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Officials in Texas discovered the dead bodies of 46 migrants inside a sweltering tractor-trailer that was left abandoned on a remote road in San Antonio Monday.

G7 leaders have pledged to support Ukraine's resistance to Russia's invasion "for as long as it takes."

A cloud of toxic gas burst from a storage tank in Jordan Monday, killing at least 13 people and injuring 250.

France wants the West to allow Venezuela and Iran to return to the oil market in an attempt to combat the energy crisis and rising prices due to the war in Ukraine.

Companies like Facebook and Google lack comprehensive privacy guidelines to protect people from being criminalized for seeking an abortion, explains technologist Daly Barnett.

The latest concessions made by Ecuador's president comes as Indigenous leaders agreed to meet with government officials to negotiate their demands.

An Amtrak train carrying more than 250 people collided with a dump truck northeast of Kansas City, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

A New York state Supreme Court judge has struck down a law that would have allowed some 800,000 noncitizens to vote in local elections in New York City.

California is set to become the first state to grant all undocumented immigrants access to state-subsidized health insurance.

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"Defunding the police is not simply about withdrawing funding for law enforcement and doing nothing else," says Angela Davis, who says Joe Biden has accepted this "superficial understanding" of the demand. Defunding police must be paired with reinvestment in community, she says.

Happening now: Medical students stage die-in outside in NYC protesting the repeal of the Affordable Care Act

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Ecuador's presidential front-runner @ecuarauz , who faces a runoff election in April, says the country is facing a “double crisis” of COVID-19 and austerity. “We’re facing what we call a lack of trust within Ecuadorian society, and we need to fix that as soon as possible.”

A three-week-old humanitarian ceasefire in Ethiopia’s Tigray region has failed to prevent widespread hunger and starvation.

Historian Timothy Snyder rejects the claim that NATO expansion is a primary cause of the Ukraine crisis. "The world isn't just about Washington and Moscow. It's also about other sovereign states and other peoples who can express their desires and have their own foreign policies."

@PriyamvadaGopal : "We have to drop the language of 'clashes,' and even 'riots' and 'communal violence'" when describing Hindu nationalist attacks on Muslims in India. She says there is an uneven distribution of power between these groups and calls it "deep, structural violence."

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, or “catastrophe,” when approximately 750,000 Palestinians were expelled from their homeland amid the creation of the state of Israel in 1948.

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BREAKING: 100+ police in riot gear appear poised to raid #NoDAPL  resistance camp directly in path of Dakota Access pipeline construction

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BREAKING: Amazon workers have successfully unionized the company's JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island, New York, forming the first U.S. union at the company. @amazonlabor 's organizing, led by fired worker Chris Smalls, overcame an expensive union-busting campaign by the tech giant.

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