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Domestic Abuse American Government Style

May 2, 2017
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Domestic Abuse American Government Style

One way to judge a nation is by its legal system. That is the police, the courts and the people who work for and at those places.

America is a country of laws. In general, it is a system that …

Add Brazil to Governments in Crisis

May 1, 2017
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Add Brazil to Governments in Crisis

Brazil is in the middle of a crisis Their problem is how to pay for everything.

Brazil and other countries such as France are social welfare states. Their policies tend to support workers. It does not matter if the workers …

Watch That Juice Drinking

April 29, 2017
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Watch That Juice Drinking

Of course, you thought fresh orange juice was good for you and your children. Who does not? Some experts do not.

A good many Americans think fruit juice is as healthy as the fruit it came from. Experts say juice …

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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. She does not support the European Union. This means she …

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 again dump waste into the water supply. It was a public …

Do You Feel Well? Do You Feel Good?

April 22, 2017
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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 womb of the mother. The world of the fetus is what the mother takes in as food, air …

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How Well Does Your Pet See?

Here is another way pets are like people. They can have vision problems. Sometimes the symptoms are easy to detect. Your dog or cat...

New Danger: The Bottom of Your Shoes

Do you take off your shoes when you go into someone’s home? Most Americans do not. It is common practice in Japan and Finland....

New Research: What it Means to Become a Mother

There is even a word that describes it. It is “matrescence.” The matrescence period begins during pregnancy and extends into motherhood. The signs can...

An Immigrant Artist in America

Nari Ward is an artist from Jamaica. He lives and works in a former Harlem fire station.

Nari Ward takes everyday objects – most...

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