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First Ebola Case in Dallas, Obama's Upcoming Economy Talk, Wild Chimps Develop Culture

First Ebola Case in Dallas, Obama’s Upcoming Economy Talk, Wild Chimps Develop Culture

by Aura Bogado on October 1 2014, 9:59AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

Inmates and Families Charged to Send, Spend Their Own Money

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 3:43PM

Making money off of inmates is big business.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

Rikers Island Will End Solitary Confinement for Its Youngest Inmates

by Julianne Hing on September 30 2014, 2:06PM

Inmates aged 16 and 17 will no longer be held in solitary confinement.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW, Schools & Youth

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

Report: Sunday Talk Shows Rarely Mention Asian-Americans

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 12:29PM

A new study digs into the data and proposes solutions.

Topics: Culture

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying Play

Meet the Muslim NFL Player Who Was Penalized for Praying

by Jamilah King on September 30 2014, 10:06AM

Husain Abdullah has always mixed faith and football. Did that make him a target?

Topics: Culture

Hong Kong Protests Continue, Aretha Franklin's Stunning Cover, Ebola's Orphans

Hong Kong Protests Continue, Aretha Franklin’s Stunning Cover, Ebola’s Orphans

by Aura Bogado on September 30 2014, 10:01AM

Some of the morning’s headlines

Topics: /NOW

Daisy Hernández Writes About Race and The New York Times

Daisy Hernández Writes About Race and The New York Times

by Carla Murphy on September 29 2014, 3:21PM

Her new memoir is, “A Cup of Water Under My Bed”

Topics: Media, /NOW

A Look at Williamsburg's Puerto Rican Past and Present Play

A Look at Williamsburg’s Puerto Rican Past and Present

by Jamilah King on September 29 2014, 2:14PM

It wasn’t always one of America’s white hipster capitols.

Topics: Culture

California Becomes First in the Nation to Limit Suspensions for Willful Defiance

California Becomes First in the Nation to Limit Suspensions for Willful Defiance

by Julianne Hing on September 29 2014, 12:17PM

The law applies to students from kindergarten through third grade.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Talib Kweli: Lauryn Hill Doesn't Owe Us Anything

Talib Kweli: Lauryn Hill Doesn’t Owe Us Anything

by Jamilah King on September 29 2014, 10:32AM

The rapper responds to criticism of her on Medium.

Topics: Culture