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Previte, who died Nov. 16, spent 30 years working with at-risk youth and kids in detention in Camden, N.J. The center she ran became a national model. Originally broadcast in 1993.
Dec. 6, 2019
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When the rapper T.I. said he has his teenage daughter undergo an annual virginity test, protests arose in the U.S. In fact, the virginity test is a global issue.
Dec. 6, 2019
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A mysterious die-off of freshwater mussels has scientists scrambling to find a cause. Freshwater mussels clean water and provide habitat to countless other species.
Dec. 6, 2019
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Geoff Babb — a stroke survivor — found that most wheelchairs couldn't take him where he wanted to go. So, he invented a new way to hike with friends and family: an all-terrain wheelchair.
Dec. 6, 2019
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The U.S. economy is still growing, but trade tensions have taken a toll — especially on factories and farms. The trade war's impact on the overall economy is being debated.
Dec. 6, 2019
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Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn, N.Y., have added another charge against the R&B singer: that in 1994, he paid an Illinois official to make a fake ID that claimed that Aaliyah was 18 years old.
Dec. 6, 2019
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The government has fined people and media outlets for spreading false content, amid rising suspicion of mainland Chinese influence on the self-ruled island.
Dec. 6, 2019
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From the politics to the presidents' counternarratives, there are a number of similarities between the events of December 1998 and the proceedings underway now against President Trump.
Dec. 6, 2019
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Police say the men attacked officers as they were investigating the crime scene and were shot dead in self-defense. Many are celebrating swift, sure justice; others call it an extrajudicial execution.
Dec. 6, 2019
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Buttigieg has criticized plans that make public college "free for even the kids of millionaires," opening up an argument in the Democratic primary campaign over the role of government.
Dec. 6, 2019
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The World Health Organization has released the latest data on measles. The increase in cases is notable — and a sign of how much work needs to be done to address the outbreak.
Dec. 6, 2019
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The woman says one of the men who attacked her on Thursday is the same man who raped her last year. It's another horrifying incident in a country grappling with high levels of sexual violence.
Dec. 5, 2019
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Assistant Public Defender Scott Sanders suggested that prosecutors covered for law enforcement, helping to keep systematic mishandling of evidence out of public view. "The implications are massive."
Dec. 5, 2019
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A new report from Uber, covering 2017 and 2018, says the claims range from unwanted touching and kissing to rape. Also, 19 people were killed in physical assaults during or soon after an Uber ride.
Dec. 5, 2019
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New York has awarded two contracts for large offshore wind farms, with more anticipated. Researchers are surveying whales in the area to craft strategies to mitigate dangers to them and their habitat.
Dec. 5, 2019

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