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Air Force heads fired. Air Force's top leaders are fired "In an unprecedented action in a time of war, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates simultaneously fired the civilian and military leaders of the Air Force, saying that oversight standards for the U.S. nuclear arsenal had deteriorated on their watch."

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Democratic nomination. Clinton to shelve her presidential campaign "Less than 24 hours after a defiant-sounding speech about her candidacy, Sen. Hillary Clinton has decided to drop or suspend her own historic presidential bid and endorse Sen. Barack Obama,"

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Dem nomination-Obama. Obama Claims Nomination "With a split decision in the final two primaries and a flurry of superdelegate endorsements, Sen. Barack Obama sealed the Democratic presidential nomination after a grueling and history-making campaign against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton."

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Dem presidential race. Barack Obama appears headed for Democratic finish line "With an expected late wave of support from congressional Democrats, Sen. Barack Obama appeared poised to secure enough delegates to earn his party's presidential nomination,"

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Dem primaries. Clinton Wins Easily in Puerto Rico "Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) won the Puerto Rico primary comfortably, claiming perhaps her last triumph in the race for a Democratic presidential nomination that increasingly appears to be out of her reach."

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New Sanctuary Movement


Part 1. Safety under the steeple "A new movement seeks to involve American churches as "sanctuaries" for illegal immigrants. In the original "sanctuary movement" of the 1980s, Central American refugees camped out in churches across the country."


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Poverty. A state of need "More than 13 percent of Ohioans are now living in poverty, unable to afford adequate food, housing, clothes and other necessities.

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Supreme Court - worker's rights. Justices Say Law Bars Retaliation Over Bias Claims "The Supreme Court ruled that employees are protected from retaliation when they complain about discrimination in the workplace,"

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Immigration. Safety under the steeple "A new movement seeks to involve American churches as "sanctuaries" for illegal immigrants. In the original "sanctuary movement" of the 1980s, Central American refugees camped out in churches across the country." Jail growth explodes as ...

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War funding & GI Bill. Senate Passes $165 Billion Measure to Pay for Wars "The Senate yesterday approved $165 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan well into the next presidency, but in a break with President Bush and the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Sen. John McCain, it also approved billions of dollars in domestic spending that includes a generous expansion of veterans' education benefits."

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