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Ian Boyd went from debtor to homeowner in just three years—from 2009 to 2012—thanks to an innovative-homeownership plan called the shared-equity program. (from 2015)

Is There a Middle Ground Between Renting a House and Buying One?
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"In a world that made sense, students like my daughter would be seen for what they are: canaries in the coal mine that public education has become."

Why Special-Education Programs Are So Frustrating for Parents
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Seventy percent of students assigned to developmental courses never complete college. (via CityLab)

Why Millions of Americans Never Finish College
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“I want people to know this isn’t me trying to attack religion. This is me trying to create an environment for kids where they can feel equal.” (from 2013)

Bullied for Not Believing in God
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"But why would it even be interesting—let alone soothing—that two random, unrelated items could be physically combined?" (from 2015)

The Existential Satisfaction of Things Fitting Perfectly Into Other Things
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The company says it’s lifting people out of poverty and conserving water at a time when the importance of doing so has never been clearer. (from 2015)

Selling the Desert's Water-Conservation Lessons to the Rest of the World
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Why does the corporate world fail to learn from its tragic past? (from 2014)

Why Corporations Fail to Do the Right Thing
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“Carnival, for me, is the best time of the year.”

How a Carnival Dance Group Prepares to Take to the Streets
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Today, the relationship between class and abortion access is no less messy. (from 2015)

A Safe, Easy, Illegal Abortion
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A profile of film projectionists during their last days on the job at a soon-to-be-defunct movie theater (from 2014)

The Death of Film: After Hollywood Goes Digital, What Happens to Movies?
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"If I had one regret it was I didn't marry this one woman and have kids with her. But that's whiskey under the bridge. In general, people regret what they don't do. They don't regret too much what they do do."

Bill Nye on the Nature of Regret
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A young man wanted to escape his life of poverty in Nicaragua and head to the United States, but his dream was cut short when inflexible immigration laws forced his mother to leave him behind the Mexican border. (from 2015)

'I Lost My Dream': One Young Man's Failed Journey to America
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In this animation, Ezra Edelman, the Oscar-winning director of "O.J.: Made in America," argues that O.J. Simpson was a commercial pioneer who "deserves his due for the way that he influenced culture beyond being on trial for murder in 1994 and 1995.”
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, author of "Paul Revere's Ride," was born 210 years ago today.

Paul Revere’s Ride
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The Supreme Court declared the 19th Amendment constitutional on this day in 1922.

'Vote No on Women's Suffrage': Bizarre Reasons For Not Letting Women Vote
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Another billionaire businessman joins President Trump’s Cabinet

Who's in Donald Trump's Cabinet?
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The Japanese manufacturer was responsible for the largest auto recall in U.S. history

Takata Agrees to Pay $1 Billion for Faulty Air Bags