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Thanksgiving Takes on New Meaning After Sandy

Student Voice

Originally published November 21, 2012 Because their town has not yet fully recovered from the effects of the storm, residents of Belmar are seeing a…read more

Social IssuesU.S.
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Youth Remember 9/11

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On the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001, NewsHour Extra partnered with other organizations to ask young people to reflect on their experience that day.…read more

Social IssuesU.S.
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Student Documentary Looks at the Human Side of The Voting Rights Act

Student Voice

Students at McComb High School in McComb, Miss., recently came to Washington, D.C., to premiere a 10-minute documentary they made about their hometown and its…read more

Social IssuesU.S.
Supporters of Bradley Manning hold vigil outside the gates of Fort Meade before Manning's December 2012 preliminary hearing.

Manning Case Challenges Definition of “Whistleblower”


The court martial for Army Pfc. Bradley Manning began on June 3 in Fort Meade, Md. Manning was arrested three years ago for leaking 700,000…read more

Government & CivicsU.S.

NSA Whistleblower Steps Forward


Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, came forward yesterday as the whistleblower who revealed the existence of secret government surveillance programs…read more


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