Starbucks offers workers free college tuition


In an attempt to help more people finish college, Starbucks has announced a program designed to help company employees obtain a four-year degree free of tuition. Continue reading

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Curfew lifted, Baltimore residents move forward


Life in Baltimore is returning to normal after weeks of protest that followed the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray while in police custody. Continue reading

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Kurdish women take up fight against ISIL


Women in Kurdistan, an independent region in Iraq, have joined the ranks of fighters battling the Islamic State (ISIL). Continue reading

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Indiana hopes needle exchange will help stem HIV epidemic


Officials in the state of Indiana have approved a needle exchange program to help curb an HIV outbreak that is unprecedented in the state’s history. Continue reading

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Teach for America struggling to find new teachers


The Teach For America program, which sends recruits into under-resourced districts to teach, is facing a low number of volunteers this year. Continue reading

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