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Rio Salado Community College, in Arizona’s Maricopa Community College district, has implemented a variety of innovations to become more entrepreneurial in response to funding cuts. The result? A graduation rate four times that of similar schools,...
Editor of the Ugandan publication Rolling Stone holds a November 2010 issue of his newspaper, which published the names and photos of 14 men it identified as gay. Public health experts say discrimination directed toward the LGBT community may...
A Syrian refugee child eats food that her mother collected from a trash can at Eminonu Pier in Istanbul, Turkey on Aug. 18. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images The number of Syrian refugees seeking safety in other parts of the world has surpassed...
A child uses a rag to shield her face from tear gas being fired by police who used it to force protesters from the business district into nearby neighborhoods on Aug. 11 in Ferguson, Missouri. Protesters gathered near the spot where a local police...
Indiana is ahead of many other states in widely broadcasting public universities’ and colleges’ success rates as part of an attempt to rates them up. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — It was the last...
This map from the World Health Organization shows the location of cases throughout the countries with the most intense Ebola transmission, differentiating the number of cases to date in each area, and the number occurring within the past 21 days,...