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Facebook mood experiment angers users

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Many Facebook users are outraged after it was recently revealed that the popular social networking site manipulated the information fed to hundreds of…read more

Should rap lyrics be used as legal evidence of criminal activity?

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Rap lyrics are playing an increasingly prominent role as evidence in criminal cases nationwide, raising concern among legal scholars who question whether songs…read more

New York City awards $40 million to the wrongly imprisoned “Central Park Five”

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New York City will pay $40 million to five black and Latino men who 25 years ago were wrongly convicted of violently attacking a woman in Central Park; the city’s largest ever settlement in a civil rights case. The case of the “Central Park Five” was sensationalized in the media, inflaming racial tensions in the city and adding to a perception of lawlessness. Continue reading

25 years later, Tiananmen Square massacre remains unspoken tragedy in China

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In 1989, unarmed students took to Tiananmen Square to call for government accountability, freedom of press and other pro-democracy causes. Continue reading

Women work to change the culture of the free online encyclopedia “Wikipedia”

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The free online encyclopedia “Wikipedia” has come under scrutiny over a lack of female representation and participation on the website. A study published…read more

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