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Despite the havoc that continues to be wreaked on our natural world, there is no doubt that we are making substantial strides to improve the qualit

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On the morning of Aug. 13, 1961, the residents of Berlin awoke to discover that the Communist government of East Germany had ordered the construction of a wall to divide the eastern and western halves of the city.

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As a little girl, I was something of a tomboy. I played jackpot in the mud at recess, and my Christmas wish lists consisted of baseball mitts and remote controlled cars. Skirts were my mortal enemy, and, much to my parents’ chagrin, I was always unbearably uncooperative at the mall.

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After several years of growing unrest and widespread protests, tensions in Venezuela finally boiled over at the start of this year.

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As a child I remember aimlessly running through my yard in constant pursuit of the graceful butterflies that fluttered their wings only a fingertip away from my youthful reach. My intent was never malevolent — quite the opposite.

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Since Michigan education lobbyist Betsy Devos’ appointment as secretary of the Department of Education, the sorry state of public education in Michigan has been well documented.

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Almost every student in a major of the humanities has experienced the same dreaded moment.

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Despite attempts to remain out of the public spotlight and dodge partisan judgment best reserved for elected officials, t

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For 35 days, the U.S. government remained shut down, marking the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The world was seemingly reduced to a gridlock between President Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D.

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This past November, Israel faced an unfortunate and oft-repeated event as the country was hit by a barrage of attacks by Ham