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A look at South Dakota lives balanced on the minimum wage

10/28/14 11:02AM

Unemployment in South Dakota may be low compared to the national average, but the state's average wages are also among the lowest in the country. Some in South Dakota are pushing to raise the state's minimum wage. But even some who support the increase wonder if an $1.25 hourly hike would be enough to make a difference. read more

This Week in Pictures: Oct. 18-24

10/24/14 02:21PM

The first case of Ebola is confirmed in New York, protests continue in Hong Kong, and the relatives of 43 missing student teachers in Mexico demand answers. read more

Everywhere, USA

10/23/14 04:54PM

Not every town gets to be King of Prussia or Truth or Consequences. America is littered with colorful monickers for its cities, but some towns inevitably go by names that are a little more milquetoast. And few names are more milquetoast than "Middletown": A name suggesting the town's defining attribute is that it isn't too... read more

A dancer from the Deep Roots Dance Company performs during a training session in an old theatre in downtown Havana

This Week in Pictures: Oct. 11-17

10/17/14 01:07PM

Ebola cases stoke fears across the U.S., protests continue in Hong Kong, and the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals clench their division finals to proceed to the World Series. read more

Ferguson's 'Weekend of Resistance'

10/13/14 12:13PM

Over 100 protesters marched peacefully down W. Florissant Ave. on Friday night carrying a mirrored coffin in Michael Brown’s honor, kicking off what organizers billed as a “Weekend of Resistance,” a multi-day event designed to pay tribute to the lives of young black men who have died at the hands of police. read more

Demonstrators listen to speakers during a rally on the campus of Saint Louis University on Oct. 13, 2014 in St Louis, Mo.

'Weekend of Resistance' kicks off in Ferguson

10/10/14 12:45PM

Over 100 protesters marched peacefully down W. Florissant Ave. on Friday night carrying a mirrored coffin in Michael Brown’s honor, kicking off what organizers coined a “Weekend of Resistance." read more

Hindu Firefighting

This Week in Pictures: Oct. 4-10

10/10/14 11:42AM

Protests rock Ferguson ahead of a "weekend of resistence," pro-democracy demonstrators take to the streets in Hong Kong, and U.S. sees its first Ebola death. read more

An Aurora Borealis is seen in Northern Norway

This Week in Pictures: Sept. 27-Oct. 3

10/03/14 10:42AM

The first case of Ebola was confirmed in the U.S. this week, as the world's worst outbreak that began six months ago continued its deadly march through West Africa. ... read more

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