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Channel 2 NewsUpdate: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed into law a bill to ban Americans from adopting Russian children less than 24 hours after receiving the bill from the Russian Parliament. The ban is in retaliation for a new law in the U.S. that imposes...
Channel 2 NewsAmnesty International says the United States remains near the top of the global list of nations carrying out executions and was the only Western democracy to use the practice last year. The rights group's annual review of worldwide death penalty...
Channel 2 NewsThe Proposition 5 debate over what's known as the Equal Rights Initiative has certainly been heated. But for all the back-and-forth between the Yes on 5 campaign, One Anchorage, and the No on 5 campaign, Protect Your Rights, representatives from the...
Channel 2 NewsSeveral states and U.S. territories are weighing in on a lawsuit over proposed graphic cigarette warning labels that include a sewn-up corpse of a smoker and a picture of diseased lungs, saying the federal government should be allowed to require the...
The Alaska Permanent Fund would have to restrict its investment in companies that do business with Iran, if bills introduced by a group of Republicans and Democrats in the state Legislature become law. Anchorage Democratic Sen. Bill Wielechowski tells...
Tags: Democratic Party, Mike Burns, Republican Party, Iran, Politics
Channel 2 NewsMatanuska Creamery is facing allegations of religious discrimination. The dairy's former office administrator filed an accusation with the Alaska State Commission for Human Rights. Merlyn Kay Schaugaard accuses Matanuska Creamery's Chief Financial...
Tags: Civil Rights, Mormonism, Social Issues, Discrimination, Politics
I have always suspected racists didn't like being called out for their racism. Now I have proof. When I told MSNBC's Thomas Roberts on May 14th that the tea party was "the Taliban wing of American politics", a firestorm erupted. Arguing the IRS was...
Tags: The Washington Post, Social Issues, Sociology, NAACP, Racism
Once upon a time, as many fairy tales start, the United States was the prevailing force in Latin America. It had a coherent policy for its southern neighbors, and its opinions mattered to those who governed in the region. Despite President Barack Obama'...
WASHINGTON — Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge A. Raymond Randolph says: "Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be...
The Hartford CourantRegistration is open for the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center's big event, the Stowe Prize Big Tent Jubilee, which will take place on May 30 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on the Stowe Center grounds, 77 Forest St., Hartford. The event will honor the 2013 Stowe...
HartfordTrinity College reaped a bounty of Fulbright awards for the 2013-14 academic year, with two graduating seniors and three alumni being awarded fellowships to conduct research or teach. In addition, three others -- two members of the Class of 2013 and an...
Tags: England, Research, Education, Schools, High Schools
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Mike Rogers has pulled off a rare feat in a bitterly divided Congress — a working, productive relationship with Democrats in overseeing the nation's 16 spy agencies. The question now is whether the...
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