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Putin: Tragedies Like MH17 Should 'Bring People Together'

In a statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin said this tragedy wouldn't have happened if Ukraine had not restarted operations along its eastern border.

Michelle Nunn: Georgia's Hillary?

The Democratic Primary for Michelle Nunn was largely a formality. She defeated three lesser-known opponents. Nonetheless, the moment was a milestone – and not just for Nunn. As she took the stage that night, her supporters pointed to the fact that Georgia currently has no female representation in Washington. Emily Pelton from Atlanta is one of those supporters. Pelton believes that Michelle Nunn is the candidate many Georgians - especially women - have been waiting for. But not just because she’s a woman.

Dozens Killed As Libyan Militias Battle For Tripoli's Airport

The fighting in the North African country is some of the worst since the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi in 2011.

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Remixed And Retweeted

Propaganda has always been a part of war. Social media is expanding the battlefield, but sometimes it also creates a space for mutual respect.

Learning To Love The Ocean After A Lifetime Of Fearing It

Triathlete Tim Bomba has spent a decade helping people feel comfortable swimming in the ocean. But before he could do that, he had to overcome his own fear of the water at the age of 52.

The Youth Unemployment Crisis Hits African-Americans Hardest

Hidden economic forces like job-specific segregation are keeping young minorities out of the job market.

Next To Silicon Valley, Nonprofits Draw Youth Of Color Into Tech

Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry and out of "dead-end" jobs.

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