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President Donald Trump, flanked by Reps. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, left, and Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, signs a series of bills during a ceremony in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on March 27. One of the bills that Trump signed was H.J. Res. 37, which nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration and NASA implementing the Obama-era executive order on "Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces." Photo Stephen Crowley / New York Times via Redux Pictures

Trump Pulls Back Obama-Era Protections For Women Workers

President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that advocates say rolls back hard-fought victories for women in the workplace.

image of Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission letterheadThe Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission was a secret spy agency created by the state of Mississippi to maintain white supremacy during the 1950s and '60s. (Image is a still from the Independent Lens documentary, "Spies of Mississippi.")

In Search Of Not-So-Lost Time: What Transparency Can Tell Us About History, Race Relations And Ferguson

The latest evidence that the nation has not yet overcome its legacy of racial bitterness and mistrust, a piece of family history unearthed by Sunlight consultant Nancy Watzman provides some insight as to why.

Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportation for about 5 million people.Thursday, November 20, 2014, people cheer during the executive action announcement form President Barack Obama during a watch part at legal service center Hermanad Mexicana in Las Vegas. Thousands of immigrant-rights activists, families and elected officials cheered across the country as President Barack Obama announced on television his plan for relief from deportation for about 5 million people. | Photo: AP

Five Things to Know About How President Obama’s Executive Action Impacts Undocumented Immigrants

President Obama’s Executive Action and how it impacts undocumented immigrants.