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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: June 15, 2015

A striking janitor being clubbed by L.A. Police on June 15, 1990. Connecticut workers are marking the 25th annual Justice for Janitors Day with a march to Hartford City Hall on Wednesday. Courtesy: SEIU.

HARTFORD, Conn. – Union leaders and service workers in Connecticut are marking the 25th anniversary of Justice for Janitors Day – and they are organizing for contract negotiations this fall. Juan Hernandez, Connecticut district director for the union 32BJ, notes it was 25 years ago tha ...Read More

PHOTO: Because of pollutants including cattle runoff, Pennsylvania is falling far behind where it committed to be in cleaning up Chesapeake Bay tributaries. Photo by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Pennsylvania is falling far short of its commitments to clean up local rivers and streams. That affects the quality of life for all of the Commonwealth's residents, and conservation groups say it has to change. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the state's progress ...Read More

Upper Midwest Pension Rights Project helps explain retirement benefits. Credit: Jerry Oster

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – More than 50 percent of working Americans have some kind of retirement plan through their employer, whether a 401k or other type that will help them pay for their later years. But many people don't completely understand how their plan and any associated benefits work. ...Read More

PHOTO: Activists are protesting the private prison industry in California. Photo credit: morguefile/arnoshwithal

LOS ANGELES – Activists are protesting tax breaks for the $3 billion private prison industry - which runs 16 facilities in California. They protested at an industry conference in New York last week about a loophole that lets private prison companies claim to be in the real estate business and ...Read More

PHOTO: Activists are protesting the private prison industry in Florida. Photo credit: morguefile/kconnors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Activists are protesting tax breaks for the $3 billion private prison industry, which runs seven facilities in Florida. They protested at a real estate conference in New York last week about a loophole that lets private prison companies claim to be in the real estate business, wh ...Read More

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