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Deacon At Manhattan Church Trump Attended Launches Search For Kidney Donor

A deacon at the historic Marble Collegiate Church President Donald Trump once attended in Manhattan has launched a large-scale search for a kidney donor after a hard-fought but successful battle with cancer left his own kidneys significantly damaged. (more…)

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Columbia University Settles With Student Cast As a Rapist In Fellow Student’s Mattress Art Project

It was a performance art piece that became famous: A woman who felt that Columbia University had mishandled her charge of rape against a fellow student turned that anger into her senior arts thesis, a yearlong project in which she carried a 50-pound mattress whenever she was on the Morningside Heights campus. (more…)

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California, China Sign Agreement to Work on Reducing Emissions

With President Donald Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, China and California signed an agreement Tuesday to work together on reducing emissions, as the state's governor warned that "disaster still looms" without urgent action. (more…)

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Reassessing U.S. Relations With Ukraine

https://youtu.be/PifT4TcLmtQ On President Donald Trump’s call list Saturday was Ukraine President Poroshenko. The conversation comes after a week of some of the worst fighting in the last two year between Ukrainian and pro-Russia separatist fighters killed 30 people. Alison Stewart is joined by Professor Timothy Frye, chair of the political science

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Columbia University Reveals Details of Its Historical Ties to Slavery

In 1755, the board of governors of a new college was sworn into office in Manhattan. King's College, as it was called, was not far from the municipal slave market at Wall and Pearl streets in New York City. (more…)

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Students from a nearby high school protest the election of Donald Trump at the University of California, Berkeley, campus on November 9. (ELIJAH NOUVELAGE/REUTERS)

Students, Faculty at Major Universities Demonstrate for Campuses to be Turned Into ‘Sanctuaries’ for Immigrants

Students, faculty and alumni from top schools, including Brown, Harvard, Yale and Columbia, are calling on school leaders to make each of their campuses a “sanctuary” for people who could face deportation under the policies of President-elect Donald Trump. Community members at the Ivy League schools are among those at colleges and universities

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Yemen Airstrikes Raise Questions of War Crimes by Saudi Arabia Against Civilians

The taxi driver happened to pass by just after a volley of airstrikes hit a highway in western Yemen. The driver, Mohammed al-Khal, stopped, took a wounded ice cream vendor into his car and rushed him to the nearest hospital. (more…)

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Young Barack Obama Movie, ‘Barry’, Gets Netflix Premiere Date, First Teaser

“Barry,” the new film about a young Barack Obama, got a release date and first teaser trailer from Netflix on Thursday. (more…)

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Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom Win Nobel Prize in Economics

Two U.S.-based professors won the Nobel prize in economics on Monday for studying how to best design contracts, work that sheds light on when it makes sense to give a CEO a bonus or privatize public services like schools, hospitals and prisons. (more…)

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