Category Archives: U.S.

The oil industry is booming in places like Williston, N.D., bringing flocks of people to the area. For the first time since the 1960s, oil production in the U.S. has steadily risen since 2008.

What Will Energy Independence Mean For the U.S.?

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Every election season there is much debate about America’s energy policies and the danger of relying on oil-rich countries for our energy supplies. Now, a…read more

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New Lincoln Movie Humanizes a Presidential Superhero

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Steven Spielberg’s new movie about Abraham Lincoln is heightening interest in a president who is often held up as a mirror reflecting different definitions of…read more

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Shooting Death of Teen Raises Questions About Florida Law

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The death of a teenager in Florida and the lack of an arrest for the man who shot him has provoked passionate discussions around the…read more

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Filmmaker Explores Meaning of Black History Month

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Every February, students across the country learn about the contributions and stories of African-Americans during Black History Month. This year, a new film called “More…read more

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Super PACs Heat Up 2012 Elections

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The airwaves in the first few Republican primary states have been dominated by advertisements for and against candidates, but not all of them are paid…read more

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