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International Adoptees Create A New Sense Of Community Together

Americans began adopting children from South Korea more than 50 years ago. Now adults, some of these adoptees gather regularly in New York to help and support each other.
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After Campus Suicides, Building Community With A Simple Statement

After two of her classmates took their lives, MIT freshman Isabel "Izzy" Lloyd made wristbands to promote compassionate outreach on campus. The white bands say TMAYD, for Tell Me About Your Day.
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Will Pregnancy Tests In Alaska Bars Dissuade Moms-To-Be From Drinking?

A small number of bars are offering the free tests as part of a state-funded pilot program aiming to reduce the number of babies born with fetal alcohol syndrome.
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At The Heart Of The Freddie Gray Case, Six Officers Remain A Mystery

Little is known about the six Baltimore police officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray. Their attorneys have filed a motion to have the case dismissed.
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Being Transgender At Work Can Be Hard, But Made Easier With An Ally

Changing from one gender to the other in the workplace can be awkward and risky. With the help of an office ally, a highway department employee in Arkansas made it work.
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Coming Soon To A Highway Near You: A Semitruck With A Brain

Self-driving cars are hot news, with Google and others showing off their latest innovations. Now expand that concept from four to 18 wheels, and you get the Freightliner Inspiration.
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Tornadoes Hit Texas As Tropical Storm Ana Makes Landfall In S.C.

At least one person is dead and others still missing in Texas. Meanwhile, near Myrtle Beach, a weakening Ana has stormed ashore.
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Gratitude, Disbelief, Optimism: Howard Students On Graduation Day

The Howard Project participants talk about graduating, or not, this weekend — and also describe what it has been like to hear their feelings about their college experience broadcast over the radio.
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3 Suspects In Custody Following Fatal Shooting Of Mississippi Officers

The suspects were arrested after a manhunt that followed the deaths of Hattiesburg police officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate.
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Play Date Protest Held In Support Of 'Free Range' Parents

A Maryland couple made national headlines after Child Protective Services investigated them for letting their children walk home from a park alone. Now, other parents are staging a defiant protest in support.

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