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Wake school leaders want to use Census data to help balance student diversity

Wake school leaders want to use Census data to help balance student diversity

3 hours ago   |   WRAL

To help balance student diversity across schools, Wake County Board of Education members said Tuesday they would like to use county economic health data, including household...
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Multi-tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition resulting from nerve injury and is characterized by increased pain sensitivity. Although known to be associated with overly excitable...
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‘Tasting Funny for Years': Lead in the Water and a City in Crisis

18 hours ago   |   NY Times

Newark officials began distributing free bottled water after new tests showed dangerously high levels of lead.
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The Surprising Health Care Companies Changing the World: Brainstorm Health

1 day ago   |   Fortune

And happy Monday, readers-I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Fortune is out with its fifth annual Change the World list , a collection of companies that are “doing well by...
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A Korea Whole and Free

1 day ago   |   Foreign Affairs

When Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founding ruler, died in 1994, many outside observers predicted that his state would die with him. That never happened, of course, and his son...
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Will India Start Acting Like a Global Power?

1 day ago   |   Foreign Affairs

The country with the world's third-largest military by personnel strength, fifth-largest defense budget, and seventh-largest economy isn't a member of the UN Security Council...
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Housing authority aims to give low-income city residents access to more neighborhoods

Housing authority aims to give low-income city residents access to more neighborhoods

1 day ago   |   Post Gazette

Starting in September, the housing authority will allow a higher rent payment to landlords for housing in certain lower-poverty areas.
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Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

Change the World 2019: Where Business Creates Virtuous Circles

1 day ago   |   Fortune

You might not expect modern corporations to tackle an urgent problem of the 21st century by looking back to the 1950s. But that's what one group of companies is doing with a...
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President Trump says he doesn't see a recession on the horizon

President Trump says he doesn't see a recession on the horizon

2 days ago   |   New York Post

WASHINGTON - President Trump tried to alleviate fears of a recession on Sunday, echoing recent statements from his top economic advisers. “I don't see a recession,” Trump said...
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The Southern Poverty Law Center Is a Hate-Based Scam

2 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

After internal challenges with discrimination, the Southern Poverty Law Center can't call itself an arbiter of justice.
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President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps...

Facebook users will finally be able to see info collected from other apps and websites

Facebook is introducing a tool to help users see and manage the data that apps and websites collect on them and share with the social media website. Read more ...

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

President Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic pain

The president said tariffs on China, whether or not they hurt the U.S. in the short term, are needed to address long-term problems abroad. Read more ...

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

'This is a horror story': Illegal apartments created halfway between floors

The illegal micro apartments are windowless. Tenants are charged $600 per month. Read more ...

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns

An aide to Philadelphia's mayor said Ross failed to act on allegations of sexual, racial and gender harassment and discrimination in his department. Read more ...

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Best chicken sandwich? Popeyes, Chick-fil-A, Wendy's all vying for the crown

Three national fast-food chains are vying for American tastebuds in a social media feud over who has the best chicken sandwich. Read more ...

Freddy Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

Freddy Galvis hits tiebreaking homer, Reds beat Padres 3-2

Freddy Galvis hit a tie-breaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Aristides Aquino added an RBI single as the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 Tuesday night. Read more ...

Marte hits 3-run HR in eighth, Pirates top Nationals 4-1

Marte hits 3-run HR in eighth, Pirates top Nationals 4-1

PITTSBURGH - Starling Marte hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night. Read more ...

Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Report: Jeffrey Epstein signed a will 2 days before death

Court papers list assets of about $577 million. Read more ...