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Organization fosters creativity among the homeless


The organization Street Sense has programs in filmmaking, theater, interactive art and digital photography, encouraging participants to learn new skills in the arts. Continue reading

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Timeline of same-sex marriage laws – Class Resource


Use this timeline of events and accompanying vocab sheet to break down the movement for marriage equality for your classes. A handout version of this…read more

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Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed swears in Muhammadu Buhari (C) as Nigeria's president while Buhari's wife Aisha looks on at Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTR4Y09A

New Nigerian president hopes to ‘reset’ relationship with U.S.


President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in last week as the first democratically-elected president of Nigeria, signaling a new chapter for Africa’s most populous country. Continue reading

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Obama’s immigration plan on hold


President Barack Obama’s executive order to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants hit a setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied a request for the plan to take effect. Continue reading

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Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran


A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading

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