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Educators: How They Try To Keep Teenage Mothers In School

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The number of D.C. teenagers having babies has significantly increased over the past few years. Often the challenges of balancing babies and school work is too much to handle and these parents drop out.

Yesterday we heard some of the reasons these girls get pregnant, and how hard it is to juggle school and motherhood.

In the last part of out series on pregnant and parenting teens, Kavitha Cardoza looks at what schools in the District are doing to support these students and encourage them to complete their education....

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Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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