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Muslims in NYC fight for holiday fairness

Muslims in NYC fight for holiday fairness

04/18/14 02:32PM

Today’s Heroes and Zeroes: An Oregon teen is accused of urinating in a reservoir; and a fight is on to convince NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to keep his promise of closing public schools on the Muslim holiday of Eid. watch

POLL: Which Underreported Story Should We Cover?

04/18/14 08:17AM

POLL: Which Underreported Story Should We Cover? 1) Gerrymandering: Does it Make Politics More Partisan?, 2) Prescription Drug Abuse: the Link between Prescription Drugs and Drug Abuse, or 3) America’s New Trade Partnerships: Helping Us or Hurting Us? read more

Bloomberg bankrolls new effort against NRA

Bloomberg bankrolls new effort against NRA

04/16/14 02:32PM

With the push for gun safety having stalled, Michael Bloomberg is backing a group that aims to use the NRA’s own playbook against it. Lori Haas, whose daughter is a survivor of the Virginia Tech shooting, and former Colorado State Sen. John Morse discuss. watch

Growing cracks in Ukraine’s foundation

Growing cracks in Ukraine’s foundation

04/16/14 02:30PM

NBC’s Jim Maceda reports the sighting of Ukrainian tanks bearing Russian flags. Then, economist Jeffrey Sachs and former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson discuss the escalating situation in Ukraine and the possible economic disaster. watch

Charting the mainstreaming of hip hop music

Charting the mainstreaming of hip hop music

04/16/14 02:26PM

Marketing mogul Steve Stoute, author of “The Tanning of America” and hip hop commentator Michaela Angela Davis discuss if the rise of hip hop culture to the mainstream really makes for a more color-blind America. watch

The fight over GMO labeling

The fight over GMO labeling

04/16/14 02:21PM

There are more than 60 legislative proposals in over two dozen states that would impose some form of mandatory labeling for genetically modified foods. Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio discusses with Ronan Farrow. watch

NYPD disbands unit set up to monitor Muslims

NYPD disbands unit set up to monitor Muslims

04/16/14 02:16PM

Heroes and Zeroes: After years of protests and lawsuits, the NYPD has announced the Demographics Unit which monitored members of the Muslim community in New York has been disbanded. However, some are still arguing the program is a necessary tool for... watch

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