Black students complain of casual racism

BOSTON - It's not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism. It's the casual, everyday slights and insensitivities.Sheryce Holloway is tired of white people at Virginia Commonwealth...
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My Turn: How can we celebrate Dr. Walter Soboleff Day?

...Alaska State Legislature in 2014, "an act establishing November 14 each year as Dr...passage of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act and the founding of Sealaska Corporation...the mail from him. Through this simple act of recognition and caring, the Juneau-Douglas...
My Turn: Don't wait for Alaska to crash is new, so we must think anew, and act anew. We must disenthrall ourselves, and...spending. It's over. It's time to act as soon as possible to avoid an economic...Abraham Lincoln and find the courage to act before it is too late. ? Fran Ulmer is...
Alaskans opt out of insurance, choose health care ministries an alternative to health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.Christian Health Care Sharing Ministries allows members to...affiliated organizations are legal under the Affordable Care Act, The Alaska Public Radio Network reported.Lane Chesley, of...
Health insurance marketplace navigation

The Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Marketplace's open enrollment will be from Nov. 1, 2015, to Jan. 31, 2016. Both SEARHC and the Internal...
SeaWorld says it will end orca shows in San Diego by 2017

...tourist attraction made it clear they prefer seeing killer whales act naturally rather than doing tricks, the company's top executive...Animals. "This move is like no longer whipping lions in a circus act but keeping them locked inside cages for life."The Orlando...
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Syrian MP: Decision to send troops is act of aggression

DAMASCUS, Syria - The United States' decision to send troops into Syria is an act of aggression because it does not have the government's agreement, a Syrian member of parliament said Saturday.Sharif Shehadeh...
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France IDs top Paris attacks figure community must overcome their deep-seated divisions over Syria to destroy Islamic State on its home turf."Friday's acts of war were decided and planned in Syria. They were organized in Belgium and perpetrated on our soil with French complicity...
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David Boxley talks Native, Tsimshian art revival

...banned potlaching. Dance masks and regalia were confiscated. Tsimshian people were put into prison for traditional and cultural acts like singing, dancing, and giving gifts, Boxley told the audience.Now, he said, Metlakatla has "seen a revival...
Thousands of Afghans march, demand justice for slain Shiites

...guarantee the security of the country."We came to the front gate of palace to raise our voices for justice and to condemn all acts of murder in the country," said Sakhi Rizayee 37, one of the organizers of the protest.The demonstrators included members...
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