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First group of interpreters fleeing Afghanistan arrive in U.S.

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Gymnast Simone Biles' pullout at Olympics earns wide admiration and support

America's best-known gymnast, 24-year-old Simone Biles, made tough, brave choices last week at the Olympics in Tokyo. She withdrew from team and individual competitions for what she said were mental health and safety reasons after feeling disori...

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Teaching Asian American history in schools

After hate incidents against Asian Americans rose drastically in the pandemic, Illinois recently passed a bill mandating that Asian American history be taught in the classroom to help combat the problem. Other states across the country are looking to...

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This week's word in the news: ADOLESCENT


A person between the ages of 10 and 19, according to the World Health Organization. Adolescence is the transitional phase of growth and development between childhood and adulthood.

At a news conference in the governor's conference room, Hutchinson said Arkansas Children's hospitals have 24 adolescent patients suffering from COVID-19.
The Arkansas Democrat Gazette -- 08/02/2021

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Do unvaccinated face deadly risk?

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