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Transgender issues in the spotlight after teen’s death

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The death of transgender teenager Leelah Alcorn has inspired a national conversation about society’s treatment of LGBTQ youth. Continue reading

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Undocumented students face unique challenges

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Schools around the country are grappling with how to provide care and education to the over 60,000 unaccompanied minors who entered the U.S. illegally from Central America in 2014. Continue reading

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Jailed journalists test press freedom in Egypt

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An Egyptian court ruling has granted retrials for three Al-Jazeera journalists who received 7-to-10 year sentences in June for allegedly publishing false news and supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Continue reading

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#MyZeitgeist 2014 Winners

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We asked students which events had the biggest impact on the world in 2014, and they answered. More than 1,000 students created multimedia projects on…read more

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Search teams find remains of missing AirAsia plane

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The search for a missing AirAsia plane has ended with the discovery of debris and human remains in the Java Sea. Continue reading

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