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Shift in U.S. policy opens Cuba to American tourists


The end of the embargo on Cuba brings new possibilities for tourism and cross-cultural exchange with a country that has a fraught relationship with the U.S. Continue reading

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Can Los Angeles end veteran homelessness?


There are approximately 45,000 homeless people in the city, 4,000 of whom are veterans. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage


Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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Turkey election results seen as victory for democracy


The future of Turkey’s government is uncertain after the ruling party lost its majority in Parliament in this week’s elections. Continue reading

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Teachers’ guide to LGBT youth resources


The following list of resources is designed to aid teachers that are looking for ways to support LGBT students. Understanding LGBT youth First Person | PBS…read more

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