A raging wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona, killed 19 elite firefighters in one of the deadliest firefighting incidents in American history. There are fewer fires burning this…read more
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Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued two rulings on the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. In a victory for gay rights activists, the Supreme Court…read more
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The Supreme Court issued a ruling today that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is no longer constitutional, overriding objections from civil…read more
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After a string of consumer complaints and court cases, social media giants Facebook and Twitter are cracking down on hate speech broadcast through their platforms.…read more
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The court martial for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning began on June 3 in Fort Meade, Md. Manning was arrested three years ago for leaking 700,000…read more
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- “Change is coming to Baltimore”: youth debate the legacy of Freddie Gray
Some feel that our city was misrepresented by the media, and some feel that the riots are the only way Baltimore’s distress can be heard. The issues are still there, connecting and restricting us like an invisible thread. Continue readingBaltimoreFreddie GraypoliceSocial IssuesStudent Voices
- How will robots affect your career options?
As artificial intelligence gets better and better, traditional careers such as law and medicine will undergo radical changes, according to computer scientists. Continue readingartificial intelligencecomputersScienceSTEMTechnology
- Saving Syrian culture under siege
In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue readingartsArts & Cultureculturesocial studiesSyriaWorld
- 50 years later, is Head Start still necessary?
50 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson announced the creation of Head Start, a government program that would affect millions of children for years to come. Continue readingAmerican Graduateeducationhead startSocial Issues
- West Virginia students reveal how a chemical spill affected their community
Students at Richwood High School in West Virginia reported on the importance of water quality in their community and the far-reaching effects of the chemical spill. Continue readingenvironmentSciencewaterWest Virginia