Archive for August, 2014
 

 
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Gabrielle Union Discusses Her Experience in Vietnam

Watch Gabrielle Union on the Challenges That Girls Face in Vietnam on PBS. See more from Independent Lens.   Program: Independent Lens Episode: Gabrielle Union on the Challenges That Girls Face in Vietnam Gabrielle Union d...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Timeline: 9/11 Memorial Museum Fields Controversy

More than a decade of remembrance later, a $1 billion museum at Ground Zero has still not opened — as New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo remain at odds over whose agency will pay for the museum’s...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Killings at American Consulate in Libya Might Shift Campaigns’ Focus

After months of a remarkable laser focus on domestic policy and even as the anniversary of 9/11 had a more muted tone than in years past, overnight events overseas have unexpectedly shifted the focus of the presidential contest...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Is Facebook Changing Our Identity?

Good old Facebook. With 955,000,000 worldwide users, it seems like just about everyone makes use of the social media giant to connect with friends, share photos, and update everyone they’ve ever met since grade school abo...
by Michael Cadenhead