Haitian Earthquake Aftershocks.

6.1 aftershock rocks Haitians out of their sleep ——————– The latest temblor, centered 35 miles west-southwest of Port-au-Prince, sends people fleeing into the streets. Defense Secretary Robert Gates says the U.S. military is ramping up its relief efforts. By Tracy Wilkinson and Ken Ellingwood January 20 2010, 7:22 AM PST… Read more“Haitian Earthquake Aftershocks.”

NYTimes.com: Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89

NEW YORK REGION | December 28, 2009 Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89 By DOUGLAS MARTIN Mr. Sutton, a politician in New York City, stood proudly at the center of his race’s epochal struggle for equal rights. Posted via email from drkenya’s posterous Percy Sutton impacted so many of… Read more“NYTimes.com: Percy Sutton, Eminent Politician, Dies at 89”

NYTimes.com: Immigration Detention System Lapses Detailed

US | December 03, 2009 Immigration Detention System Lapses Detailed By NINA BERNSTEIN A growing number of noncitizens are being held unnecessarily, according to two new reports. My Take: Imagine lingering in a jail cell for days, months without really understanding why you are there. Consider that you do not… Read more“NYTimes.com: Immigration Detention System Lapses Detailed”

NYTimes.com: New Hopes on Health Care for American Indians

HEALTH | December 02, 2009 New Hopes on Health Care for American Indians By PAM BELLUCK Congress, with the support of the White House, appears poised to greatly improve the Indian health care system. My Take: Native Americans are yet another overlooked population, but who have more claim to this… Read more“NYTimes.com: New Hopes on Health Care for American Indians”