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Shanna Peeples works at Palo Duro High School in Amarillo, Texas. Most of the students come from poor families. Some are refugees from East Africa — coming through the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya.
Sisters Yukia Walker and Yuneisia Harris are co-owners of Curvaceous Couture, an upscale bridal salon in Columbia, Md., that caters to plus-size brides. That clientele is often overlooked.
Tesla is building the biggest battery factory in the world. It hopes to drive battery prices down so far that lithium ion batteries are no longer just for laptops, phones or cars.
New research suggests that school kids who read and identify with Harry Potter display more positive attitudes toward people from disadvantaged groups.
In a highly unusual move, the judge in the Atlanta test-cheating case said he had a change of heart. He reduced three people's sentences from seven years in prison to three.
Turkey's chamber of architects wasn't amused when the mayor of Ankara installed a giant Transformers statue. They sued, he took down the robot and instead installed a 10-foot tall T-Rex.