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Caught in the middle

Politics | Detained migrants endure deplorable conditions as Congress debates funding
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/27/19, 03:28 pm

WASHINGTON—Three months ago, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a Dear Colleague letter to Democrats in Congress that called out President Donald Trump for trying to propose “a fake crisis at the border.” But that was before they saw a viral photo of a Salvadoran father and daughter who drowned in each other’s arms Monday attempting to cross the Rio Grande, before they heard of children detained in squalid conditions in a Border Patrol

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Campus healthcare crisis

Education | Abuse accusations spring up at college student health centers
by Laura Edghill
Posted 6/19/19, 05:05 pm

Lawsuits filed last week against Ohio State University and UCLA claim the schools did not do enough to protect students from sexual abuse by campus doctors. The accusations echo those at several other universities across the country and raise troubling concerns about the safety of students who seek care at campus health centers.

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Nigerian Christians seek U.S. intervention

International | Several communities still feel the effects of Boko Haram and armed Fulani herdsmen
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/18/19, 05:21 pm

Nigerian Christians terrorized by the Islamist group Boko Haram and insurgent, militant herdsmen implored U.S. President Donald Trump last week to intervene in their increasingly forgotten crisis.

Boko Haram’s violence in northeastern Nigeria has killed tens of thousands of people. The insurgency has withered down to sporadic attacks, but hundreds of people remain in captivity, including about 110 girls kidnapped in 2014 from Chibok, and Leah Sharibu, a Christian schoolgirl taken in 2018 and remains in captivity because of her faith.

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