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Maria Aspan

Maria Aspan

Maria Aspan is a senior editor at Inc. magazine, where she runs the Money section and covers finance, tech and diversity in business. She was previously a senior editor at American Banker, where she won multiple “Best in Business” awards for feature writing and breaking news reporting from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers. She has
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Carrie Hammer

Carrie Hammer

Carrie Hammer-Founder of CARRIE HAMMER What inspired you to create CARRIE HAMMER? It’s so important for women to be empowered in their work and in their life. Clothing and presenting a polished appearance is an important part of one’s career. Having a tailored and well-fitting dress is the most beautiful thing a woman can wear. It
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Joyce Shulman

Joyce Shulman

Joyce Shulman-CEO of Macaroni Kid What is the best part of your job as CEO of Macaroni Kid? The best part of my job … that’s a tough one. There are so many things I love about what I do every day. But here are my top three. First, I get to work with an
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Mali

World: Violence Continues with Mali Attack

On Friday, gunmen entered the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bamako, Mali and started shooting at people who were gathered for breakfast. According to hotel employee Tamba Couye, the attackers shot at “anything that moved.” “They started firing at the tables,” said Couye. “They walked through the hotel door and started to shoot at everybody. Then
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Strut for Scoliosis

Education: Lindsay Gordon Struts for Scoliosis

Lindsay Gordon’s doctor always reminded her, “You are running a marathon, not a race.” It’s advice Lindsay needed after getting diagnosed with scoliosis, the medical condition in which a person’s spine curves more than it should. Only about 2-4% of the teenage population gets scoliosis, but it affects girls disproportionately. In Lindsay’s case, the curvature
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Capitol Building

Politics: Nationwide Debates About Syrian Refugees

After last week’s attacks on Paris, at least 21 Republican governors have pledged to block Syrian refugees from entering their states, and Republicans in congress have called for a halt to all refugees entering the country—or at least those that are Muslim. However, experts in The New York Times and Mic say that individual states
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Ebola patient

Health: Last Ebola Patient Released from Treatment Center

“The last confirmed case of Ebola has been released from a treatment centre,” said Fode Tass Sylla of the Ebola coordination unit. The Ebola epidemic that began in Guinea in March 2014, has killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared neighboring Sierra Leone free of Ebola earlier this
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Well-wishers hold up candles during a memorial service for California State Long Beach student Nohemi Gonzalez on Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015 in Long Beach, Calif., who was killed at restaurant in Paris on Friday night during the terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

World: Cal State Long Beach Holds Vigil for Paris Victim

Hundreds gathered at Cal State Long Beach Sunday afternoon for a vigil honoring Nohemi Gonzalez, the 23-year-old student who was killed in Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris. Local officials, a representative from the French consul, and several media outlets attended the vigil for Gonzalez, who is the only known American killed in the attacks. Some
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Apple Guitar

Tech: Apple Drops the Beats

The technology company Apple recently announced that they will be discontinuing Beats Music. The music subscription service is to shut down on November 30. All accounts will be deactivated on that day, but Apple is encouraging all subscribers to switch their subscriptions to Apple Music, the music subscription service that was launched in June, before
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The BULLY Project

The BULLY Project

The BULLY Project is the social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY. They’ve sparked a national movement to stop bullying that is transforming kids’ lives and changing a culture of bullying into one of empathy and action.  The power of their work lies in the participation of individuals like you and the remarkable list of partners
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