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Hong Kong Nationals Protest Beijing in Annual March
Despite torrential rains, thousands of protesters spilled into the streets of Hong Kong to express dissatisfaction with the Beijing-backed chief executive, Leung Chun-ying, and demand universal suffrage and democratic reforms. The protests Monday were part of what has become an annual July 1 ...
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, January 24, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Jordan Mazza GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE ABC News’ Shushannah ...
A Student Asks Christie: 'How Do You Keep Everything Under Control?'
HOBOKEN, N.J.– New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visited a school in Camden Thursday, and aside from his inauguration speech Tuesday it was his first public event since Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer accused his administration of bullying tactics. He didn’t take any questions from press, instead briskly ...
This Week in History
From lightning strikes to red stripes, this week in history is packed with important events. Check out the list of what happened this week in history: June 10 1752: Benjamin Franklin Plays with Lightning On a stormy night in 1752, famed founding father Benjamin Franklin conducted a historic
The Coal Monster: Pollution Forces Chinese Leaders to Act
China's power plants and factories are spewing out toxic emissions and covering the country with smog and grime. For the new leadership, protecting the neglected environment has become a question of preserving its power. What does growth smell like? What does the biggest economic miracle of all
Sequester Snapshot: Student Loans
While Republicans and Democrats fight over how to deal with the automatic budget cuts that start tomorrow, the sequester will almost certainly mean cuts to programs for college students. That includes cuts to some federal work-study programs and reductions in payments to millions of student...
State of the Union: What to Watch
Tune in to ABCNews. com/live at 9 p.m. ET for anchored coverage of President Obama’s 2013 State of the Union address. GUNS VS. (BREAD AND) BUTTER – The White House has made clear tonight’s speech will focus on jobs and the economy. Coming after of...
Catholic School Administrator Fired For Supporting Gay Marriage
Teacher Told to Take Down Blog Post, Develop Morality Plan or Be Fired, He Says
Obama's Favorability Best Since '09; 2-1 Approval for Inaugural Address
Barack Obama has advanced to his highest personal popularity since his first year in office, and Americans who’ve formed an opinion of his second inaugural address last week broadly approve of it, the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll finds. At the same time, Obama’s favorability...