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Republican health project comes to light

 06/22/2017 - 16:33
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (r) is surrounded by the press on his way to his office upon arrival at the Capitol in Washington DC, USA, today, June 22, 2017. EFE/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

[OP-ED]: America’s postindustrial blues

 06/22/2017 - 09:43
Says Richard Reeves of the Brookings Institution in his new book “Dream Hoarders.” We should not be surprised that 58 percent of whites and 67 percent of whites without a college degree voted for Trump.
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Ever since Donald Trump’s election, a cottage industry of politicians, journalists, scholars and commentators has sought to understand what motivates Trump supporters. Theories have ranged from globalization to a rebellion against Washington elitism to racism. But the true cause may have been overlooked: the “postindustrial society.”

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:30am
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Says Richard Reeves of the Brookings Institution in his new book “Dream Hoarders.” We should not be surprised that 58 percent of whites and 67 percent of whites without a college degree voted for Trump.

FBI treating stabbing at Michigan airport as terrorist act

 06/22/2017 - 04:34
File photo showing a passenger watching several aircrafts at Detroit's Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mitchigan, United States on Dec. 26, 2009. EFE/Jeff Kowalsky
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The attacker yelled "Allahu Akbar" (God is great, in Arabic) before stabbing airport police officer Jeff Neville in the neck.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:30am
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File photo showing a passenger watching several aircrafts at Detroit's Metropolitan Airport in Romulus, Mitchigan, United States on Dec. 26, 2009. EFE/Jeff Kowalsky

Stepping-up the fight for immigrants

 06/21/2017 - 17:04
Abel Rodríguez, Cabrini University, Center on Immigration
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A Latino professor leads Philadelphia's first academic Center on Immigration issues.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 12:15pm
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With the Center on Immigration, Cabrini's goal is to become a regional leader in creating knowledge about issues that affect immigrant communities in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania. Samantha Laub / AL DÍA News

[OP-ED]: Why polarization is now so deep

 06/20/2017 - 16:09
El congresista Steve Scalise, representante por Luisiana y tercer republicano de mayor rango en la Cámara de Representantes de EE.UU., se encuentra en "estado crítico", según informó hoy el hospital en el que fue ingresado tras el tiroteo en en el Parque- Estadio Eugene Simpson, en Alexandria, Virginia EFE
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Wednesday’s shooting at a congressional baseball practice was a ghastly example of the political polarization that is ripping this country apart. Political scientists have shown that Congress is more divided than at any time since the end of Reconstruction.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 4:00pm
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Congressman Steve Scalise, a representative for Louisiana and the third-ranking Republican in the US House of Representatives, is in "critical condition," according to the hospital where he was admitted after the shooting in the Park - Stadium Eugene Simpson in Alexandria, Virginia. EFE

"We see people who suddenly can't see or walk"

 06/20/2017 - 05:04
A view of of Tlaltetela, a small village in the Mexican state of Veracruz on June 17, 2017. EFE/Miguel Angel Cardona
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In the Mexican village of Tlaltetela, in Veracruz state, dozens of people lose sight, become paralyzed due to an incurable neurodegenerative disorder known as SCA7.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:00am
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A view of of Tlaltetela, a small village in the Mexican state of Veracruz on June 17, 2017. EFE/Miguel Angel Cardona

Crisis in Venezuela will be the center of the OAS General Assembly

 06/19/2017 - 13:33
Venezuelan citizens gather today, Sunday June 18, 2017, around the hotel to host the meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS), which will start this Monday in the city of Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo (Mexico). EFE/ Alonso Cupul
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The 47th OAS General Assembly will be held on June 21 in Cancún, Mexico, convening the region's foreign ministers to continue the suspended consultation on the crisis in Venezuela during a previous meeting.

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Monday, June 19, 2017 - 1:00pm
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Venezuelan citizens gather today, Sunday June 18, 2017, around the hotel to host the meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS), which will start this Monday in the city of Cancun, in the state of Quintana Roo (Mexico). EFE/ Alonso Cupul

Trump to announce new Cuba policy today

 06/16/2017 - 04:15
Donald Trump is expected to put an end to Obama's efforts to normalize economic and diplomatic relations with Cuba. Clamping down on travel and commercial ties with the island will affect the tourism industry. Photo: EFE/Ernesto Mastrascusa

In a speech in Miami, the US President is expected to reverse Obama's policy of rapprochement with Cuba and to announce stiffer rules on travel and commercial ties with the Caribbean island. 

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 3:30am
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Donald Trump is expected to put an end to Obama's efforts to normalize economic and diplomatic relations with Cuba. Clamping down on travel and commercial ties with the island will affect the tourism industry. Photo: EFE/Ernesto Mastrascusa

White House wants Cuba to have less US funds, more respect for human rights

 06/14/2017 - 01:44
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, 'Review of the FY2018 State Department Budget Request', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 13 June 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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Trump is expected to announce this Friday in Miami the results of the overhaul he set in motion, as soon has he took power, of the renewal of diplomatic relations with Cuba, begun by Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in December 2014.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 1:30am
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appears before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, 'Review of the FY2018 State Department Budget Request', on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, USA, 13 June 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

A friendly game of ping pong during the SPiN Launch Party at the One Liberty Observation Deck

 06/13/2017 - 16:40
SPiN Philadelphia held their launch party at the One Liberty Observation Deck Monday evening.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News