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Jubilante Cutting, left, the founder of Guyana Animation Network, stands with a student from Marian Academy in Georgetown, Guyana. Last year, Cutting launched a project to help high school girls explore careers in digital media and animation. Joseph Allen hide caption

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A girl carries a child in the outskirts of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi. That's one of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa that has made good progress in reducing child mortality. Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Oakland Kids Get A Raise From The New Minimum Wage

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Truvada can dramatically reduce the risk of HIV infection when taken as a preventative medicine — if taken every day. Studies are underway to determine if young people are likely to take the pill consistently. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Would A Pill To Protect Teens From HIV Make Them Feel Invincible?

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When he was 11 years old, James Arinaitwe boarded a bus with a crazy plan: Sneak into the president's house and beg for a high school scholarship. Claire Eggers/NPR hide caption

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