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Cancer rates decline in African-American men although racial disparities remain

A new joint report from multiple health agencies said that U.S. cancer deaths among African-American men have declined, but that racial disparities remain. According to CNN, the widest gap in treatment and survival rates occurs with cancers which are found through routine screenings such as breast, prostate and colorectal cancer,…

Wisconsin state bar asks U.S. to monitor state’s voter ID law

MADISON (Reuters) – The Wisconsin state bar has asked the U.S. Department of Justice to review the state’s controversial new voter identification law, citing concerns the measure could disenfranchise thousands of voters. The chair of the bar’s civil rights and liberties division, Sally Stix, said in a letter to Attorney…