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nytimes.com — ANNAPOLIS, Md. - President Obama will address Naval Academy graduates on Friday morning, welcoming the next generation of officers even as the military confronts a growing number of sexual assault cases. White House officials said Mr. Obama is likely to address the sexual assault issue in his speech to the graduates in Annapolis.
npr.org — They were just little girls when they were killed in what came to be known as the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing. And now Addie Mae Collins, Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, and Cynthia Wesley have been awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, nearly 50 years after the attack in Birmingham, Ala.
yesmagazine.org — This weekend, people in 250 cities on 6 continents will march against meddling in the global food supply by Monsanto-the company that brought us Agent Orange, Dioxin, PCBs, and the bovine growth hormone. This article originally appeared in Waging Nonviolence.
washingtonpost.com — For 29 years, I have defended clients facing marijuana charges in the District. At every initial appearance, without fail, the judge admonishes the defendant either to stay in school or to hold down a job. In the majority of cases, however, a job is not possible because most employers in this town will not hire entry-level workers who do not have a police clearance.
nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - Even before the F.B.I. conducted 550 interviews of officials and seized the phone records of Associated Press reporters in a leak investigation connected to a 2012 article about a Yemen bomb plot, agents had sought the same reporters' sources for two other articles about terrorism.
politico.com — Buck McKeon’s family is getting into the defense lobbying game. A firm run by the California Republican’s brother and nephews has landed five lobbying clients, according to newly filed disclosure forms. Each one lists “defense” as an issue area. As chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, McKeon has major influence over...
newyorker.com — WASHINGTON ( The Borowitz Report)-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, who for the past forty-seven years has served as a weekend scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America, angrily resigned from that position yesterday, effective immediately. Justice Scalia quit his post in a terse resignation letter that read, in part: "Some of the happiest memories of my adult life have been as a scoutmaster.
nytimes.com — IT was the year President John F. Kennedy traveled to Berlin to proclaim "ich bin ein Berliner" and the year he gave his famous American University speech arguing that peace was "the necessary rational end of rational men." It was the year the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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