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Howard University's Largest Donation Ever Raises Questions About Who Gets Donor Coins

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The largest gift in Howard University's history — a $10 million investment in its STEM program — has sparked a larger conversation: which institutions get private donor money, and why.

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Largest Gift In Howard University History Sparks Conversation About HBCU Donations

Thursday, February 06, 2020

Howard University recently announced the largest individual gift in its history. The $10 million gift has some asking: Are historically black schools getting their due from private foundations?

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Tourists To The U.S. Capitol Have A Particularly Close Vantage To Impeachment

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Tourists on Capitol Hill this week talk about how they feel about impeachment — and their opportunity to watch a historic event play out before their eyes.

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Tablets Offer Educational Opportunities In Prison, But Quality Varies

Thursday, January 02, 2020

More and more incarcerated students are getting access to educational technology. These technologies offer access where education is limited, but not much is known about the quality of the programs.

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At Least 10 People Shot Near New Orleans' French Quarter

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Police say the shooting occurred around 3:30 a.m. local time on Sunday, and two of the victims are in critical condition.

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Iraqi Parliament Accepts PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi Resignation, But Protesters Demand More

Sunday, December 01, 2019

Laith Kubba, an adviser to Abdul-Mahdi, told NPR that politicians "misread" the depth of protesters' dissatisfaction with the system. "They grossly underestimated the rage that was out there."

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Bernie Sanders' Heart Attack Was A 'Gut Check' Moment

Saturday, October 19, 2019

In an interview with NPR, the congresswoman said her decision to endorse Sanders is part of a movement that is "far larger than a presidential campaign."

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Kurdish General Slams U.S.-Syria Policy; Gen. Petraeus Calls Withdrawal 'A Betrayal'

Saturday, October 19, 2019

Two days into a cease-fire, clashes continue along Syria's northern border. Petraeus, who once commanded U.S. forces in the region, told NPR that withdrawing U.S. troops is unfair to Kurdish allies.

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'There Will Be No Darkness': Laetitia Tamko On The Making Of 'Vagabon'

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Laetitia Tamko has found a way to cram all of the sounds that personally move her — pop, punk, trap, African music — into Vagabon. "I feel like I made an amazing record. Why can't I say that?"

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Democrats Intensify Calls For Potential Impeachment Over Whistleblower Complaint

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Meanwhile, President Trump and his allies say he has committed no wrongdoing in his communications with the leader of Ukraine.

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MoviePass Has Officially Shut Down, And We Don't Know If There Will Be A Sequel

Saturday, September 14, 2019

The service announced Friday that it would be suspending service for an undefined amount of time.

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British Authorities Scramble To Find Stolen Solid Gold Toilet

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Titled America, it is a work of art by Italian Maurizio Cattelan that had been installed at England's Blenheim Palace. A 66-year-old man has been taken into custody.

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Mugabe's State Funeral Proceeds, But His Burial Plan Has Been Mired In Controversy

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe was honored with a state funeral on Saturday — put on by the president and military leaders who had forced him out of office just two years ago.

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Mary Lou Williams, Missionary Of Jazz

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

In 1954, after several draining decades as a jazz composer, performer and mentor, Mary Lou Williams quit. When she returned, she claimed her true power as one of jazz's fiercest advocates.

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After Cancer Treatment, Ginsburg Says She'll Be Ready For High Court's October Term

Saturday, August 31, 2019

"This audience can see that I am alive!" the justice said to a crowd at the National Book Festival on Saturday. Ginsburg underwent three weeks of radiation treatment this month.

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Shooting At High School Football Game Injures Multiple Teens In Mobile, Alabama

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Police have arrested a 17-year-old in connection with the shooting. Authorities have not categorized any of the injuries as life-threatening.

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In Defiance Of Ban, Hong Kong Protesters Return To Streets And Clash With Police

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Protesters clashed with police throughout the night in one of the most dramatic and violent days of unrest since protests began.

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Hurricane Dorian Grows Into Category 4 Storm As It Heads Toward Bahamas, U.S.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Forecasters warn, "Dorian is anticipated to remain an extremely dangerous major hurricane ... into next week. Florida and Georgia have declared emergencies along the wide possible path of the storm.

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Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas At Protesters As Season Of Unrest Continues

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Pro-democracy demonstrators have continued to voice opposition to an extradition bill. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has suspended the legislation, but protesters have additional demands.

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Moscow Police Detain Hundreds At Latest Election-Related Protest

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Demonstrators have been demanding that opposition candidates be allowed to register in city elections. The entire city council is up for re-election in September.

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