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Texas Ends Contract With Group That Has Run Alamo For More Than A Century

Thu, 2015-03-12 16:48

The news, reported by the The San Antonio Express-News, is a step toward a "brighter future" for the Alamo, said Land Commissioner George P. Bush and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.

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How The Iran Letter Is Playing In The 2016 Campaign

Thu, 2015-03-12 14:27

Republican presidential contenders are backing the letter 47 GOP senators wrote to Iran.

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The View From A Muddy Field In China: Women's Rights, In 1995 And Now

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:47

Anne Marie Goetz was one of 47,000 who attended the landmark Beijing conference. Twenty years later, she thinks it might be risky to hold an event like that today.

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Obama, Unions On Opposite Sides Of The (Fast) Track For Trade Deals

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:09

Labor groups, which have been allies of President Obama, are now stepping up their efforts to thwart White House plans for passing foreign trade deals on a "fast track" through Congress.

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U.S. Attorney General Deplores Police Shootings in Missouri

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:07

Eric Holder calls the attacks on Ferguson officers disgusting and cowardly. He is putting in motion a pilot program in six cities to try to improve police-citizen interactions.

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