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File photo of the El Salvadorian flag (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

General Says He Could Not Stop Human Rights Abuses

A former El Salvador defense minister admitted responsibility for military abuses against civilians during his country’s civil war on Wednesday, saying he could not stop human rights violations because of divisions within the armed forces.

02/27/2013

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s China Attacks On Obama Show Breathtaking Hypocrisy

Romney looks to come back from 47% don’t pay taxes remarks and attacks on China trade. But Romney has so many vulnerabilities on China it is hard to understand why he would pick this issue.

09/28/2012

A closed factory in a working class neighborhood (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Talks Tough On China But Romney And Bain Bought Chinese Factory

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital purchased a factory in China that took on the demand from outsourcing from other US companies. So they profited by increasing profits from companies they owned by shipping jobs overseas and they profited from other companies shipping jobs overseas by doing the work that used to be done in cities and towns across America.

09/17/2012

File photo of people protesting the Trayvon Martin shooting   (Photo Credit: Allison Joyce / Getty Images)

Southern Baptist Leader Apologizes For Martin Comments

A Southern Baptist leader apologized this week for any hurt caused by explosive remarks accusing President Barack Obama and other black leaders of exploiting Trayvon Martin’s death for political gain.

CBS Tampa–04/17/2012

File photo of Publix grocery store. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images.)

Farmworkers Fast Outside Publix Headquarters in Lakeland

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) —  Florida farmworkers and their supporters are staging a fast outside Publix Super Markets headquarters in Lakeland. The fast organized by the Coalition of Immokalee Workers started Monday and will last through […]

CBS Tampa–03/05/2012

California Embryo Bank Provides Donated Eggs For Stem Cell Research (Photo Credit: Sandy Huffaker / Getty Images)

Same-Sex Custody Battle Could Change Florida Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A custody battle in Florida between two lesbians could fuel the growing national debate over the definition of motherhood. It also might force state lawmakers to reconsider a 19-year-old law regarding […]

03/04/2012

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