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Is Change Coming to Cuba?
Even Fidel Castro admits Cuba's Communist system just isn't working.
"Copy and paste" sounds innocent, but it's landing a lot of high school and college students in hot water.
Race Against Time
Time is running out to solve the many racially motivated murders in the South in the 1950s and 1960s.
A 23-year-old Iraq War veteran who lost all four of his limbs in a roadside bomb attack struggles to rebuild his life.
A controversial mascot at the University of Mississippi is resisting retirement.
Forty years ago, Americans began to realize the environment needed their attentionand action.
Should colleges offer three-year degrees?
Is it OK to send unpaid interns out to get coffee?
Some lighter looks at what's in the news