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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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Obama calls for international response to Ebola

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President Obama told world leaders at the United National General Assembly that the international community is “not moving fast enough” to contain the Ebola epidemic. Continue reading

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Consumers speak up on net neutrality

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Over three million people have commented online to the Federal Communications Commission on the net neutrality debate, the results of which could have drastic effects on how we use the Internet. Continue reading

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