Aid Groups to World Leaders: Time to Force Israel to Lift Blockade on Gaza

by Sarah Lazare - 'We urge you to take action to press for an end to these restrictions now, so that families are lifted out ...

These 16 Quotes Explain Why Trump Will Be The Republican Candidate

by John Prager - Donald Trump is awful — exactly the sort of person he would describe as a “loser” if he possessed some modicum ...

Firefighters From Half A World Away Summoned To Help Put out America’s Wildfires

By CHARLES TOPHER, Addicting Info – Huge tracts of California, Washington and Oregon are burning, with no end in sight. That is the grim reality ...

Senate Committee OKs Bill Written By H&R Block To Make Doing Your Taxes More Complicated

by JAMESON PARKER - If there is one thing in the world more frustrating than sitting down to do your taxes, it’s knowing that ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump finishes up speaking before a crowd of 3,500 Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Trump is Global Journalism’s American Junk Food

by Christian Christensen - He’s everywhere. Spray-tanned face and white teeth exploding through the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Implausible hair mesmerizing on Twitter and ...

Georgia County Admits It Disenfranchised Voters In African American-Dominated Neighborhoods

by ALICE OLLSTEIN - Fulton County, Georgia admitted to illegally disenfranchising and misleading voters in the 2008 and 2012 elections in a settlement this ...

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump finishes up speaking before a crowd of 3,500 Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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This Day in History

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On This Day, Aug. 30, 1965 – Thurgood Marshall Becomes First Black on Supreme Court

  1965 – Thurgood Marshall was confirmed by the Senate as a Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the first black justice to sit on the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993) was a U.S. Supreme Court justice and civil rights advocate. Marshall earned an important place in American history on the basis of two accomplishments. First, as legal counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), he guided the litigation that destroyed the legal underpinnings of Jim Crow segregation. Second, as an associate justice of the Supreme Court – the nation’s first black justice – he crafted...

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Entertainment Blasts

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Nine Films to Watch in September

BBC Culture picks nine films to see next month, including a brutal Mexican cartel drama, Johnny Depp as a gangster and the first of the Oscar contenders.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 06:  Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones performs live on stage during day two of British Summer Time Hyde Park presented by Barclaycard at Hyde Park on July 6, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Simone Joyner/Getty Images)

Keith Richards Shares Two New Solo Songs ‘Substantial Damage’ and ‘Amnesia’ – Listen

The upcoming record will feature contributions from The Rolling Stones’ late saxophonist Bobby Keys, who died in December 2014. A press release states that the record was inspired by reggae, rock, country and the blues. “I had a ball making this new record and working with Steve Jordan and Waddy Wachtel again,” Richards said in a recent statement. “There’s nothing like walking into a studio and having absolutely no idea what you’re going to come out with on the other end.”

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