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Saving Syrian culture under siege

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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 reading

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50 years later, is Head Start still necessary?

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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 reading

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Iraq asks for more U.S. help after loss of major city

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Fighters from the Islamic State (ISIL) captured the city of Ramadi over the weekend, prompting the Iraqi government to ask for increased U.S. military airstrikes and help from fighters supported by Iraq’s neighbor, Iran. Continue reading

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5,000 refugees stranded in Bay of Bengal

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Thousands of people who fled persecution and poverty in Myanmar are stranded at sea in Southeast Asia because neighboring countries won’t let them land. Continue reading

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Raising the next generation of artists in Baltimore

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“Music is something that I love. It’s my passion, it’s what I do. And no one can take that from me. And I can’t wait to see where that takes me in life.” Continue reading

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