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According to new research from the Peterson Institute for International Economics, the U.S. benefits from Latino immigration in many ways....
FILE- In this Oct. 23, 2018, file photo, students walk on the campus of Miami Dade College, in Miami. The nine companies and organizations tasked with servicing the accounts of the nation’s 30 million student loan borrowers repeatedly failed to do their jobs properly over a period of years and their regulator neglected to hold them responsible, a new report finds. The report released Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, by the Department of Education’s independent Inspector General’s office shows some borrowers weren’t getting the guidance and protection they needed as they sought the best plan for paying off their student loans. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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NEW YORK (AP) — The nine companies and organizations tasked with servicing the accounts of the nation's 30 million student...
FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019, file photo, a woman takes a snapshot by the border fence between San Diego, Calif., and Tijuana, as seen from Mexico. The immigration spending Congressional leaders on Thursday, Feb. 14, released details of a compromise on border and immigration enforcement that gives President Donald Trump just a sliver of the money he wanted for his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Battling with one branch of government and opening a new confrontation with another, President Donald Trump announced...
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Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
George A. Jones, Chief Executive Officer of Bread for the City, discusses how community-based challenges impede in effectively serving low-income...
FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2019, file photo, a screen with information from the Women's Law Project shows information on some of the proposed changes to the implementation of Title IX as it pertains to the sexual abuse regulations in education at the NOW monthly meeting in Monaca, Pa. Several of the nation’s largest universities receive more sexual assault complaints from off-campus than from school property, but their obligation to address off-campus cases could be dramatically reduced under a federal proposal. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — At some of the nation's largest universities, the vast majority of sexual assaults take place not in...
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John D. Dingell was a Michigan Democrat who served in the US House of Representatives for 60 years. Prior...
FILE - In this photo taken Oct. 2, 2018, semi-automatic rifles fill a wall at a gun shop in Lynnwood, Wash. A dozen county sheriffs in Washington state are refusing to enforce restrictions on semi-automatic rifles that voters approved in November. They say the new law might be unconstitutional, and they're waiting for the courts to weigh in. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Sheriffs in a dozen Washington counties say they won't enforce the state's sweeping new restrictions on...
Paula Thompson in the studio
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Paula Thompson Felder, Executive Director of Voices for A Second Chance, discusses the organization's unique approach in helping incarcerated individuals...
School Shooting Florida Gun Politics
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Last year's shooting at a Florida high school sparked a movement among a younger generation angered by gun violence and...
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 file photo, anti-abortion activists protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, during the March for Life in Washington. President Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in several states are pushing ahead with tough anti-abortion bills of their own that they hope can pass muster with the reconfigured U.S. Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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President Donald Trump's call for a ban on late-term abortions is unlikely to prevail in Congress, but Republican legislators in...
"Lika & Nika" by Кирилл Чеботарь licensed under CC BY 2.0
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More and more foster care children in Oregon are being moved out of state, and in the process are being...
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Melissa M. Lopez, Executive Director of Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, discusses how often overlooked prejudices limit the abilities of...
"Day 56 - On the Phone" by Iain Watson licensed under CC BY 2.0
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According to a new report from The Intercept, databases of biometrics on inmates are being created by hundreds of prisons...
"Staff with children" Photo courtesy of Children Today
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Executive Director of Children Today Tonya Burns on how the organization provides support and...
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Two Myanmarese journalists are garnering greater support after being sentenced for seven years in prison. ...
Albert-Mesta
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Alberto Mesta Jr., Branch Manager of Texas RioGrande Legal Aid El Paso, discusses the tremendous need for legal services for...
"End Solitary Confinement" by Felton Davis licensed under CC BY 2.0
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Last week, California U.S. Magistrate Robert Illman of Eureka ruled that state prisons have unfairly placed hundreds of inmates in...
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016, file photo, from left, San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold, quarterback Colin Kaepernick and safety Eric Reid kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Santa Clara, Calif. There's an exhibit at the High Museum in Atlanta, not far from the Super Bowl stadium, dedicated to Tommie Smith and his courageous stand for social justice at the 1968 Olympics. Talk about symmetry. Smith raised a fist, Colin Kaepernick took a knee, and both paid an enormous price for doing the right thing. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
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ATLANTA (AP) — "Tommie Smith's gesture continues to resonate. It has inspired similar gestures by men and women for whom...
FILE - This Jan. 25, 2019 file photo shows the Hacienda HealthCare facility in Phoenix. A month after an incapacitated woman gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility, a panel is calling on Arizona lawmakers and agencies to make policy changes to protect vulnerable adults from sexual abuse. (AP Photo/Matt York)
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PHOENIX (AP) — A month after an incapacitated woman gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility, a state panel...
Linda-Rivas
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Linda Rivas, Executive Director of Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center, discusses the importance of supporting all individuals, regardless of their...
"Family in the Mission District" Photo courtesy of Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
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Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Mission Economic Development Agency CEO Luis Granados on how the organization works to keep...
FILE - In this Tuesday, March 27, 2018 file photo, plaintiff U.S. Army Ssgt. Katie Schmid, center, listens to a speaker during a news conference following oral arguments in a case to block a transgender military ban at the U.S. Western District Federal Courthouse in Seattle. (Stephen Brashear/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Long term, lawyers and activists battling to ensure that transgender people can serve openly in the...
Moorhead, MN area elementary school electronic sign shows to temperature Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Daytime temperatures in the Fargo-Moorhead area were near -20F as frigid weather grips the area. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)
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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Winter's sharpest bite in years moved past painful into life-threatening territory Tuesday, prompting officials throughout the...
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Linda Velarde, Executive Director of Villa Maria, discusses how women who are homeless and without children can transition from crisis...

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