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Chris Magno, of Erie, holds a pro-immigration sign Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 during a "Build Bridges Not Walls'' immigration vigil at Perry Square in Erie, Pa. near the U.S. District Courthouse. Magno, an assistant professor of criminal justice at Gannon University in Erie, is an immigrant from the Philippines who has permanent residency, or "green card" status. About 60 attended the vigil, where speakers denounced President Donald Trump's temporary immigration and refugee bans. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
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In Orange County, California, dozens of immigrant parents have signed legal documents authorizing friends and relatives to pick up their...
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After several efforts by anti-abortion activists to defund Planned Parenthood, a Texan federal judge has temporarily ruled against state health...
FILE - In this May 17, 2016 file photo, a new sticker is placed on the door at the ceremonial opening of a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will revoke federal guidelines that tell public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms...
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Martha Ryan, Founder & Executive Director of the Homeless Prenatal Program, shares the incredible genesis of the program that was...
In this photo taken Feb. 7, 2017, released by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, an arrest is made during a targeted enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) aimed at immigration fugitives, re-entrants and at-large criminal aliens in Los Angeles. The Trump administration is wholesale rewriting the U.S. immigration enforcement priorities, broadly expanding the number of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally who are priorities for deportation, according to a pair of enforcement memos released Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.  (Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are...
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A Study published in “Child Development” found that speaking in generalizations shapes how children, by the age of two, think...
In this, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, photo, tears well up in the eyes of Marina, 34, of Mexico, as she speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Homestead, Fla. A county with an immigrant leader where most people were born abroad has bucked the trend of the sanctuary city movement, creating fear among the undocumented and exposing a long-standing disconnect between Cuban-Americans and the rest of the Latinos. Miami-Dade's Cuban-born Mayor Carlos Gimenez went against other immigrant-rich cities in ordering its officials to abide by President Donald Trump's immigration orders. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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MIAMI (AP) — The mayor is an immigrant, and more than half its residents are foreign born but unlike many...
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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...
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According to UNICEF, approximately 1.5 million children die every year because they were not vaccinated. However, if all children received...
A group marches through downtown heading to the Texas Capitol during an immigration protest, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and...
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According to a new study conducted by National Center for Children in Poverty at Columbia University, 43% of all children...
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Elizabeth Babcock, Chief Public Engagement Officer of the California Academy of Sciences, discusses how wonder and the desire to protect...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Organizers in cities across the U.S. are telling immigrants to miss class, miss work and not shop...
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As a result from Trump’s executive order to ban refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries, several children have been deprived...
Delores Dearte, right, and Merna Thompson, neighbors from the town of Gridley, Calif., rest at a shelter for evacuees from cities surrounding the Oroville Dam, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017, in Chico, Calif. The thousands of people who were ordered to leave their homes after a damaged California spillway threatened to unleash a 30-foot wall of water may not be able to return until significant erosion is repaired, authorities said Monday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — A huge Northern California reservoir, held in place by a massive dam, has been central to...
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Diane Kaplan, President and CEO of Rasmuson Foundation, discusses the core values and strategies of the organization....
FILE - In an  April 17, 2014, file photo, Rep. Terri Lynn Weaver, left, R-Lancaster, hugs House Speaker Beth Harwell, R-Nashville, right, on the final day of the 108th General Assembly in Nashville, Tenn. Gay rights advocates are raising the alarm about a Tennessee bill sponsored by Weaver they say could make it impossible for same-sex couples to be recognized as the legal parents of children. The bill would repeal a 1977 state law that declared children born as a result of artificial insemination to be the legitimate offspring of the husband and wife. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two Tennessee lawmakers want to do away with a 40-year-old state law granting legitimacy to children...
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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Foundation says it awarded a record $45 million in grants last year. ...
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A 2014 amendment made by Congress in tax codes created Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts for families with...
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James Siegal, CEO of KaBOOM! discusses the importance of play in the development of kids....
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 file photo, East Los Angeles high school students protest against the election of President-elect Donald Trump outside Los Angeles City Hall. Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and conscience protections have put two constituencies on edge: LGBT advocates already wary of President Donald Trump and religious conservatives determined to hold him to his campaign promises. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed signals from the White House on gay rights and religious exemptions have put two constituencies...
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Most adults in America support MMR vaccines for children, a new study found. ...
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The Pro-Life Action League group has expressed excitement in reaching new heights and “working on some big goals” under the...
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Gary Bagley, Executive Director of New York Cares talks about the importance of improving volunteer management training and education in...

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