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Woman's hunting photos on Facebook spark fury

In response to the outrage and controversy that erupted following the illegal killing of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, a hunting enthusiast from Idaho has responded by flooding her Facebook page with “kill” photos of the animals she’s killed on hunts in Africa just last week as the news of Cecil’s demise broke. 230 more words

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Cousins Amy and Senator Chuck Schumer team up to take on gun violence

Comedian and actress Amy Schumer and U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer, her cousin, held a joint press conference on Monday to call for stricter gun control measures. 169 more words

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Hillary makes bold promises on clean energy at campaign event

In a bold push in favor of renewable energy, Hillary Clinton on Sunday promised voters in Iowa that by the end of her first term as president the U.S. 170 more words

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The One Question to Ask a Conservative Candidate in This Election

He did it. Stephen Harper dropped the writ and we’re heading into a 78 day election campaign. Oh joy!

I’m serious.

I intend to have a… 984 more words

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Can a “mom patrol” keep a rough Chicago neighborhood safe?

A group of mothers taking a stand to protect their neighborhood! #Leader http://t.co/75G3lOKwRI

— YWCA-NYC (@YWCANYC) July 13, 2015

Every day between the hours of 4pm and 8pm, a group of mothers walk the streets of a neighborhood in Chicago, keeping a watchful eye out for violence.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg reflects on a polarizing court term

Earlier this week, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sat down with Duke Law professor Neil Siegel to reflect on the court’s recent term, highlighting landmark decisions on marriage equality, housing discrimination, and health care. 113 more words

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