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Children are Pawns at the Border

September 27, 2017
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Children are Pawns at the Border

When he ran for president, Donald Trump had harsh things to say about America. He said the country was a “disaster.” Over the years, hundreds of thousands thought otherwise. People have poured over the border from Mexico and

Debate About Trump: Why Does He Do It?

September 25, 2017
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Debate About Trump: Why Does He Do It?

Most Americans love to sing the National Anthem at ball games. For one reason, it means the game is about to start. For another reason, Americans are patriots.

But what if you have a reason not to stand and sing?

What is Ethnic Cleansing? Why are the Rohingya targeted?

September 20, 2017
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What is Ethnic Cleansing? Why are the Rohingya targeted?

Ethnic cleansing is when one group or government tries to wipe out another. It tends to be the bigger against, the smaller.

The reasons behind ethnic cleansing usually are religious. Twenty-five years ago Muslims and Christians went after each other

Question: Should South Korea Send Food and Medicine to North Korea?

September 18, 2017
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Question: Should South Korea Send Food and Medicine to North Korea?

North Korea says it may use nuclear weapons on its enemies. It regards South Korea, Japan, and the United States as enemies. They are the targets.

The United Nations has been clear. The law does not allow North Korea to

Trump Welcomes Prime Minister of Malaysia

September 13, 2017
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Trump Welcomes Prime Minister of Malaysia

There is an old saying, “Politics makes strange bedfellows.” It means people and countries can agree on some things. Even when they disagree on other things.

Take Malaysia and the United States. The two nations are different from one another.

Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Fires – Is the End Coming?

September 11, 2017
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Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Fires – Is the End Coming?

It is not that the Middle East is quiet. It is just that this hemisphere is going through a wild period.

The real news is the actions of Mother Nature.

Hurricanes produce high winds. When they take place along coastlines,

Ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Admissions Program (DACA). The Dreamers' Program.

Dreams Become Nightmares

September 6, 2017
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Dreams Become Nightmares

Dreamers came to the U.S. as children with their parents. The parents were here without legal documents. President Obama said the Dreamers could stay and go to school and work.

President Trump has now said they cannot. There are about

On U.S. Labor Day, September 4, 2017

World News Roundup

September 4, 2017
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World News Roundup

Myanmar

The Rohingya are a Muslim community. They live in Myanmar where the majority religion is Buddhist. For many years the Rohingya have been subject to abuse by the Buddhist majority. Thousands have left for Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a majority …

America’s ‘Dreamers’ Face the End

August 30, 2017
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America’s ‘Dreamers’ Face the End

There are 800,000 Dreamers. Most of the Dreamers are the children of Mexican adults who crossed the border without papers. Or who overstayed their tourist or school visas.

President Obama signed an executive order. The order said these young people

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Migraine Headaches: Go Away!

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If you’ve never had a migraine, I have two things...

Next Global Challenges: Heart Diseases and Epidemics

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Do Not Argue. Get Some Sleep.

There is an old song that goes:

“Lucky, lucky, lucky me, I’m a lucky son of a...

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