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International Day of Democracy: Shareable quotes

September 15 is the International Day of Democracy, a day to honor the values of freedom, respect for human rights, and free and transparent elections.
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U.S. comic Conan O’Brien visits Israel

American comedian Conan O’Brien recently made headlines in the U.S. and Israel as he toured that country for a special series on his television show.
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President Trump: Bigotry ‘has no place in America’

President Trump on the violence in Charlottesville: "We condemn ... this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence. It has no place in America."
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Shareable quotes: U.S. officials speak out against violence

Shareable quotes from President Trump and two other top officials following a racial incident in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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Why protect offensive speech?

The U.S. Constitution's First Amendment includes the right to say unpopular things and "hate speech," and it gives that right to everybody.
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Pride 2017 in photos: The worldwide LGBTI community celebrates

Check out some events in the month-long celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) rights.
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So you want to be a TV reporter … [video]

Get tips from award-winning news anchor Richard Lui to see if you have what it takes to be a broadcast journalist.
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Rock’s Hall of Fame picks its 2017 inductees [video]

Joan Baez, Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam, Journey, Yes and Electric Light Orchestra will be the latest artists to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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First lady honors courageous women from around the world

First lady Melania Trump honored a group of women from around the world for their bravery in fighting for women's empowerment and human rights.