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Doreen Two Bulls, in her home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

Doreen Two Bulls, in her home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

CNN: Looming Trump budget cuts deepen distress on Pine Ridge

The challenges facing residents of Pine Ridge, one of the poorest parts of the country, are chronic and mounting. Budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump could mean that life for the 40,000 Oglala Sioux members who live there 

 
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CNN: The 'forgotten tribe' in West Virginia; why America's white working class feels left behind

We traveled to Welch, West Virginia as a part of an expensive reporting collaboration to better understand the white, working-class Americans who formed a backbone of support for Donald Trump.

 
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Mashable: Larry Wilmore for president: Keeping it 100 on 2016

I interviewed Larry Wilmore, the former host of "The Nightly Show" on the rise of Donald Trump, race in America and the so-called "unblackening" of the White House.

 
Photo courtesy of Denizens Brewing Co.

Photo courtesy of Denizens Brewing Co.

DCist: Brewing While Female: Meet the Women Behind D.C.'s Craft Beer Industry

When I walked in the door of Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring, Md. every employee I encountered—the person who greets me at the door, the person who pours my beer and the person who helpfully points me in the direction of the restroom—was a woman. That’s no coincidence: Denizens’ founders—three of four owners are women—have worked intentionally to carve out a space that is welcoming to all beer drinkers, no matter their gender.

 
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NPR: The fading art of diagramming sentences

When you think about a sentence, you usually think about words — not lines. But sentence diagramming brings geometry into grammar. If you weren't taught to diagram a sentence, this might sound a little zany. But the practice has a long — and controversial — history in U.S. schools.