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Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 02:15 PM EST

MLK's 1st 'I Have a Dream' Speech Unearthed

MLK's 1st 'I Have a Dream' Speech Unearthed

Months before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech to hundreds of thousands gathered in Washington in 1963, he fine-tuned his civil rights message before a much smaller...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:54 AM EST

Monica Crowley Won't Join Trump Team Amid Plagiarism Scandal

Monica Crowley Won't Join Trump Team Amid Plagiarism Scandal

Conservative media commentator Monica Crowley will not be joining the Trump administration following accusations of plagiarism. That's according to a transition official. Crowley had been slated to join...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:20 PM EST

How Will Pa. Governor Balance His Budget?

How Will Pa. Governor Balance His Budget?

Questions burn in Harrisburg over how Gov. Tom Wolf will handle deficit.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 12:37 PM EST

Philadelphia March for Resistance

Philadelphia March for Resistance

In Old City Philadelphia protesters marched for resistance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:51 AM EST

Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial

Crowd Sings 'We Shall Overcome' at MLK Memorial

Thousands of people across the country paid homage Monday to Martin Luther King Jr. At a wreath-laying ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, the crowd sang "We Shall Overcome" after walking the wreath...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:53 PM EST

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who Is in White House'

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who Is in White House'

As civil rights leaders and activists gather at sites across the country to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader's daughter is encouraging Americans to fight for his...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 05:45 AM EST

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

Women Have Many Motivations for DC Inauguration Protest

Call them rebels with a cause. Or two. Or three. Or 10. When throngs of women from around the nation converge on Washington for a march on the day after Donald Trump's inauguration, they will arrive driven by...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:26 AM EST

Pa. Beer Drinkers Can Raise a Bottle to Looser Rules

Pa. Beer Drinkers Can Raise a Bottle to Looser Rules

Pennsylvania drinkers will get a new reason to celebrate on Tuesday, when looser regulations on beer retailers go into effect, letting them sell any quantity, including individual 32-ounce bottles, six-packs and...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 09:46 AM EST

EU Nations React With Surprise, Defiance to Trump Remarks

EU Nations React With Surprise, Defiance to Trump Remarks

European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that more member states would leave...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:36 AM EST

Biden in Ukraine: Trump Should Keep Sanctions on Russia

Biden in Ukraine: Trump Should Keep Sanctions on Russia

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine's president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions...

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