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Citizenship Isn't A Given. Women In Some Countries Can't Pass It Down.

Some citizenship laws can perpetuate gender inequality, activists say.

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes A Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

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Feeding America

Why What's In Food Pantries Matters

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Slain College Student Honored At What Would've Been His Graduation

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'Terrified Of Our Taps,' Residents In Flint Still Live In Crisis

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History Made: Cambodian-American Woman Elected To US Public Office

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Alabama Bill Aims To Save Confederate Monuments From Being Torn Down

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The NAACP Wants A New President To Face Trump

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A Texas University Just Canceled Its Conservative Commencement Speaker

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Attorney General Sessions Undoes Obama-Era Drug Policy

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Going Green Isn't Just For The Living

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A Page Dedicated To Trump's Muslim Ban Has Been Removed From His Site

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San Francisco Gets Some Help Fighting Its Homelessness Problem

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Texas Governor Just Signed Strict Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation

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Should Police Ever Shoot At Moving Cars?

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Equality Act Gets Historic Amount Of Congressional Support

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Baton Rouge Police Avoid Federal Charges For Alton Sterling's Death

15-year-old, Jordan Edwards, shot and killed by police
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Texas Officer Fired After He Shot And Killed An Unarmed 15-Year-Old

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New York City Will Soon Offer Free Preschool For 3-Year-Olds

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Twitter / @PBGPD

Why The Government Wants Your Old Prescription Drugs

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Judging Yourself By Your Income Could Be Unhealthy

Charmaine Yoest
Americans United for Life

Anti-Abortion Activist Gets A Top Post At Department Of Health

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke
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Sheriff Clarke's Jail Under Investigation After Inmate Dies Of Thirst

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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Judge Blocks Order From Causing 'Irreparable Harm' To Sanctuary Cities

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Library of Congress

New Orleans Begins Controversial Removal Of Confederate Statues

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Americans Would Be Willing To Pay $17B To Fix Deepwater Horizon Damage

Ann Coulter
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University Cancels Speech After A Judge Forces Another To Allow One

Neil deGrasse Tyson
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Neil DeGrasse Tyson To Politicians: You Don't Get To Deny Science

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These Photos Show Gun Violence Survivors Are More Than Just Statistics

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First DREAMer To Be Deported Sues Trump Administration