Workers react as the Los Angeles City Council votes 13-1 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, but a second vote is required for final approval because the tally was not unanimous, in Los Angeles, June 3, 2015. 
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The police officer has since resigned and could face criminal charges for his actions.

Hastert is charged with lying to the FBI about illegal bank withdrawals, which he purportedly used as “hush money” to conceal prior sexual misconduct. He has pleaded not guilty.

On Monday, a South Carolina grand jury indicted Michael Slager for murder.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month is celebrated every year during the month of June as a way to commemorate the Stonewall Riots that took place in Manhattan in 1969.

Following the announcement, presidential candidate and former first lady Hillary Clinton tweeted: “We knew we liked you, @chipotle.”

Martin Luther King Jr. College Prep made headlines two years ago when Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year-old honor student, was fatally shot on her way home from school.

Prior to the Department of Education’s announcement, only about 16,000 students who attended schools that abruptly closed in April were eligible to apply for debt forgiveness.

The announcement of Cox’s wax figure coincides with the beginning of June—LGBT pride month. 

Spike TV said it would remove the joke from the version of the awards show that will air. 

This gradual pay increase was approved by the city-council in a 12-1 vote. 

Fox News announced that it would allow the top 10 candidates into the first GOP debate in Cleveland on Aug. 6  based on an average of the five most recent national polls.

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