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  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."
  • Nation honors Martin Luther King: parades, service, 'no shots fired'

    Nation honors Martin Luther King: parades, service, 'no shots fired'
    With calls for a day of service to the poor and a renewed commitment to nonviolence, Americans on Monday commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the federal holiday that honors the slain civil rights leader. President Obama and his wife, Michelle, will...

    The income inequality debate is now in the mainstream

    The income inequality debate is now in the mainstream
    Whether it's because President Obama recently highlighted the issue or because most Americans are really feeling the pain, the debate over income inequality is now part of the mainstream kitchen-table debate. That's the conclusion to be drawn from a...

    Polar vortex sequel: Winter storm bringing heaps of snow to Northeast

    Polar vortex sequel: Winter storm bringing heaps of snow to Northeast
    Snow began falling in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, the vanguard of a major storm that has already led to the cancellation of thousands of flights, an unexpected closure of some federal offices and even prompted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop...

    TV ratings: 'American Idol' leads the night as ABC, NBC grow

    TV ratings: 'American Idol' leads the night as ABC, NBC grow
    With a fresh round of auditions in Detroit, "American Idol" was again the top-rated show on the major networks Wednesday night and gave Fox a comfortable win, though as expected it fell from last week's premiere. The Motor City visit, kicking off the...