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Consumer Data Privacy in Politics

Political campaigns' usage of personal data may strike some voters as a "creepy" infringement of privacy, but the regulation of this data also raises important questions about free speech.

Testing in Harm's Way

Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.

Hannibal's Hungry Tumblr Fandom

In the Internet age, it's sometimes loyalty — not Nielsen ratings — that determine a show's future prospects.

Nugget's 18th Birthday

Siretha White was shot to death during her 11th birthday party. Seven years later, her family reunited to celebrate her life on the day she would have turned 18.

A New Beginning: Ondelee Perteet

A lack of community resources in Chicago's south- and westside neighborhoods translates into endemic poverty and gun violence, two of the city's main impediments to further development.

John Kerry Will Not Be Denied

Critics say he's pompous, reckless, and a tilter at windmills. But his relentlessness may end up making him the most consequential secretary of state in years.

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