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    Beyond $15 an hour: The new generation of labor leaders

    In the 121 years since Labor Day became a national holiday, millions have taken it as a day of rest. For labor leaders, though, it's a day about work: working the politicians, working the issues of pay and benefits in a country where wages for many of those millions have hit the skids. Laphonza...

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    Egypt's muffling of news media is an outrage

    In sentencing three Al Jazeera television journalists to three years in prison for crimes that look suspiciously like committing journalism, an Egyptian court has ruled in direct contradiction to international human rights and press freedoms. That an American ally — and the recipient of $1.3 billion...

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Tens of thousands of migrants fleeing war and poverty are trying to reach safety in Europe. This summer's unprecedented exodus from Syria, Afghanistan, Eritrea and other nations in turmoil has inundated southern Europe and exhausted the generosity of countries suffering their own economic woes.SEE THE STORY

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