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Lincoln Papers Project Shifts Focus Online

The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project announced on Thursday a revamped website with over 1,500 legal, personal and political writings and documents associated with the nation's 16th president.

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TIAA Exec Offers Guidelines For Retirement Saving

Ronald Pressman says everyone needs to think ahead to retirement, whether that time is far in the future, or just a few years away. The executive with the non-profit financial service provider TIAA says baby boomers need to make sure their retirement benefits live as long as they do, and millennials need to act now to make sure their plans for retirement get off to a good start. Pressman spoke with Illinois Public Media’s Jim Meadows about how to prepare for retirement in today’s world. TIAA...

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An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today

In April 1968, the United States was grieving. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a white nationalist. Cities burned with riots. Across the Atlantic, Britain was debating the Race Relations Act, which made it illegal to deny a person employment, housing or public services based on race or national origin. The law was intended to protect immigrants from Commonwealth nations, especially former colonies in the Caribbean, India and Pakistan. The first of these immigrants, 492...

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A Baby On The Senate Floor

3 hours ago

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The Papers of Abraham Lincoln project announced on Thursday a revamped website with over 1,500 legal, personal and political writings and documents associated with the nation's 16th president.

The American Federation of Teachers said Thursday that it is cutting its financial ties with Wells Fargo as a result of the banking giant's relationships with the National Rifle Association and gunmakers.

The AFT, a 1.7-million-member national union, is dropping the bank as a recommended mortgage lender, to which it currently channels more than 20,000 AFT mortgages.

Pruitt's Possible Ethics Violations

6 hours ago

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Couple Has 14 Kids — All Boys

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Dog's Cancer Was Teddy Bears

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In April 1968, the United States was grieving. The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated by a white nationalist. Cities burned with riots.

Across the Atlantic, Britain was debating the Race Relations Act, which made it illegal to deny a person employment, housing or public services based on race or national origin.

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