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DACA, One Student's Story

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:01

More than 750,000 young people have registered under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Many, like college senior Daisy Romero, worry about their future in the U.S.

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A Conspiracy A Month? Trump Calls For 2 Investigations — With No Evidence

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 06:00

As president, Trump's called for — with no evidence — investigations into alleged wiretapping by Obama and some 3 to 5 million people he believes voted illegally.

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Republicans' Health Plan May Not Fix The Problems They Want To Fix

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 05:39

The House Republican health care proposal to replace Obamacare may not cut costs, increase choices or boost coverage in the end.

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Why Mixed-Race Americans Will Not Save The Country

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 05:01

Realizing that a mixed-race society can also uphold racism is crucial to a nuanced understanding of the challenge of recognizing and overcoming racism and bias.

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Is Dieting Passe? Study Finds Fewer Overweight People Try To Lose Weight

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 04:38

Some health experts worry about what this trend means for chronic disease linked to obesity. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes.

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What Happens When U.S. Immigration Rules Tighten? Let's Look To Alabama

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 04:38

In 2011, Alabama passed what was considered the nation's strictest immigration law. Much of it was later struck down. Now, it offers a snapshot into the challenges ahead for the Trump administration.

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Female Workers Asked To Join In 'A Day Without A Woman' Protests

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 03:58

To show the economic importance of women, organizers are encouraging them to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor and not to shop — except at women and minority owned and small businesses.

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