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13 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

Teen goes from homeless shelter to Georgetown

A few months ago, we told you about an 18-year-old girl, Rashema Melson, who was living with her family in a homeless shelter Teen goes from homeless shelter to Georgetown WASHINGTON -- A few months ago, we told you about an 18-year-old girl, Rashema Melson, who was living with her family in a homeless shelter Check out this story on WUSA9.com: ... (more)

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Related Topix: Washington, DC, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Anacostia (Washington, DC)

19 hrs ago | The Atlantic

What Makes Someone a Refugee?

Nearly seven in 10 Americans see children crossing the border as "refugees" rather than "illegal immigrants."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Family, Kids, US Politics

23 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Law Schools With the Highest LSAT Scores

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students and parents a way to find which undergraduate or graduate programs excel or have room to grow in specific areas.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Northwestern University, Stanford University, Valparaiso University

Mon Jul 28, 2014

DFW Catholic

Expert: Religious freedom pick will fail without resources

Washington D.C., Jul 28, 2014 / 05:28 pm .- While welcoming the proposal for a new global religious freedom ambassador after a nine-month vacancy, one expert warned that adequate resources must be given for the position to be effective.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism

Business Wire

AssureStart Appoints Sheryl Medeiros as General Counsel

AssureStart sells business property and general liability insurance to small businesses on the Internet.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley

BroadcastNewsroom

Syria Writer Elizabeth OBagy, Cited by Kerry, McCain, Fired for Ph.D. Lie

This story was originally reported on 09/12/2013 by CNN. For the full article please visit CNN .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Business Journal

New Georgetown University partnership focuses on rural entrepreneurs

Georgetown University announced a new partnership last week with the American Farm Bureau Federation to launch the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge, according to In The Capital.

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Daniel Pipes

How Islamic Are Muslims?

Scheherazade S. Rehman and Hossein Askari of Georgetown University provide an answer in a 2010 article, " How Islamic are Islamic Countries? " In it, they establish the Islamic teachings and then calculate how well these are applied in 208 countries and territories.

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Related Topix: Conservative Political News, US News

Sun Jul 27, 2014

State Department

Young African Leaders Town Hall With President Obama

Young African Leaders Town Hall with President Obama Open Press Coverage. Press Entrance: West Lobby Glass Doors The town hall will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov /live .

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Cape Gazette

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of...

Jose Antonio Pando, MD, will present insight on the Evolution of Incan Spirituality at the Summer Spirituality Series from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 31. The weekly presentations are held in the Parish Hall of St. Peter's Episcopal Church at 211 Mulberry St. in Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, World News, Peru, Yale University

The Washington Post

Traversing two D.C.s, from Dunbar High to Georgetown U.

When Johnathon Carrington makes a trip home to visit his mother or get what he considers a decent haircut, the Georgetown University student takes a G2 Metrobus that carries him four miles east across a divide that separates the city where he goes to school from the city where he grew up.

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Related Topix: Georgetown (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Violent Crime

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Washington Times

Democratic House bios for Michigan's 11th District

TOP ISSUE AND PLAN TO ADDRESS IT: I am a strong advocate for making health care accessible and affordable for every American.

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Related Topix: Dearborn Heights, MI, Michigan State University

AME Info

Masdar Institute's Summer Research Internships help develop UAE Nationals in science and technology

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, announced that its summer research internship programs for undergraduate students is working to contribute to Abu a Qatar's Supreme Education Council has signed a memorandum of understanding ... (more)

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Related Topix: Northwestern University

PennLive.com

Movie-themed campaign has Newport pit stop

Nick Troiano, 25, an independent candidate for U.S. Congress in Pennsylvania's 10th district, poses by a 1981 DeLorean, which he has been driving across the district to promote his movie-themed campaign.

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The Jewish Journal

Dear Madeleine Albright, Israel is not "Overdoing It"

It's been 22 years since Madeleine Albright was a foreign policy adviser to President Jimmy Carter, 17 years since she was America's ambassador to the United Nations, and 13 since she was secretary of state.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Self Defense, Terrorism, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

The News Tribune

Pay penalty haunting recession grads as economy mends

She and other students who earned diplomas in the aftermath of the deepest U.S. recession since the 1930s are experiencing an earnings hangover that could last a lifetime, even as the labor market heals.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Towson University, Yale University

Union County Weekly

News editor Ciera Choate says goodbye

Leaving Union County Weekly has pulled me through multiple emotions. Part of me doesn't want to move on, I love this paper and the people I work with every day, but the other part knows it's time for a new chapter.

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Related Topix: Union County, NC, Journalism, Weddington, NC, Stallings, NC, Waxhaw, NC

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Free Republic

Company In Which Joe Biden's Son Is Director Prepares To Drill Shale Gas In East Ukraine

Recall what we said earlier today: the proxy Ukraine war just like that in Syria preceding it, "is all about energy."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Joe Biden

Concord Monitor

Letter: Feltes is a true public servant

Dan has a master's degree in public policy from Georgetown University and law degree from the University of Iowa.

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Related Topix: Henniker, NH, Concord, NH, University of Iowa, Opinion

The Washington Post

Congress is more and more polarized, and so is almost every other legislature in America

We all tend to conflate "polarization" -- how far apart two groups of people are -- with "partisanship," which is a scale of loyalty to a party.

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