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Houston High School Students Erupt in Protest After ICE Detains Classmate

Students at Austin High School in Houston, Texas, staged a protest Wednesday in support of a classmate who is being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after getting into a physical altercation. Dennis Rivera-Sarmiento, 19, is an undocumented immigrant from Honduras and was booked by the Harris County Sheriff's Office on January 31. A…

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Will Millennials Ever Be Able to Afford a House?

Will Millennials Ever Be Able to Afford a House?

As more millennials look to leave their city rentals and become first-time homebuyers, roadblocks-like rising home prices and a shortage of housing-keep getting in their way. ... percent, a monthly payment would go up by $70 and annually by $840,” National Association of Realtors chief economist Lawrence Yun told Newsweek. According to Yun, consistent job growth and the strong ...

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Billionaires Earned Enough in 2017 to End World Poverty Seven Times Over

Last year, the world's billionaires made over $462 billion combined, enough money to end extreme poverty around the globe seven times over. With a new billionaire added to the list nearly every two days, wealth inequality widened, according to a new report from Oxfam. Forty-two of the richest people in the world now hold as much…

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Donald Trump Has Sold Millions in Real Estate to Secret Buyers During His Time in Office: Report

Trump Has Sold Millions In Real Estate To Secret Buyers

Even after taking office, President Donald Trump sold more than $35 million worth of real estate last year to secretive buyers. Trump sold 41 luxury condo units in Las Vegas last year to people who used limited liability companies (LLCs), which allow them to hide their identities, a USA Today review found.

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'You All Just Got A Lot Richer' Trump Tells Rich Guests

President Donald Trump joined his family at their "Winter White House" for the holidays Friday night after signing the GOP Tax Bill into Law, and reportedly told wealthy friends dining at Mar-a-Lago "you all just got a lot richer." Days before heading away for the holidays, Trump told White House reporters that the tax bill would…

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Why 'Feminism' Is the Word of the Year

One of America's top dictionary company says "feminism" is the word of the year-which makes sense, given how many times America had to look in the dictionary to remember what it meant. ... , Merriam-Webster said it dubbed "feminism" the word of the year because so many people were looking it up in 2017. But unofficially, the need to know what "feminism" really means is a by-product of a year ...

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WATCH: 5 Times in 2016 When Samantha Bee Exposed Us to the Hilarious Truth (OK, and One Lie)

Its first episode may have only aired in February, but “Daily Show” alum Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal” on TBS exposed us all to a side of politics that we could laugh at, from abortion rights to jokingly claiming that Donald Trump couldn’t read.

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Six Times John Oliver Made Us All Smarter This Year

HBO’s “Last Week Tonight” blew the lid off of many problems scratching at the American public in 2016. John Oliver’s in-depth research on topics not only opened our eyes to the issues, but made us laugh at them in the process.

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4 Hair-Raising Facts About Trump's Potential Homeland Security Pick

Donald Trump met with Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke on Monday at Trump Tower. Clarke, who was an avid supporter of Trump during the 2016 campaign, is suspected to be tapped as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. Trump also met with the homeland security advisor during George W. Bush’s administration, Frances Townsend and plans to meet with Texas Representative Michael McCaul (R) who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee. Clarke is a fourth-term elected sheriff in Milwaukee, Wisconsin who is known for his extreme views on policing.

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Donald Trump's Mandate to Govern Is Laughable, a Gallup Poll Shows

President-elect Donald Trump is becoming more popular, but the future commander-in-chief has a long way to go if he wants his favorability ratings to come close to his predecessors.

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