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Senate Dems seek higher wages for cafeteria workers, sources say

The senators began making the plans after reading a CNN.com article about the plight of Charles Gladden, a 63-year-old grandfather making $360 a week who sleeps on a makeshift bed on a sidewalk next to D.C.'s McPherson Square Metro Station.

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:03:40 EDT
'I don't want to be an embarrassment to this country'

Charles Gladden has worked at the U.S. Capitol for eight years. He is also homeless, and his story highlights the living wage debate.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:37:23 EDT
Food workers, janitors walk out on U.S. Senate

About 40 contracted workers from the United States Senate walked off their jobs Wednesday morning and joined more than 1,000 labor activists at a rally calling on President Barack Obama and Congress to require federal contractors to pay their workers more.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:25:32 EDT
The middle finger seen 'round the world

It's the image we'll always remember: the Boston Marathon bomber flipping the bird.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:59:22 EDT
Boston bombing: The dead and injured

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:45:43 EDT
Tulsa reserve deputy got special treatment

An internal inquiry by the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office in 2009 concluded that Reserve Deputy Robert Bates was shown special treatment and that training policies were violated regarding his role with the agency.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:52:20 EDT
15 buffalo shot after a day of chase

Fifteen buffalo were shot and killed on Friday after a day on the loose in upstate New York.

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:47:09 EDT
3 found guilty in Florida A&M hazing death

The last three defendants prosecuted in the hazing death of a Florida A&M drum major were convicted Friday, reported CNN affiliate WFTV.

Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:46:12 EDT
HIV outbreak in Indiana grows

The number of new HIV infections in a rural Indiana county has grown, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The institute is working with state health leaders to control the "severe outbreak," which has spread among users of a prescription opioid called Opana.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:58:15 EDT
Protesters, police scuffle over Gray death

There were a few scuffles with Baltimore police and at least two people were arrested during another night of protests over the death of Freddie Gray.

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:37:22 EDT
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