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Alaskan Native students stay and teach

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In Alaska, teachers are working to address graduation rates by incorporating Native Alaskan traditions into the classroom. Continue reading

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“Liberians are not a virus” – fighting Ebola stigma

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“Ebola does not look for a specific group of people to prey on.” Continue reading

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Jerusalem attack escalates violence in region

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Two Palestinian men murdered four people at a synagogue in Jerusalem yesterday in the deadliest attack on the city in six years. Continue reading

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70 years later, Holocaust victim’s dress designs come back to life

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A new look at the Holocaust is coming from an unexpected place: a fashion design project decades in the making. Continue reading

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Jon Stewart’s first movie tackles torture in Iran

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“Rosewater,” the first movie directed by “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart, shows how it is possible to find humor and humanity even in the darkest of places. Continue reading

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