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PBS NewsHour

Hari Sreenivasan

1 February 2017

Kintampo, Ghana

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Cooking over a wood or charcoal stove can cause serious health complications including pneumonia and cardiac disease, yet women in developing countries often have no other options. In Ghana, clean cook stoves are bein...

Texas Observer

Gus Bova

30 January 2017

Austin, Texas, United States

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Three Part Series, "America Beyond Detention": For decades, immigrant advocates have argued that the federal government should increase the use of residential shelters - like Casa Marianella in Austin - as an alternat...

Politico

Colin Woodard

18 January 2017

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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In Salt Lake City, a bipartisan coalition of public and private actors, including members of the business, industrial, religious, political, and civic communities voluntarily came together to pass an ambitious twenty ...

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia Media Network)

Jane M. Von Bergen

15 January 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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There is a growing consensus across political beliefs that there needs to be reductions in the number of people in prison because the monetary and societal cost is too great. This article explores the numerous initiat...

WHYY

Aaron Moselle

10 January 2017

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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A program launched in Philadelphia to help inmates reintegrate into the community has hit some stumbling blocks and the new executive director is turning to experts to help fix things: former inmates. She is convenin...

BBC

Harry Low

6 January 2017

Japan

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Japan has one of the lowest death by gun rates in the world, 6 to 33599. How? The country has established strict policies for buying and maintaining guns. The police force has installed restrictions regarding the use ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

4 January 2017

United States

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The Affordable Care Act has been one of the most contentious policies in recent history, with widespread disagreement between political parties. While it is typically viewed as a partisan issue, this article recognize...

Diplomatic Courier

Molly McCluskey

3 January 2017

Jordan

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Refugees encounter multiple complex barriers when they try to find employment in a new country. At the Zataari Refugee Camp, refugees have built the Champs Elysees marketplace exhibiting entrepreneurship and resilienc...

BBC

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Henrietta Moore

Martha Lane Fox

1 January 2017

Lima, Peru

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Between 2005 and 2015, Peru cut its poverty rate in half. Though there is still more work to be done, Peru can attribute its success to several reasons. The combination of inclusive economic growth and targeted, high-...

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Mila Koumpilova

31 December 2016

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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Thousands of refugees are navigating hurdles of integration in the United States. Organizations like the Minnesota Council of Churches provide comprehensive support in a number of areas - from housing to job applicati...

Christian Science Monitor

Nissa Rhee

24 December 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Chicago plans to open a community court for young adult offenders that focuses on rehabilitative services and community support, giving them a chance to make reparations to victims and avoid a criminal record that ca...

CityLab

Feargus O'Sullivan

20 December 2016

Stockholm, Sweden

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In Stockholm, old Christmas trees are being converted into biochar. When integrated into the city's highly-efficient power grid, the project has been wildly successful--not only in improving soil, but also in retainin...

Christian Science Monitor

Atul Bhattarai

18 December 2016

Kathmandu, Nepal

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For years, campaigns to clean Nepal's polluted Bagmati River resulted in failure. Now with police and government backing, the organization Safai Abhiyaan is in its third year, attracting hundreds of volunteers who are...

Citiscope

Simone D'Antonio

16 December 2016

Italy

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In Italy, there is an inconsistency of rebuilding efforts after earthquakes, leaving some cities in ruin for long periods of time. The Friuli region, which is north of Venice, has had successful rebuilding with govern...

ThinkProgress

Aysha Khan

15 December 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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New initiatives have been implemented to address Wikipedia’s gender gap: both the discrepancy of who is editing the site and the discrepancy of who is covered by the site. Activities include classes to teach girls how...

Open Migration

Liza Ramrayka

15 December 2016

United States

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In the midst of the international refugee crisis, immigrants and refugees often struggle in new countries, and they have trouble finding employment, housing, and education. The UN’s 2016 Summit for Refugees and Migran...

Grist

Nathanael Johnson

15 December 2016

San Jose, Costa Rica

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Unlike other countries suffering with an impoverished population, Costa Rica has not destroyed the environment while modernizing its economy. Costa Rica has created a coffee alliance, a collective effort between the g...

Politico

Colin Woodard

15 December 2016

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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Albuquerque is a regional center for homelessness, with the number of those without homes increasing due to diminished services and resources. However, the city is taking a holistic approach to solving homeless, imple...

Jackson Free Press

Sierra Mannie

Arielle Dreher

14 December 2016

Jackson, Mississippi, United States

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The approach of some state detention directors to juvenile justice has evolved at Henley-Young Juvenile Justice Center. Research shows that traditional detention is simply not working as a deterrent to youth crime—and...

Keystone Crossroads

Kevin McCorry

13 December 2016

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Part 1 of the "Equity or Bust: Are Ontario's Public Schools a Model for Pennsylvania" Series: Ontario has become widely lauded for its education system, celebrated for both high performance and relatively smaller achi...

Christian Science Monitor

Ryan Lenora Brown

11 December 2016

Maseru, Lesotho

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The approach of giving cash straight to poor people - rather than funneling goods or services indirectly through the slow, diluted, and complex systems of charities or governments - is nothing new, but evidence of lon...

Chicago Tribune

Annie Sweeney

10 December 2016

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Girls in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods face extensive danger on a daily basis. Not enough is being done to help girls so that they do not engage in violence or self-harm. Programs such as the Urban Warrior Program,...

Mission Local

Laura Wenus

8 December 2016

San Francisco, California, United States

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Although San Francisco has two shelters that collectively hold more than 300 beds each, these shelters can divide up families and couples, and can discourage pets and personal belongings. These shelters also do not of...

Detroit Free Press

Ann Zaniewski

7 December 2016

New York, New York, United States

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Research has shown that when young people have their basic needs met and feel positive about their futures, they are less likely to engage in risky behaviors. The Carrera Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program has re...

The New York Times

Niraj Chokshi

2 December 2016

Oregon, United States

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Low voter turnout has affected the results of numerous elections across the country. Oregon gave its residents the choice to opt in instead of out when receiving government services, in the hopes of increasing voter t...

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