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Isabel Angell

Isabel Angell appears in the following:

Closing the Representation Gap for Plus-Size Women

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

67 percent of U.S. women are labeled "plus-size" by the fashion industry, but their body types can only be found in 2 percent of media images. A new campaign intends to close the gap. 

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What Good Is a Naval Base That's Underwater?

Thursday, September 15, 2016

A group of former top military leaders have warned that global warming is a direct threat to our national security. What might the military do to combat the effects of climate change?

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The Woman Who Mapped the Ocean Floor

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Having a master's degree in geology was rare for a woman in the 1950s, but that didn't stop Marie Tharp from changing the field forever.

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Boston Lighthouse Burning Bright at 300

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

North America’s first and oldest lighthouse station — celebrating its 300th birthday today — is fully automated, so why does it have a resident keeper?

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Judge Orders Connecticut to Fix Inequality in Schools

Monday, September 12, 2016

A Connecticut judge ruled that the state's education system was unfair — and ordered a total overhaul of everything from funding distribution to teacher evaluations.

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Exploring the Evolution of Menswear

Friday, September 09, 2016

In honor of New York Fashion Week, take a closer look at menswear, how it's changed, and how women have adopted male fashion over the years.

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Textile Waste: A Growing Environmental Crisis

Thursday, September 08, 2016

Whether it's to make way for the next season's wardrobe or just getting rid of old garments, consumers throw away about 85 percent of all the clothes we buy.

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CDC Director Speaks Out on Fight Against Zika

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

"Zika is unprecedented and unfortunately it's going to be around for years to come, that's why it's so important that we invest now," says CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden.

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Dearborn County, Indiana: A Microcosm for America's Prison Problem

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Dearborn County, Indiana sends more people to prison per capita than almost any other county in the United States.

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Litigation: The New Frontier in Crowdfunding

Friday, September 02, 2016

Some Silicon Valley startups are helping people invest in court cases, in return for a percentage of the earnings if the case wins.

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An Army Veteran Defends Colin Kaepernick's National Anthem Protest

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick angered many fans with his decision to protest by sitting during the national anthem. But this week, #VeteransForKaepernick trended worldwide on Twitter.

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U.N. Paid Tens of Millions to Syrian Regime

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

An analysis from The Guardian has revealed that the United Nations has paid tens of millions of dollars in aid to the Syrian government, or companies connected to the regime.

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Sex Ed Study: Robot Babies May Increase Teen Birth Rate

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

It was supposed to be a better alternative to the sack of flour, but a new study shows that teen girls who took care of robot babies as part of sex ed were more likely to get pregnant. 

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Analyzing the Roots of Inequality

Monday, August 29, 2016

Chance — and history — has a lot to do with the inequalities we see in today's society.

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Clinton Attacks Trump for 'Radical Fringe' Ties

Friday, August 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton denounced the "alt-right" as a racist and paranoid fringe group on Thursday. The movement has been a big supporter of Donald Trump since day one.

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ISIS Draws New Attention to Child Soldiers

Thursday, August 25, 2016

ISIS has been actively recruiting and coercing children to fight in Iraq and Syria. Other countries, like South Sudan, have been dealing with child soldiers for years. 

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From Mining to Space Travel, Lunar Exploration Companies Think Big

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

On this day 50 years ago, Earthlings saw the first picture of their home planet from the moon. Now, humans are looking back to the moon — this time for commercial reasons. 

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Underfunded and Underprepared: Inside America's Fight Against the Zika Virus

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

For many months, the Zika virus seemed like a far-off danger. But these days, the outbreak is hitting closer to home.

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The Power of Listening: Examining the Rise of Audiobooks

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Audiobooks are now the fastest-growing part of the book publishing business. In 2015, audiobook revenues were up by more than 20 percent from the previous year.

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Chicago Reacts to Another Police Shooting Video

Monday, August 08, 2016

In new police superintendent Eddie Johnson's first big test, the Chicago Police Department released footage from a fatal police shooting much quicker than usual. 

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