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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant discusses his legislative priorities during his State of the State address in the House chamber at the Capitol in Jackson, Miss. The Republican governor signed a bill into law Monday, March 27, 2017, that bans sanctuary cities in the state for immigrants who have entered the U.S. illegally. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Gov. Phil Bryant signed a law Monday banning sanctuary cities and other policies that might help...
"IMG_4397" by Geoffrey Fairchild licensed under CC BY 2.0
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An advisory council working to reduce gun violence in Providence is recommending that the city engage...
"Children collect clean water at a tap-stand provided by UKaid" by DFID - UK Department for International Development licensed under CC BY 2.0
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One in every four children will reside in areas with limited access to drinking water by 2040, a new report...
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Bruce Ives, Chief Executive Officer of LifeMoves, discusses how the organization's individualized plans and services cater to homeless families that...
"Bathroom Sign" by Shelly Prevost licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A Pennsylvania student sued his school for letting a trans student use the boy’s locker room. ...
"LAPD" by jondoeforty1 licensed under CC BY 2.0
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The LAPD reported that LA’s community of Latinos is reporting less sexual assaults in 2017 - about 25 percent less...
Copies of President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending that slashes many domestic programs to finance a significant increase in the military and make a down payment on a U.S.-Mexico border wall.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump unveiled a $1.15 trillion budget on Thursday, a far-reaching overhaul of federal government spending...
Liz Medicine Crow
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Liz Medicine Crow, President and CEO of First Alaskans, discusses what the organization is about and their goals for the...
"GEM-TECH 2015 AWARDS" by ITU Pictures licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Kimberly Bryant founded Black Girls Code to address a huge issue in the tech world: girls – and in particular,...
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Investing in early childhood education programs of high quality can help keep children out of committing crimes and ensuring that...
"Yellow Flower Macro" by Simon Cocks licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A report from the Environment NY Research & Policy Center says colleges and universities are in excellent positions to lead...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
"Sleepy baby" by Ted Mielczarek licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A newly signed South Dakota law allows religious adoption centers to forbid certain families or individuals from adopting children, based...
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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Several states are considering legislation this year to end or curb child marriages. ...
"Pollution" by Ian Burt licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a recent report from the World Health Organization, 1.7 million children under the age of five die every...
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Kirsten Komoroske, Executive Director of the Walt Disney Family Museum located in San Francisco, explains the museum’s unique approach in...
FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2016 file photo, transgender high school student Gavin Grimm poses in Gloucester, Va. The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen’s case to a lower court without reaching a decision. The justices said Monday, March 6, 2017, they have opted not to decide whether federal anti-discrimination law gives high school senior Gavin Grimm the right to use the boys’ bathroom in his Virginia school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is returning a transgender teen's case to a lower court without reaching a decision,...
"Welfare" by Bradley Gordon licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Under the Massachusetts 1995 welfare reform law, children born into a family that has been on welfare are not eligible...
Mexican Consul General Jose Antonio Zabalgoitia cuts a ribbon at the opening of a legal Defense Center at the Mexican Consulate General, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Miami. The Mexican government is beefing up its aid to migrants in the U.S. through the creation of 50 legal assistance centers in response to President Donald Trump's measures to curb illegal immigration. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
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MIAMI (AP) — Not only is the Mexican government not building a wall; it's spending $50 million to beef up...
Elizabeth Babcock
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Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect...
"Canales" by U.S. Army Materiel Command licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A group of members from the House of Representatives introduced a new bill - the Military Hunger Prevention Act -...
"Homeless mother & child" by Mike Goad licensed under CC BY 2.0
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A new study suggests that, according to a data analysis of over 6,000 families in the UK, transitioning into poverty...
"UNICEF Tent" by Sudan Envoy licensed under CC BY 2.0
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UNICEF released a new report stating that sexual abuse, exploitation, violence, and detention have become increasingly common among refugee women...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....

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