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CDC racing to stop Ebola

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is working to contain the Ebola virus in West Africa and prevent further deaths. Continue reading

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Students protest possible AP History changes

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More than 1,000 students in Colorado walked out of classes recently in protest of proposed changes to the Advanced Placement U.S. History curriculum. Continue reading

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Chicago helps low-income students through college

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The city of Chicago and University of Chicago announced measures to attract more low- and middle-income students and ease their path to higher education. Continue reading

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Hong Kong protests for greater democracy

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A Chinese government proposal to limit voting rights in Hong Kong has spurred hundreds of thousands of protesters to fill the streets this week. Continue reading

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Wave of undocumented students challenges schools

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The increased number of unaccompanied minors entering the U.S. has challenged school systems by swelling enrollment numbers. Continue reading

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