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Could Migration Help Ease The World's Population Challenges?

While some countries are seeing their populations decline and grow older, others are growing fast. That has economic implications. Could migration help?

Could Migration Help Ease The World's Population Challenges?

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MONTEREY PARK, CA - JANUARY 23: A mourner attends a candlelight vigil for victims of a mass shooting on January 23, 2023 in Monterey Park, California. Eleven people were killed and 9 people were injured during a mass shooting that took place at a dance studio in Monterey Park. (Photo by Qian Weizhong/VCG via Getty Images) VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Changing the Way Media Reports on Gun Violence

Americans have grown accustomed to hearing about the latest mass shooting. And recently news coverage has been focused on two tragic events in California — Last weekend eleven people were killed and nine injured in Monterey Park near Los Angeles. And on Monday, seven people were killed and one wounded in Half Moon Bay, just south of San Francisco.

Changing the Way Media Reports on Gun Violence

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Flanked by Rodney Wells and RowVaughn Wells, the stepfather and mother of Tyre Nichols, civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks during a press conference in Memphis, Tennessee on January 27, 2023. Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, died three days after being severely beaten by five Memphis Police Department officers during a traffic stop on January 7, 2023. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In the Wake of Tyre Nichols' Death, Does Diversity Make A Difference In Policing?

Five police officers have been charged with murder and other crimes in the wake of Tyre Nichols' death this month in Memphis. Nichols, who was Black, died after a traffic stop. All five of the officers facing charges are Black.

In the Wake of Tyre Nichols' Death, Does Diversity Make A Difference In Policing?

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Maya Moore announced her retirement from basketball in January 2023. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images hide caption

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Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

Maya Moore stepped away from her stellar basketball career to help free Jonathan Irons, a man who was incarcerated for over two decades on a wrongful conviction.

Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

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A M1A2 Abrams battle tank. The U.S. has agreed to send 31 of the tanks to Ukraine to help it defend and reclaim its territory from Russian forces. Mateusz Slodkowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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German And American Tanks Are Headed for Ukraine

For months, Ukraine pressed western allies for state-of-the-art tanks. For months, Germany and the U.S. resisted. That changed Wednesday.

German And American Tanks Are Headed for Ukraine

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Some Muslim Americans Turn To Faith For Guidance On Abortion

Since the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to an abortion, some Muslims in America have sought a better understanding of what their faith says about abortion.

Some Muslim Americans Turn To Faith For Guidance On Abortion

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A makeshift memorial site in front of the Star Dance Studio in Monterey Park, California, where a gunman killed 11 people Saturday night. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Shock And Pain in Monterey Park, Site Of Another American Mass Shooting

The people of Monterey Park, California, would normally be celebrating Lunar New Year right now, one of the biggest holidays of the year in a community that is two-thirds Asian. Instead, the city is mourning a terrible loss.

Shock And Pain in Monterey Park, Site Of Another American Mass Shooting

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A customer fills out a Mega Millions lottery ticket at a convenience store in Northbrook, Ill., on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File) Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Despite Billion-Dollar Jackpots, Critics Say the Lottery Is a Losing Game

Admit it - you've fantasized about what you would do if you hit the lottery and exactly how you would spend your millions - or billions.

Despite Billion-Dollar Jackpots, Critics Say the Lottery Is a Losing Game

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A lantern show in Nanjing, in China's eastern Jiangsu province, ahead of the Lunar New Year of the Rabbit. This year the holiday falls amid a massive COVID surge and an economic slump. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Holiday Traditions in China and Ukraine Offer Comfort During Uncertain Times

In China, huge numbers of people are expected to travel and gather with family this weekend for the start of the Lunar New Year, just as the country experiences a major surge in COVID infections.

Holiday Traditions in China and Ukraine Offer Comfort During Uncertain Times

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How The Government Tracks Classified Documents—And Why It's An Imperfect System

The Justice Department is investigating the mishandling of classified documents linked to President Biden and to his predecessor, former President Trump. Both cases raise questions about how classified information should be handled.

How The Government Tracks Classified Documents—And Why It's An Imperfect System

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