A Florida woman who won a retrial after being sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a “warning shot” in the direction of her violent husband has been told that her jail term could be tripled if she is convicted again.<p>Marissa Alexander could be sent to prison for a minimum of 60 years if she is …

UKRAINIAN PARLIAMENT VOTES TO OUST THE PRESIDENT

The crisis in Kiev has taken a new, unstable turn, as the parliament has voted to oust Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.<p>The 328-0 vote to oust Yanukovych and elect a new president on May 25 came an hour after the embattled president said he was refusing to resign and that pro-EU forces have …

For Abused Native American Women, New Law Provides A 'Ray Of Hope'

This Thursday, three Native American tribes are changing how they administer justice.<p>For almost four decades, a U.S. Supreme Court ruling has barred tribes from prosecuting non-American Indian defendants. But as part of last year's re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, a new program …

Danish zoo shoots giraffe and feeds carcass to carnivores

Marius is put down at the age of 18 months for being inbred - despite online petition and offer of home in Yorkshire<p>A perfectly healthy young giraffe was shot dead at Copenhagen zoo on Sunday despite an online petition to save it signed by thousands of animal lovers.<p>Marius, an 18-month-old giraffe, …

Giraffes

New Surveillance Cameras Can See for Miles and Hours

This isn’t your father’s surveillance camera.<p>A new class of surveillance cameras able to monitor an area the size of a small city for hours at a time …

Could George W. Bush Be The Last Republican President?

If they couldn’t beat Obama, the chances against stopping Hillary are even slimmer.<p>Last week I received an email blast from the Chairman of the …

Associated Press News

A Tiny Step Toward Statehood for Puerto Rico

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Puerto Rico is closer than it has ever been to becoming the 51st American state — which is to say, …

Associated Press News

The Burrito Boyz Serve Up Free Breakfasts for San Diego's Homeless

While most teens are impossible to rouse at the crack of dawn, the Burrito Boyz of San Diego, Calif., are out of their homes by 6:30 a.m. every …

Homelessness

10 Health Myths We Want To Believe (But Shouldn't)

I’m kind of confused as to what to eat these days. You have magazines telling you diet sodas make you fat, bread is Satan and starving yourself (they …

Poisoned: why West Virginia's water crisis is everyone's problem

When 35-year-old Jason Eldridge arrived home last Thursday from his job as a systems administrator with a healthcare company in Charleston, West Virginia, he acted no differently than he normally would: he made dinner (that night, it was tacos) for his wife, his two-year-old daughter, and himself. …