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Immigration at One Hundred Days

April 28, 2017
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Immigration at One Hundred Days

Trump shows only Congress can solve the immigration dilemma

No one thought Donald Trump would win his party’s nomination. But he did. No one thought he would be president. But he is. What if Trump knows something the rest of …

Up-Date on the Undocumented

April 27, 2017
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Up-Date on the Undocumented

It is not safe to be in America without legal papers. But people and courts are trying to do something about that situation.

Dreamers Get Protection

One big question was what would happen to the Dreamers? They are the children …

North Korean Crisis Heating Up

April 26, 2017
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North Korean Crisis Heating Up

Presidents Clinton, Bush, and Obama could not stop the Kim Jung family. They have run North Korea for more than 60 years. Each generation is crazier than the one before it.

The North Korean people are hungry. The state controls …

The French Election: A Big Deal

April 25, 2017
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The French Election: A Big Deal

Is the future of Europe at stake in the French election for President? Election day is May 7, 2017.

One candidate is Marine Le Pen. She is anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant....

Coal and Coal Jobs Are Not Coming Back

April 24, 2017
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Coal and Coal Jobs Are Not Coming Back

Is it important to believe that the president is sincere? Or to think that what he says makes common sense?

President Trump signed a law that let coal mines...

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Carl Vinson: Where Are You?

April 21, 2017
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U.S. Aircraft Carrier Carl Vinson: Where Are You?

The U.S. said an aircraft carrier group (an “armada”) was heading toward North Korea. It was a show of force. The intent was to show the North Koreas leader...

H-1B Visa Program in the Spotlight

April 20, 2017
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H-1B Visa Program in the Spotlight

Workers from foreign countries are part of the American labor force. That has always been true. After all, America is a land of immigrants. Most of the time, the...

Treatment of Detainees About to Get Worse

April 19, 2017
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Treatment of Detainees About to Get Worse

You can call them prisons or detention centers. They are alike. In both, you have to obey the rules.

Jails are for criminals. Detention centers are for immigrants. The immigrants...

Democracy Loses in Turkey

April 18, 2017
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Democracy Loses in Turkey

American voters elected Donald Trump as President. British voters chose to leave the European Union.

Turks voted to change the way their government works. They amended their Constitution. The next...

Features

Do You Feel Well? Do You Feel Good?

Health is mind and body. It is also the world around you.

The good in germs

 A human begins life in the...

How to Add Three Years to Your Life

The results are in. An hour of running adds seven hours to your life. The effect does not get much greater if you run...

News on Skin Cancer

The lighter your skin, the more freckles, and moles you have, the greater your chance of having skin cancer.

A new study said we need...

One Risk of Being Famous

Cristiano Ronaldo is a world-famous soccer star. If you are famous, they will name things after you. For example, an airport. The Madeira International...

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