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State of the Union recap for students

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In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama called attention to the plight of the middle class and laid out his plans for changes to education policy. Continue reading

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U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic ties

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President Obama announced that the U.S. and Cuba would “normalize” their relationship in a major change to U.S. diplomatic policy. Continue reading

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How have gun laws changed since Sandy Hook?

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Since Sandy Hook, Connecticut has enacted tougher gun laws while grappling with how to prevent future shootings. Continue reading

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region

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Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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Students find ways to engage with politics, despite annoying ads

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Hear students’ thoughts on how political ads affect them. Continue reading

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