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Hagel: ‘Racially Biased’ Military Hair Regulations Have Been Amended

After controversy erupted over new U.S. military grooming standards in April, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says amendments have been made to the Army, Air Force and Navy regulations.

08/14/2014

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration's health care system should be to "fix the problem" rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.  (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Soldier Sues Army For $100 Million Over Tattoo Rules

It’s been a busy week for the Department of Defense with calls for a review of new military regulations concerning appearance that one soldier is even suing over.

05/02/2014

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Secretary Hagel Will Review Army’s New ‘Racially Biased’ Hair Regulations

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has agreed to review the U.S. Army’s new grooming standards, which went into effect March 31 and have been called “racially biased.”

04/29/2014

Ben Carson: Congressional Black Caucus Racist For Not Allowing Whites

In a recently uploaded interview on YouTube, Dr. Ben Carson stated that the Congressional Black Caucus is acting in a racist fashion if it won’t allow non-blacks to join the organization.

11/13/2013

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Government to Sue North Carolina Over New Voter Law

The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over tough new voting rules, the latest effort by the Obama administration to fight back against a Supreme Court decision that struck down the most powerful part of the landmark Voting Rights Act and freed southern states from strict federal oversight of their elections.

09/30/2013

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