Law Professor Says Judge Sotomayor Is Not Racially Biased

By Michael Combier-Talk Radio News Service Bertha Hernandez, Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law, believes it is impossible to argue that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor favors racial quotas and did not have a racial agenda in her approach of the cases she dealt with. (0:26) Listen

By Michael Combier-Talk Radio News Service

Bertha Hernandez, Professor of Law at the University of Florida College of Law, believes it is impossible to argue that Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor favors racial quotas and did not have a racial agenda in her approach of the cases she dealt with. (0:26)
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LISTEN: The Day Ahead – October 21, 2014

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More British army medics deploy to Sierra Leone, Ukraine and Russia talk energy in Brussels and the U.N. elects new members to the Human Rights Council.

Smithsonian Board Meeting Disrupted By Staff Seeking Wage Increases

Government employees protested for increased wages at the Smithsonian's annual Board of Regents meeting at the Smithsonian Hirschorn Museum, Oct. 20, 2014. (Photo by James Cullum)

Federal contract workers call for better pay and benefits at the annual Smithsonian Board of Regents meeting on Monday.

LISTEN: The World in 2:00 – October 20, 2014

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The U.S. transports Kurdish weapons to Kobani, disturbing reports of sexual violence in South Sudan and a very dirty Beijing Marathon.

Rubio Plans To Pursue Travel Ban Legislation

Rubio plans to introduce the new legislation in November when the Senate returns to session.

UN in Brief: Calm & Conflict for October 20, 2014

U.N. human rights experts condemn Detroit for shutting off water to residents, Nigeria is declared ‘Ebola-free,’ and Iraqi aid need far outstrips capacity.

Wyoming AG: Same-Sex Marriages To Begin Tuesday

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The Wyoming attorney general said that the state would not file an appeal of the ruling that struck down the state’s ban on same-sex marriage.