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President Trump rattles the Middle East, saying the U.S. will recognize Israel’s authority over the Golan Heights. Also on our Friday rundown: A judge blocks laws limiting the power of the new Wisconsin governor. Plus, momentum builds across party lines to abolish the death penalty.

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Archive: July 30, 2014

PHOTO: Native Americans, immigrants and others are expected to testify at a human rights hearing today (Wed.) in Albuquerque. Their views will be part of a United Nations review of U.S. compliance with an international human rights treaty. Image courtesy U.S. State Department

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Testimony gathered at a human-rights hearing in Albuquerque today will be included as part of an overall review of U.S. compliance with an international human rights treaty. Ejim Dike, executive director of the U.S. Human Rights Network, the group organizing the hearing, said sh ...Read More

PHOTO: Israeli and Palestinian teens met this summer to learn how they can be individual citizen diplomats and help create a brighter future for the region. Photo credit: Hands of Peace.

CHICAGO - While violence rages back home, some Israeli and Palestinian teens opened their hearts and minds to each other in Chicago this summer. Hosted by American families during the three-week Hands of Peace program, they did the hard emotional work of "hearing the other side" and wondering how t ...Read More

GRAPHIC: A poster on the web site of Latino Justice PRLDF, one of more than a half-dozen groups calling on the U.S Justice Department to investigate two unsolved 2010 attacks against Latinos in Suffolk County. Credit: Latino Justice PRLDF.

NEW YORK - The U.S. Justice Department today is being urged to investigate two unsolved 2010 attacks against Latinos in Suffolk County, and immigrants' advocates say it also needs to probe what they call a "systematic" failure by the county's police department to protect the Latino community. It ha ...Read More

PHOTO: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Congress' top priority before its August break should be to

CARSON CITY, Nev. - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is urging Congress to approve bipartisan legislation that would provide $17 billion to improve medical services at the Veterans Administration. Reid told his Senate colleagues he expects them to pass the "Veterans Access, Choice an ...Read More

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