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a man sent his daughter to the us to escape gang violence in honduras ice only let him reunite with her after
A man sent his daughter to the U.S. to escape gang violence in Honduras.

ICE only let him reunite with her after she tried to take her own life. She has now died.

"All my dreams are in her heart. All of them are gone with her."

(via @nytimes)
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the trump admin wants to slash refugee admissions by up to 90 next year reports homeland security is proposing
The Trump admin. wants to slash refugee admissions by up to 90% next year, reports @politico.

Homeland Security is proposing a cap of 3,000-10,000.

This year's cap (30,000) was already the lowest since 1980.
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police arrested a suspect for the murder of a black transgender woman in maryland zoe spears 23 was the second
Police arrested a suspect for the murder of a Black transgender woman in Maryland.

Zoe Spears, 23, was the second transgender woman killed in the same county within 3 months.

She is 1 of at least 11 Black transgender people killed in the U.S. this year, says @HRC.
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for more on the downwinders and their continued struggle for environmental justice read 12 12 downwind a peopl
For more on the "downwinders " and their continued struggle for environmental justice, read: (12/12)

Downwind: A People's History of the Nuclear West
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nuclear waste continues to be a major public health problem in the united states in 2017 the hbo documentary a
Nuclear waste continues to be a major public health problem in the United States. In 2017, the HBO documentary "Atomic Homefront " looked at the continued impact of radioactive waste on residential communities in the U.S. (11/12)
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while there have been increased efforts in the last two decades to acknowledge the impact on downwinders durin
While there have been increased efforts in the last two decades to acknowledge the impact on "downwinders, " during the Cold War it was considered un-American to raise concerns about the health impact of nuclear testing and uranium mining. (10/12)
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though decommissioned the hanford site still contains 56 million gallons of nuclear and chemical waste workers
Though decommissioned, the Hanford site still contains 56 million gallons of nuclear and chemical waste. Workers regularly report radiation-related illnesses, and in 2017, the EPA said radioactive waste was still entering the Columbia River. (9/12)
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in places where nuclear weapons were produced like hanford washington radioactive materials were released into
In places where nuclear weapons were produced, like Hanford, Washington, radioactive materials were released into the air, soil and the Columbia River, extending the fallout zone as far as Canada. (8/12)
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the tests became a tourist attraction las vegas rebranded as atomic city usa served atomic cocktails and held
The tests became a tourist attraction. Las Vegas, rebranded as "Atomic City, USA, " served atomic cocktails and held atomic-themed beauty pageants. Residents and visitors were encouraged to sit outside and watch the detonations. (7/12)
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during the cold war the arms race led to a rapid uptick in nuclear development and testing at the nevada test
During the Cold War, the arms race led to a rapid uptick in nuclear development and testing. At the Nevada Test Site near Las Vegas, over 100 tests were carried out in the 1950s and early '60s. (6/12)

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breaking cyntoia brown was just granted clemency from a life sentence in prison for killing a man who bought h
BREAKING: Cyntoia Brown was just granted clemency from a life sentence in prison for killing a man who bought her for sex when she was 16.

She'll be released on parole supervision on August 7.
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america meet your new president donald j trump
America, meet your new president: Donald J. Trump.
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over 400 people have been killed in syria in the last five days 150 of them were children
Over 400 people have been killed in Syria in the last five days.

150 of them were children.
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did you catch all the themes in childish gambino s this is america
Did you catch all the themes in Childish Gambino's “This is America”?
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good news for sea turtles they re coming back from the brink of extinction
Good news for sea turtles: they're coming back from the brink of extinction.
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a young man was attacked with a k 9 and tasered after he was stopped by police while mowing lawns
A young man was attacked with a K-9 and tasered after he was stopped by police while mowing lawns.
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india s supreme court just decriminalized gay sex it s a historic ruling that overturns more than 150 years of
India's Supreme Court just decriminalized gay sex.

It's a historic ruling that overturns more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation.
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terry crews speaks to congress about toxic masculinity
Terry Crews speaks to Congress about toxic masculinity.
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no is no do not touch young women or women of all ages when this man saw a girl being touched inappropriately
“No is no, do not touch young women or women of all ages.”

When this man saw a girl being touched inappropriately, he took action.
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activists laid out 4500 pairs of shoes in front of the european union in brussels today to represent every pal
Activists laid out 4,500 pairs of shoes in front of the European Union in Brussels today to represent every Palestinian killed by Israel in the last 10 years. (Photo credit: Avaaz)
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