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Three SoCal Locales Where Holiday Spirit Runs High

Courtesy Hilton Anaheim

Southern California is known for having more than its fair share of hot spots, from the trendiest happy hour haunts, to hotels and resorts with out-of-the-box offerings that proffer an exceptional travel experience. Here are a noteworthy few that have hit my radar of late: Eddie V’s San Diego Launches New Happy Hour Menu (www.EddieV.com) […]

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‘Bridges, Not Walls’ Protesters Chant Outside Trump Buildings Around U.S.

New York, N.Y. “Bridges, not walls,” protesters chanted outside Trump International Hotel in Washington late Saturday, referencing President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to build a wall along the southern U.S. border to bar Mexicans — who Trump has described as “criminals” and “rapists” — from entering the country. About 400 protesters gathered outside the Minneapolis Convention […]

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Obama Wants Humans on Mars by 2030s

New York, N.Y. The base of Mars’ Mount Sharp is pictured in this August 27, 2012 NASA handout photo taken by the Curiosity rover. President Barack Obama says with the help of private companies, the United States will send humans to Mars by the 2030s. In an op-ed published on CNN.com, Obama wrote, “We have […]

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Photo of the Day – Oct. 5, 2016

lllll UNMISS Hosts Cultural Event at Civilians Protection Site in Juba The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) hosts a cultural event at Protection of Civilians site 3 (PoC 3) in Juba on May 21 to cap a week of workshops held under the theme “Unite 4 Heritage — Building Identity and Belonging for the […]

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Photo of the Day – Sept. 30, 2016

UN Day Celebration at Kapuri School, South Sudan New york N.Y. To mark United Nations Day (24 October), the UN family came together with members of the Rwandan battalion of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and the community of Kapuri to volunteer for a morning of work in the construction of a new […]

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Michael Brown’s Father Says Teen’s Death ‘Opened Eyes of World’

New York, N.Y. A few hundred people gathered for a moment of silence on Tuesday at the spot in the central U.S. city of Ferguson, Missouri, where Michael Brown was killed by a police officer two years ago. “Hands up!” sign displayed at a Ferguson protest. Photo: Jamelle Bouie Later Tuesday, a few dozen people marched […]

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Protests Against Police Brutality Held on U.S. Capitol Steps

Washington D.C. A black teenager stood with his white classmate from a Washington high school and somberly looked on at protesters on Capitol Hill who marched from the White House Thursday evening speaking out against police brutality.   Democracy Spring. Photo: Wikipedia, Michele Egan The two friends, though of different races, were an image of […]

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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas’ Restrictive Abortion Law

Washington D.C. The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down one of the United States’ strictest abortion laws, in what is seen as one of its most important abortion decisions in a quarter century. A protest against Focus on the Family’s “Stand for the Family” event at the Xcel Energy Center, planned by OutFront Minnesota. Photo: […]

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