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A Nation Engaged: Sparking Conversations That Matter

A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.

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A City Looks To STEM School To Lift Economy, But Will Grads Stay?

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'New York Times' Editor: 'We Owed It To Our Readers' To Call Trump Claims Lies

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Rebecca Richards-Kortum is a "genius grant" winner with a very busy schedule. The engineering professor, who encourages students to come up with medical devices that will be valuable in the developing world, is the mother of six and a marathon runner. John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation hide caption

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'Genius Grant' Winner Is A Genius At Inspiring Students

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Frances Moore Lappe speaks at a Rainforest Action Network event. When she wrote the best-selling Diet For A Small Planet back in 1971, she helped start a conversation about the social and environmental impacts of the foods we choose. Rainforest Action Network/Flickr hide caption

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If You Think Eating Is A Political Act, Say Thanks To Frances Moore Lappe

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The Issues: How Clinton And Trump Come Down On Law And Order

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In Indiana, The Last Remnants Of America's Free African-American Settlements

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