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Before North Carolina, There Were Other Contentious 'Bathroom Bill' Fights

New Hampshire was the site of one of the first legislative battle grounds over transgender rights.

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How To Fix A Graduation Rate Of 1 In 10? Ask The Dropouts

Across the country, public universities are struggling with abysmal graduation rates. Here's one campus — San Jose State University — that's trying to do something about it.

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'The Witness' Tells A Different Story About The Kitty Genovese Murder

As the story went at the time, 38 people witnessed the attack on Kitty Genovese 50 years ago, and did nothing. But that story is wrong, as James Soloman and William Genovese explore in their new film.

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After Hiroshima Bombing, Survivors Sorted Through The Horror
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Hiroshima, Mon Amour (Suite) Giovanni Fusco

Donna Engeman, Survivor Outreach Services manager at the Installation Management Command, rode her Harley Davidson from San Antonio to Washington, D.C., to ride in Rolling Thunder Memorial Day, 2012. She rides again this year to help raise awarenes about the significance and meaning behind the Gold Star Pins. Rob Mcilvaine(AR News)/U.S. Army /Rob Mcilvaine(AR News)/U.S. Army hide caption

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Army Love: A Fallen Soldier's Widow Tells Their Daughter How It All Began
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Maesta Graziosa Cieli Biondi
Remington The Honey Dewdrops

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Before North Carolina, There Were Other Contentious 'Bathroom Bill' Fights
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The Accidentals Come Home To Michigan
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Butter and Eggs Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge