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Republican Party wing creates 18 fake websites for Democrats

If you support Democratic Rep.<p>Ann Kirkpatrick’s bid for reelection, stay away from annkirkpatrick.com. The site might greet visitors with a welcoming photo of the Arizona congresswoman and a screaming “Kirkpatrick forCongress” logo, but that design belies its true agenda.<p>Funded and created by …

Government

Parents of teen killed by drunk driver fight to prevent another tragedy

The parents of a young woman killed by a drunk driver are going to great lengths to prevent him from drinking and driving again.<p>Patricia and Gerry …

Nova Scotia

More Syrian chemical arms toxins shipped out, inspectors say | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - More Syrian chemical weapons materials were loaded onto ships and transferred out of Syria on Monday, a joint inspection mission run by the United Nations and the global chemical arms watchdog said.<p>The chemical weapons components will eventually be destroyed aboard a …

Where bananas are grown

Bananas and other tropical fruit like pineapples are grown in tropical areas like Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, and the Pacific. Bananas are …

The catastrophe unleashed by US imperialism in the Middle East

14 January 2014<p>In December 2011, having been forced to pull the last US combat troops out of Iraq after failing to secure a status of forces …

Is Alaska's economy grounded?

World Trade Center Alaska Executive Director Greg Wolf says China is now the largest importer of goods from Alaska. Photo by Casey …

Why the American Middle Class Is Dying

The skills gap is widening, the middle class is shrinking, and wages are stagnant. America has underinvested in areas of competitiveness over the …

Faces Of Child Labor (PHOTOS)

Though it may seem a barbaric practice of the past, child labor is still alive and well in the U.S. and around the world, and international efforts to stop abuses of child labor by 2016 are moving slowly.<p>The U.S. Labor Department this week released a report that found 134 products in 17 countries …

The 9-Year-Old Who Vows To End Child Slavery

“I saw a picture of two boys with big rocks strapped across their heads. To feel better, they were holding hands. I learned that these boys are brothers … and slaves. I thought slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln. But it still happens. I wanted to do something about it, because compassion is not …

Stopping child labor: There's an app for that

A smartphone app in Colombia uses crowdsourcing to document and fight child labor. Whenever users see a child working they can take a picture, log …

Child Work: Agriculture, Entertainment Fair Labor Standards Act Exemption - Stateline

(Updated 9/24/2013 to clarify that Roybal-Allard's bill would limit farm work to children 14 or older)<p>In most states, a girl or boy as young as 12 …

Obama Administration

This map shows where the world’s 30 million slaves live. There are 60,000 in the U.S.

We think of slavery as a practice of the past, an image from Roman colonies or 18th-century American plantations, but the practice of enslaving human beings as property still exists. There are 29.8 million people living as slaves right now, according to a comprehensive new report issued by the …

Anatomy of modern-day slavery

More than two centuries after slavery was outlawed, 29.8 million people globally continue to be subjected to new and diverse forms of servitude, a …

Armed Conflict

Child Labor And The Dark Side Of Chocolate

This Halloween millions of children across the US will hit the streets looking to score some treats and maybe, if they’re ambitious, give their …

Daughters for Sale: India's Child Slavery Scourge

Millions of Indian children work as slaves in factories, brothels or in the homes of families. Out of poverty and desperation, parents sell their …

Why Are Children Working in American Tobacco Fields?

<i>This article was reported in partnership with the Investigative Fund of the Nation Institute.</i><p>The air was heavy and humid on the morning the three …

Wiil they now be blamed for 'child unemployment'? Syrian minors now constitute majority of Jordan's working children

Syria's refugee children forced into work by poverty and family breakdown - interactive | Global development | The Guardian

Child Labor: Down by a Third Since 2000

The number of child laborers worldwide has dropped significantly according to a new report released this week by the International Labor Organization …