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Undocumented Student Looks to DACA for Hope

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Dani, a student at Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville, Texas, is one of the many undocumented immigrants who was brought to the U.S. illegally by…read more

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The Top 15 Lesson Plans for Back to School

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With students heading back into the classroom, NewsHour Extra is here to help teachers with their back-to-school lesson plans and classroom resources.  We compiled a…read more

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Judge Rules New York’s “Stop and Frisk” Unfairly Targets Minorities

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Recently, a federal judge declared that New York City’s “Stop and Frisk” policy was unconstitutional because it unfairly targets minority men. When making her decision,…read more

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Detroit Residents Resilient in the Face of Bankruptcy

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Download video On July 18, Detroit, Mich., became the largest U.S. city to ever file for bankruptcy. Because of the city’s budget woes, Detroit residents…read more

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Political Cartoons Make an Art out of Controversy

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While the adage goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words,” a good political cartoon is often worth many more. When a skilled cartoonist puts…read more

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