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Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Gay Rights

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Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court issued two rulings on the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage. In a victory for gay rights activists, the Supreme Court…read more

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Senate Passes Landmark Bi-Partisan Immigration Bill

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Click to download video Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill reforming America’s current immigration system, opening the possibility of a path to citizenship for…read more

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Scientists Study the Negative Effects of Income Inequality

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Click to download video Wealthy individuals are more likely to break traffic laws and cheat at games, according to a controversial new study from professors…read more

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Student Documentary Looks at the Human Side of The Voting Rights Act

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Students at McComb High School in McComb, Miss., recently came to Washington, D.C., to premiere a 10-minute documentary they made about their hometown and its…read more

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Facebook and Twitter Crack Down on Hate Speech

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After a string of consumer complaints and court cases, social media giants Facebook and Twitter are cracking down on hate speech broadcast through their platforms.…read more

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