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Marching for King’s dream: ‘The task is not done’

August 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Participants march down Independence Avenue away from the Lincoln Memorial during the rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Washington. Tens of thousands of people marched to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial and down the National Mall on Saturday, to commemorate King’s famous...

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Holder: I wouldn’t be AG without 1963 marchers

August 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

ADDING SECOND SENTENCE TO CAPTION – Attorney General Eric Holder acknowledges applause before speaking at a rally to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington Saturday, Aug. 24,...

DC zoo will try again for exam of baby panda

August 24, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this image from video provided by the Smithsonian National Zoo, Mei Xiang gives birth to a cub two hours after her water broke Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at the National Zoo in Washington. The zoo has been on round-the-clock panda watch since Aug. 7, when Mei...

San Diego mayor agrees to resign

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner speaks after agreeing to resign at a city council meeting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, in San Diego. The San Diego city council voted Friday on the agreement between Filner and city negotiators that lead to his resignation following...

Hagel: Obama asks for Syria military options

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this July 31, 2013 file photo, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel pauses during a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington. Hagel is suggesting Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, that the Pentagon is moving naval forces closer to Syria in case President...

Obama plays down US intervening in Syria

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Syrian woman chants anti- President Assad slogans, during a protest in front of the Syrian embassy to condemn the alleged poison gas attack on the suburbs of Damascus, during a protest in front of the Syrian embassy, in Amman, Jordan, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013....

Hernandez’s cousin pleads not guilty to contempt

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Tanya Singleton, a cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, is escorted into Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 where she pleaded not guilty on a contempt charge for allegedly refusing to testify before the grand...

Huge Calif. wildfire spreads into Yosemite

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, the Rim Fire burns near Yosemite National Park, Calif. The wildfire outside Yosemite National Park — one of more than 50 major brush blazes burning across the western U.S. — more than tripled in...

Sides agree to drop Paula Deen discrimination suit

August 23, 2013 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Jan. 17, 2012 file photo, celebrity chef Paula Deen poses for a portrait in New York. Lawyers signed a deal Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, to drop a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit against Deen, who was dropped by the Food Network...

Villagers unsatisfied by life sentence for Bales

August 23, 2013 • National NewsComments (0)

Afghan villagers speaks during a news conference after a sentencing hearing for Staff Sgt. Robert Bales at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Bales, who massacred 16 Afghan civilians in 2012 in one of the worst atrocities of the Iraq...

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