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Ferguson In The Classroom: How One College Took Up Race And Policing This Semester

College students around the country are lining up to take classes like a new one at NYU called "Black Lives Matter: Race, Resistance, and Popular Protest."
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Amid Controversy, University Of Missouri System President Resigns

Some on the football team had said they would not play until Tim Wolfe resigned. Another student began a hunger strike.
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Fresh On The Screen: How TV Is Redefining Whom We Think Of As 'American'

After a century in the shadows, immigrants are stepping into the prime-time spotlight. Code Switch takes a look at the past and present of immigrants on TV.
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Missouri Faculty Plan Walkout In Support Of Student Activists

The teachers said they want to stand in solidarity with the Mizzou student activists who are demanding racial justice on campus. The news comes a day after some football players joined the cause.
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#NPRYouthVote: Will Young Voters Lead Or Lag In 2016?

One year ahead of the 2016 elections, Michel Martin speaks with young voters in Iowa about the issues that matter to them, and whether candidates are using the right tools to reach them.
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New York Public Library To Defend Its Sorting Title

The New York Public Library claims the world's fastest book sorting system. It will be tested against the King County library system in Washington state. The rematch is Tuesday.
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Behind The Shortage Of Special Ed Teachers: Long Hours, Crushing Paperwork

It is getting harder and harder for administrators to find quality special education teachers. That means student needs (and federal laws) are not being met.
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Missouri Football Players Demand University President's Ouster

Amid escalating protests over complaints of racial bigotry at the University of Missouri, the school's football team says it won't play until the university president resigns or is replaced.
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Prescription Drug Use Increased Over The Last Decade, Study Says

Americans are taking more prescription drugs than ever before. And many are taking five drugs or more a day. We examine a new report that has some surprising information about prescription drugs.
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With 'Pickup Scooter,' America Meets Indian Carmaker

Facing competition at home, Indian manufacturing company Mahindra recently introduced to the U.S. the GenZe, a scooter with cargo space designed to appeal to young Americans in cities.

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