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Key issues to watch in the midterm election

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Along with determining the members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate, the midterm elections will decide a number of important local policy issues around the nation. Continue reading

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Will Voter ID laws affect voter turnout?

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New voting laws in North Carolina and other states are raising concerns about voter turnout in advance of the Nov. 4 midterm elections. Continue reading

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Ai Weiwei asks, “What is freedom?” in new exhibit

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A new art installation in America’s most notorious prison asks viewers to reconsider their concept of freedom. Continue reading

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Scotland votes no to independence

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Scotland voted against splitting from the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that could have granted the country independence. Continue reading

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Wave of undocumented children challenges health care programs

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The increased number of children crossing the border from Central America has education and health care systems scrambling to provide care. Continue reading

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