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Health, Justice & Poverty, News
A new rule through the Department of Health and Human Services will allow patients and their families to sue nursing...
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Arts, Media & Culture, News
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City recently laid off tens of museum workers after facing a $10...
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Children & Families, Health, Previews
James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....
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AP, Arts, Media & Culture, Children & Families, News
NEW YORK (AP) — The Children's Museum of Manhattan is teaching kids with hands-on political history. ...
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Justice & Poverty, News
Tech companies in America are beginning to hire Chief Equality Officers to help tackle the lack of diversity in the...
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Foundations, Health, Previews
Susan L. Solomon discusses the first privately-funded stem cell laboratory in the nation that accelerates cures for the major diseases...
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AP, Children & Families, Education, News
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When a 5-year-old autistic boy came home from his Nashville public school with bruises and a...
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Environment, News
Scientist reported that CO2 levels in the atmosphere recently exceeded a 400 ppm threshold, indicating the ratio of carbon dioxide...
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Justice & Poverty, Previews
Ruth Messinger, President of American Jewish World Service, discusses the overall goals of the organization and how they work with...
FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2016 file photo, Chicago police investigate a scene in Chicago where gunfire at a birthday party left a man dead and a woman injured. August was the deadliest month for Chicago homicides in two decades, and an analysis of the toll shows more clearly than ever that the blame lies with surging violence in a handful of the city’s most impoverished neighborhoods riven by loosely organized street gangs. (Ashlee Rezin  /Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Malik Causey loved the way gangs took what they wanted from people on the street, the...
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Justice & Poverty, News
President Obama’s veto of the 9/11 Victims bill was overturned by the Senate. ...
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Education, Previews
Martin Blank President of the Institute for Educational Leadership discusses equipping leaders to build effective systems that prepare children...
FILE - In this April 20, 2016 file photo, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D- Mich., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House easily approved an election-year plan Sept. 28 to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild its lead-poisoned water system, as Congress moved toward addressing a public health catastrophe that became an acrimonious partisan dispute. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House easily approved an election-year plan Wednesday to provide $170 million to help Flint, Michigan, rebuild...
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Education, News
While open online courses are traditionally seen as providing equal opportunity for students of all economic and social backgrounds, recent...
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Education, Previews
Jim Grossman Executive Director of the American Historical Association discusses the importance of historical thinking....
Soft drink and soda bottles are displayed in a refrigerator at El Ahorro market in San Francisco, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. In November 2016, voters in San Francisco and Oakland will consider a penny per ounce tax on sugar laden drinks such as bottled cola, sports drinks and iced teas in November. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
AP, Health, News
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where...
FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016 file photo, a herd of bison grazes in the Lamar Valley of Yellowstone National Park. A Montana legislative committee wants American Indian tribes to be able to hunt bison inside Yellowstone National Park to better control herds of the animals that migrate into Montana during winter, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
AP, Environment, News
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife advocacy groups are suing to force the U.S. government to look again at whether the...
Irving McPhail President & CEO of NACME
Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Irving McPhail, President & CEO of the National Council for Minorities in Engineering discusses how NACME's work is aimed...
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MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city is teaming up with police, schools, prosecutors, and community and faith-based groups...
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AP, Environment, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for a coalition of states and businesses reliant on fossil fuels made their case Tuesday to...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Morris Vogel discusses history as a process of constant rediscovery of the past....
In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 photo, Manchester Community College student Jeslyn Lamonte, of Vernon, Conn., stands on the school's campus in Manchester, Conn. She said she intends to transfer to UConn after two years to save on tuition and avoid significant education debt. (AP Photo/Michael Melia)
AP, Education, Justice & Poverty, News
Financial aid, traditionally a lifeline for poorer students at public colleges, is increasingly being used to attract students from more...
In this Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 still image from video, Kimberly Coleman-Mitchell, right, teaches her fourth grade class at Oakridge Elementary School in Arlington, Va. Elementary schools in Arlington, South Burlington, Vt., and Holyoke, Mass., are among those that went homework-free at the start of the school year. (AP Photo/Bill Gorman)
AP, Education, News
SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year....
Paul Tetreault
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
Director Paul Tetreault discusses the process of presenting theatrical plays that make history come alive....
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Environment, Health, News
Forest fire smoke in Malaysia and Indonesia killed an estimated 100,000 people in both countries, according to a study conducted...
Syrian refugee Fadi Ehmood, center, waits with his children at Omonia square in Athens before heading to the airport for a flight to Madrid on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. A group of 27 Syrians and four Iraqis was among the very few accepted by a European country as part of a sputtering relocation program designed to relieve pressure on Greece and Italy, the main entry points for those fleeing war and hoping for better lives in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The bus winding its way through the pre-dawn darkness of Athens' empty streets marks the end...
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Arts, Media & Culture, INSIGHT, Previews
Max Hollein, the newly appointed Executive Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, speaks of the history, collections,...
FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2016, file photo, teachers picket outside Morgan Park High School in Chicago. Teachers in the nation's third-largest public school district have overwhelmingly voted in support of a strike, though the earliest one could occur is mid-October. The Chicago Teachers Union said Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, that about 95 percent of its voting members favored strike authorization. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
AP, Education, News
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district announced Monday that they have overwhelming support for a strike,...
FILE - This July 27, 2016 file photo shows signs around the West Calumet Housing Complex in East Chicago, Ind. The mayor of this industrial town ordered the evacuation of the 40-year-old public housing complex this summer because of severe lead contamination, forcing more than 1,000 people from their homes. (John J. Watkins/The Times via AP, File)
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — When the mayor in this industrial town ordered the evacuation of a 40-year-old public-housing complex...
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Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
President & CEO Neal Shapiro explains the difference between public media and commercial media....

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