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Greek bailout talk ruffles German election

08/22/2013 6:37am
Chancellor Angela Merkel's opponents are assailing her credibility after her finance minister said Greece will need a third bailout package _ injecting Europe's debt crisis for the first time into the campaign for next month's German elections.

France: Force an option in Syria

08/22/2013 10:11am
France's foreign minister on Thursday raised the possibility of the international community using force in Syria if it is proven that Bashir Assad's regime used chemical weapons in an attack the opposition says killed more than 100 people.

Half of US says racial equality not yet a reality

08/22/2013 2:53pm
Has the U.S. achieved Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream of a colorblind society? Fewer than half of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress in the past 50 years toward racial equality, a new poll shows.

AP source: DHS employee behind racist website

08/22/2013 4:41pm
A Homeland Security employee is the operator of a racist website predicting and advocating a race war, a department official said Thursday.

50 years after King, marchers gather again in DC

08/22/2013 8:27pm
Next week, the nation's first black president, a living symbol of the racial progress Martin Luther King Jr. dreamed about, will stand near the spot where King stood 50 years ago and say where he believes this nation should be headed.