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North Carolina civil rights center faces conservative ire

A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives seeking to leave their mark on the state's higher education system

Wisconsin tribes clash in casino expansion fight

Two American Indian tribes are going head-to-head in a fight over casino expansion in northern Wisconsin

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female…

The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated

North Korea threatens to sink US aircraft carrier

Former U.S. ambassador to South Korea Christopher Hill reacts on 'Sunday Morning Futures'

French voters head to the polls for presidential…

Former aide to Margaret Thatcher provides insight on the top candidates

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in…

Novelist and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya as suspicion falls on herders

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California moves _ slowly _ toward resuming…

California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits

Samsung Galaxy S8 hits stores

In this week's wrap-up, Samsung's latest superphone makes its way to store shelves. Over at Facebook's annual conference, the company gives the world a glimpse into its vision of augmented reality.

Busy at the polling station in France

Queues have formed at polling stations in France in the country's presidential election.

Watch The World March For Science On Earth Day

Scientists prefer to stay above the political fray, but concerns about budget cuts and issues such as climate change have led thousands of scientists and their supporters to join the March for Science in Washington, D.C.

100K people to volunteer for 'Comcast Cares Day'

David Cohen, Senior Executive VP of Comcast, and Huges Evans, Global Citizen's Co-Founder, talk about the largest day of volunteerism in the country. Comcast is partnering with Red Nose Day and Global Citizen.

Matthews: All eyes are on France this weekend

Chris Matthews discusses the upcoming French election and how American politics is playing a role.

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Priebus: 'I Would Like to Have a Vote This Week…

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus tells Chuck Todd in an exclusive interview that the White House is optimistic about holding a healthcare vote this week.

Hooters is Making Their Uniform 'Family Friendly'

Hooters is known for chicken wings and other things, but now their iconic uniform is getting a makeover in Asia. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports on their new modest is hottest policy.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health…

President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed push on health care and a looming budget deadline

Police ambush killer's strategy to avoid death…

As Eric Frein tries to avoid death row for ambushing two Pennsylvania State Police troopers, defense lawyers are suggesting they intend to raise questions about the father's influence on the gunman

Wall St slips ahead of French election

U.S. stocks dipped on as investors are cautious ahead of the first round of the closely-contested French presidential election. Roselle Chen reports.

Saudis reinstate public sector perks after 7-month cutback

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures

Crime victims: Alabama is wrong to post personal…

Crime victims are calling for personal information such as addresses and telephone numbers to be removed from Alabama's court records website

Science May Not Be Political, But The March For…

Despite claims that the March for Science was nonpartisan, there was a lot of anger directed at President Trump.

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Social media timeout as French election reaches…

The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking…

A new breed of fraudsters, often targeting the elderly and vulnerable, aims to take victims' homes and not just their money