Amy Poehler, ‘Parks and Rec’ team in Twitter tussle with NRA and its ‘pro-slaughter agenda’

Amy Poehler, 'Parks and Rec' team in Twitter tussle with NRA and its 'pro-slaughter agenda'

Nick Offerman as Ron Swanson and Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope in NBC’s "Parks and Recreation." The NBC sitcom "Parks and Recreation" was a show about the power of community and civic engagement that was created and run by outspoken gun lobby critic Michael Schur. It’s arguably not the […] Click here to view original web page at www.chicagotribune.com

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NYU accused of serving ‘racially insensitive’ meal in honor of Black History Month

NYU accused of serving 'racially insensitive' meal in honor of Black History Month

NYU and the people who cater its dining facilities are apologizing after a student called them out on a “racially insensitive” lunch they served up during Black History Month. Nia Ashari Harris, a sophomore at the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, took to Facebook on Tuesday to say […] Click here to view original web page at www.foxnews.com

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‘Hell on earth': UN mulls Syria action as Eastern Ghouta deaths rise

'Hell on earth': UN mulls Syria action as Eastern Ghouta deaths rise

Watch citizens fleeing underground in Syria 02:28 (CNN)UN Security Council members may vote Thursday on a temporary ceasefire for Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta region, a day after the United Nations’ chief deplored the plight of the civilians trapped there as "hell on earth." A draft resolution put forward by […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Where Billy Graham ‘missed the mark’

Where Billy Graham 'missed the mark'

Billy Graham’s relationship with Martin Luther King Jr. has been described as cordial but conflicted. Billy Graham, who had refused to participate in the 1963 March on Washington, dismissed King’s belief that protests could create a "Beloved Community" in America where even "down in Alabama little black boys and […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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All of West Virginia’s public schools are closed due to a teacher walk-out over pay

All of West Virginia's public schools are closed due to a teacher walk-out over pay

Teachers and school staff protest in Barrackville, West Virginia, on Thursday February 22. (CNN)Public schools across West Virginia are closed Thursday as teachers and other school employees hit the picket lines, demanding higher wages and better benefits. According to Dale Lee, president of the West Virginia Education Association, teachers […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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Suspicious package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reports say

Suspicious package sent to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, reports say

View of St James’s Palace in central London. (CNN)Police launched an investigation after suspicions were raised about a package sent to a royal residence in London, reportedly addressed to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that officers tested a substance in a package received at St […] Click here to view original web page at www.cnn.com

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