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Local sheriff shares concerns over federal immigration laws

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Dozens of cities throughout the United States have been deemed “sanctuary cities,” where local governments resist cooperating with federal immigration officials, including handing over undocumented immigrants who have may committed very minor offenses. Continue reading

Community comes together to help homeless students and families

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In order to address the homelessness problem facing students, a school district in Kansas City, Kansas, with over 1,000 homeless students, partnered with Avenue of Life, a nonprofit organization that brings students out of homelessness by supporting the entire family. Continue reading

Student volunteers use technology to monitor human rights abuses

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In places where violent conflict makes it difficult for human rights investigators to observe, social media platforms now make it possible to document abuses.
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House Speaker Paul Ryan on immigration ban, Russia

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In an interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Paul Ryan said he is getting along well with President Donald Trump, although he disagrees with some of the President’s recent statements. Continue reading

Submarine dives deep to study endangered coral reefs

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The new, privately-funded Nekton project explores and records deep sea life in Bermuda to shed light on the dangers facing coral reefs. Continue reading

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