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Migrant boat capsizes near Puerto Rico

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New frontier: Global antenna system delivers first stunning look at huge black hole in our galaxy

Big words seem too small to properly describe a new image from outer space, but they're the best we can do. Scientists last week released the first look at a supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy, which includes our solar...

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College students salary expectations after graduation

College students expect an annual salary of nearly $104,000 a year after they graduate, a survey found. That's almost double what the average college graduate salary is today, which is around $55,000. Their high expectations may be a result of the s...

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The news media shape how we see and understand the world around us. With its new video series, NBCU Academy takes a deep dive into what it means to be in a journalist today, how the industry is evolving, and how the next generation can help.

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Will new owner ‘free’ Twitter speech?

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This week's word in the news: MANIFESTO

DEFINITION:

A written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer.

FOUND IN THE NEWS:
Investigators were reviewing a hate-filled manifesto the suspect apparently posted online.
The Los Angeles Times -- 05/16/2022

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