Lauren McCauley, staff writer
One hundred eighth grade students refused to be photographed with Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan during a field trip to the nation's capital because they "didn't want to be associated with a person who puts his party before his country," as one student put it. According to reporting,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Morton County Sheriff's Department deployed a tank and sprayed peaceful protesters with a water cannon amid below-freezing temperatures on November 20, 2016. (Photo: Dark Sevier/flickr/cc)
The years-long, Indigenous-led fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi, centre, gestures to U.S. President Donald Trump, right, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks on as they attend a session at the G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily on Saturday. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images)
Further isolating the United States as other world powers prepare to take on...

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Thursday, on what would have been his 24th birthday, a Bronx intersection was renamed for Kalief Browder, the 16-year-old boy flung into New York's brutal Rikers Prison after being wrongly accused of stealing a backpack. There he endured three years of "documented torture" - two in solitary - before charges were dropped and he was freed. Two traumatized years later, he hanged himself. A version of his “American tragedy," Kalief once said, "happens every day."

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