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Noelle Swan

15 June 2015

Los Angeles, California, United States

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How are people with mental illness policed in the U.S.? Unfortunately, often people with mental illness are sent to prison, instead of being treated. There are “10 times as many inmates diagnosed with severe mental il...

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Harry Bruinius

31 May 2015

New York, New York, United States

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In an age of uncivil social media, a simple tweet can bring a torrent of threats and taunts. Online groups – digital vigilantes – are uncovering the anonymous people behind many of the taunts, and many states are tryi...

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19 May 2015

Casablanca, Morocco

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The Islamic State's recruitment of women draws big attention. But less noticed and more important are efforts in Islamic countries to raise the number of women in religious leadership, despite a long tradition against...

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22 April 2015

Casablanca, Morocco

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Once harshly criticized for its mistreatment of African migrants, Morocco has changed its view and now lays down a well-regulated welcome mat. If Europe did more of the same, it's possible that fewer migrants would ri...

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Jacob Baynham

12 April 2015

Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Ricky Jackson was the longest-serving innocent man in US history. Now, after 39 years, he's free of prison – and resentment.

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18 February 2015

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

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Teenagers around the world are at risk of indoctrination by Islamic extremism and volunteering to fight for the Islamic state. Different European nations seek to make Islamic extremism unattractive to youth by bolster...

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Peg Tyre

18 February 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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When a New Orleans school principal prioritizes and structures her day to maximizing opportunities to empower her staff and provide targeted professional development so that the teachers can best serve under-performin...

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Stacy Teicher Khadaroo

15 February 2015

Toledo, Ohio, United States

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The toll that prison can take on young offenders is often irreversible. Cities and states are moving away from locking up juvenile offenders, offering treatment and other programs to prevent them from becoming hardene...

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Patrik Jonsson

8 February 2015

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Atlanta Police Chief George Turner is building a diversified department that's less reactive and more humane. It could offer lessons after Ferguson.

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Lorena Galliot

25 January 2015

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Electricity is hard to come by in much of Africa. Now, skipping over the fossil fuel age, solar panels are bringing a cheap form of electricity to the continent.

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3 April 2001

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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Funded by a combination of state grants and private donations, the nonprofit organization, Community MusicWorks, extends the reach and influence of classical music and music education. The nonprofit hosts workshops, l...

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Amy Yee

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18 July 2000

New York City, New York, United States

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New York City’s Apple Seed program gets children who live in the city to experiment, engage with, and learn from nature. The program – which has reached over 4,000 kids in New York Public Schools – teaches children ab...

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