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India Walton, a progressive candidate endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America, would also be the first female mayor of New York's second largest city if she wins the general election.

At issue in the case was a California law that allows union organizers to enter farms to speak to workers during non-working hours for a set a number of days each year.

Potentially, observers in plenty of solar systems could have detected Earth sometime in the last 5,000 years. More stars will soon move into positions that would let them see our planet.

The case involved a teenage cheerleader who dropped F-bombs on Snapchat. At issue was whether schools may punish students for speech that occurs online and off-campus but that may be disruptive.

With record levels of people relying on Medicaid for health care, the Biden administration is making moves to expand it even farther.

The court has long held that police may do this when pursuing a fleeing felon. The question in this case was whether they can do the same thing when pursuing someone suspected of a minor offense.

After a decision by UEFA to deny Munich's plan to light up its arena to protest a new Hungarian law seen as homophobic, other stadiums across the country said they would go ahead anyway.

Their workload has doubled. They don't go home when their shifts end lest they infect family members. When a patient smiles, they say it makes all the sacrifices worthwhile.

'Six Days In Fallujah' is based on the fight between U.S. troops and Iraqi opposition forces in 2004. The project was shelved for a decade, but the creator says it offers a serious look at the battle.

The pro-democracy newspaper will run its last edition on Saturday — signaling the end to Hong Kong's once freewheeling and muckraking reporting environment as well.

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams took the lead in New York City's mayoral primary race Tuesday while former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang conceded.

The American Rescue Plan set aside $135 million for arts and culture, nearly doubling the amount that was available in President Trump's CARES Act, and makes more groups eligible for funding.

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After more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning is allowed and there’s unprecedented interest for offline summer school across California, according to CalMatters.

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