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Washington Post
Harriet Tubman to appear on $20 bill, while Alexander Hamilton remains on $10 bill
Washington Post
Black abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman will appear on the front of the $20 bill, relocating the slaveholding former president Andrew Jackson to its rear, and founding father Alexander Hamilton will remain on the face of the $10 bill. The changes were ...

CNN
Workers charged in Flint water crisis 'failed us all,' official says
CNN
(CNN) Three government employees charged in connection with the Flint water crisis "failed Michigan families," and the charges against them "are only the beginning" of a lengthy and exhaustive probe, state Attorney General Bill Schuette said Wednesday.

USA TODAY
90 facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 90
USA TODAY
Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-reigning British monarch, turns 90 Thursday. In celebration of her birthday, here are 90 facts about her life: 1. She was born at 2:40 a.m. on April 21, 1926, at 17 Burton St. in Mayfair, London. 2. She was christened ...

Reuters
Three dead, dozens injured in blast at Pemex complex in Mexico
Reuters
MEXICO CITY An explosion rocked a major petrochemical facility of Mexican national oil company Pemex in the Gulf state of Veracruz on Wednesday, killing at least three people and injuring dozens more, senior officials said. Luis Felipe Puente, head of ...

CBS News
Justices Consider Whether Police May Force A Breath Test Without A Warrant
NPR
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on whether police must get a warrant before forcing a driver to submit to a blood alcohol or breath test. All 50 states have laws that allow revocation of a driver's license for such a refusal. But a ...

New York Times
500 Migrants May Have Died in Sinking of Boat in Mediterranean, UN Says
New York Times
Coast Guard members at the port of Kalamata, Greece, on Sunday helped some of the 41 migrants who survived a sinking in the Mediterranean. Credit Nikitas Kotsiaris/European Pressphoto Agency. The United Nations refugee agency said on Wednesday ...

Los Angeles Times
Boycotts Work Against Anti-LGBT Legislation
Huffington Post
Chad Griffin and the Human Rights Campaign are doing an extraordinary job in pushing back on all the outrageous anti-LGBT laws springing up all over the South. In North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 2 into law in the dead of night on ...

New York Times
Curt Schilling Is Fired by ESPN
New York Times
Curt Schilling has been a baseball analyst at ESPN since 2010. Credit Charles Krupa/Associated Press. Curt Schilling, a former All-Star pitcher and one of the highest-profile baseball analysts on ESPN, was fired from the network Wednesday, a day after ...

Reuters
Brazil's Rousseff going to UN over impeachment; cabinet in crisis
Reuters
BRASILIA Beleaguered Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will travel to New York in a bid to rally international support against her impeachment, leaving behind a Cabinet paralysed by political crisis as another minister defected on Wednesday. Rousseff ...

CNN
Mass killer Anders Breivik's human rights breached in prison, court rules
CNN
Oslo, Norway (CNN) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has won part of his lawsuit against the state over his solitary confinement in a high-security prison, a court announced Wednesday. The Oslo district court found the 37-year-old's ...

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