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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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Lawsuit claims officials violated undocumented immigrants’ rights

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Lawyers have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government, claiming that immigration officials in New Mexico sped up deportations for undocumented people. Continue reading

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Afghan election in deadlock after runoff vote

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Afghanistan’s presidential election is in a deadlock after a runoff vote, raising concerns about the country’s future. Continue reading

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