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crowdfunding

Proposed law would make crowdfunding easier

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A new bill would make it easier for new companies to raise large amounts of money from crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter. Continue reading

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buddhism

Could Buddhist values help China curb pollution?

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In China, religious and environmental values are converging to address the pollution problems that affect millions of lives. Continue reading

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Tense Ferguson, Missouri Awaits Grand Jury Findings In Shooting Of Michael Brown

How teachers can talk to students about Ferguson

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Dr. Marcia Chatelain, the Georgetown professor who began the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus on Twitter, joined the NewsHour to discuss. Continue reading

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New law addresses domestic violence on Indian reservations

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On Indian reservations, where domestic violence is a widespread issue, a recent law change will allow more survivors to come forward and receive justice. Continue reading

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immigration

Immigrants react to Obama’s executive action

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Many immigration advocates spoke out in support of the action, which they said recognizes the value of their hard work. Continue reading

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