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"If we end up finding a clandestine grave, we break down completely. But this also helps us, the families, truly grieve." This the human side behind the 200+ graves found in Mexico in the past six months.
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Almost every week, 10-year-old Malek does dabke dancing at the Gaza fence. He believes that it's the most powerful form of protest.
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The next election cycle is in 2020, and an estimated 10% of voters will be Gen Z. How do they feel about the latest abortion bills?
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A new, live-action version of Aladdin is out this weekend. Find out why Aladdin remains a problematic depiction of Arab and other Muslim cultures.
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For people in low-income and rural communities, access to abortion comes with extra barriers.
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This protester told us why she has been fighting for abortion rights since the 60s.
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Anti-Muslim hatred in India has increased since Indian PM Modi came to office. Rana Ayyub explains why he's so problematic:
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This is how a Missouri state representative pushed back against a male Republican legislator who talked about "consensual rape" as an argument for banning abortions after 8 weeks of pregnancy.
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A billionaire pledged to pay off the student loans of these graduates. Here's what the valedictorians from this historically black men's college have to say about it.
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Do you know what the numbers on your plastic mean? ♻️
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These protesters were among thousands who took to the streets this week across the country to protest restrictive abortion laws passed in states like Alabama and Georgia.
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Carlos Hernandez is the 6th child migrant to die after being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border in the past year. His family wants to know what happened.
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The UN says that with current emissions levels, global temperatures could rise by 3-5°C over pre-industrial levels by 2100. Young people are demanding action: 🇲🇽 Mexico City, Mexico 🇨🇴 Bogotá, Colombia 🇺🇸 Los Angeles, USA 🇧🇷 Brasilia, Brazil
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5 ex-Catholic priests in Michigan were charged with sex abuse. Prosecutors say their victims were as young as 5 and the charges are just the "tip of the iceberg" in an ongoing investigation into abuse allegations that go back decades.
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“Have a plan to get to zero emissions, or get zero of our votes.” College and high school graduation speakers are calling on politicians to move toward a zero-emission future.
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AJ+ May 24
A new report says that koalas may be "functionally extinct" in Australia due to climate change and habitat loss.
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AJ+ May 24
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A wave of anti-abortion measures have struck the Deep South. This is how abortion-rights advocates are fighting back.
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AJ+ May 24
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Mississippi's now-blocked abortion law would have banned abortions when a "fetal heartbeat" is detected. That is at about 6 weeks, before many women know they are pregnant. Ohio, Georgia and Kentucky recently passed similar laws.
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AJ+ May 24
The Spice Girls kicked off their reunion tour today. The show started with a message welcoming all races, sexualities, beliefs, gender identities + abilities. ☮️
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AJ+ May 24
The Sultan of Brunei gave back his honorary degree from Oxford University. 120K people signed a petition asking the school to rescind it over new anti-gay laws that punish same-sex relations with death by stoning.
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