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Letter from a Birmingham Jail

America’s most visible leader in the civil rights movement used tactics of nonviolence and civil disobedience based on his Christian beliefs and inspired by the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi. The Baptist minister was often greeted with barbaric violence from officials…

Flu deaths higher than estimated

According to new estimates published by the Centers for Disease Control, between 291,000 and 646,000 people worldwide die from seasonal influenza-related respiratory illnesses each year, higher than a previous estimate of 250,000 to 500,000 and based on a robust, multinational…

Trump insults the world, again

In a meeting at the Oval Office Thursday to hammer out a bipartisan overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, President Donald Trump described African and other Third World nations as “shithole countries” and wondered aloud why the United States couldn’t…

Linden Sam’s Club is one of 63 to close

Employees showing up for work at the Linden Sam’s Club, the membership warehouse owned by retail giant Walmart, learned that the store is one of 63 across the nation that are unexpectedly shutting down or converting to regional distribution centers to help fill online…