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Florida's youth vote skyrockets after Parkland students' activism

23.01.2019 13:41

University of Florida political science professor Dan Smith analyzed state voter data released last week. About 37 percent of the state's 18- to 29 year-olds voted in November, a 15 point increase compared with the 22 percent who voted in 2014. The teenage survivors of the shooting that killed 17 last year at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School rallied...

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White House 'reached out' to Covington Catholic students to offer support

23.01.2019 13:13

President Trump's administration offered support for the Covington Catholic High School students involved in a confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial.

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Covington Catholic confrontation shows ugly side of Kentucky, and US as a whole

23.01.2019 13:13

Whether the Covington Catholic students were right or wrong, the incident in Washington put Kentucky back in the news for all the wrong reasons.

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Los Angeles teachers return to schools after reaching deal

23.01.2019 13:13

Tens of thousands of Los Angeles teachers returned to work Wednesday after voting to ratify a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike at the nation's second-largest district. "Great! It can't be better!" said Helen Han, a kindergarten Mandarin language teacher, as she returned to Castelar Elementary in Chinatown. Teachers and administrators greeted students with smiles, hugs and high-fives at Evelyn Thurman Gratts Elementary School.

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Catholic student in D.C. march explains 'smirking' at activist

23.01.2019 13:10

"I see it as a smile, saying that this is the best you're going to get out of me," Nick Sandmann says in an exclusive "Today" interview.

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Herschel backpacks are up to 50% off at Nordstrom right now

23.01.2019 12:13

January and February are seriously soul-sucking. Winter months after the holidays but before spring always feel like a drag, and getting back (and staying) in the swing of things at work or school can be draining. A new backpack may be able to lift your spirits, though. Numerous backpacks from Herschel Supply Co. are up to 50% off at Nordstrom, and these stylin' bad boys may just be the jolt of motivation you need. SEE ALSO: 7 of the best laptops for students heading back to school Finding a bag that can fit a large laptop and the rest of your necessities that's not obnoxious and nerdy is rare, but Herschel is known for nailing practicality and clout. Get long-lasting durability with Herschel's innovative fabric invented specifically to endure everyday use, plus tons of pockets. All of that is arranged into the ultimate minimalistic backpack that backpack appreciators will recognize at a single glance. We're surprised that they're on sale at all, let alone up to half off. Here are a few of our favorite deals: ## Little America backpack -- $49.98 (save $50.02) Image: herschel supply co. The man. The myth. The legend. The Little America backpack. This is one of Herschel's most iconic designs, featuring double straps outside that match the dark gray exterior for a sleek, minimalistic look. For storage, there's a padded exterior pocket and an interior padded compartment for laptops up to 15 inches. Regularly $100, you can save $50.02 and get it for $49.98. ## Retreat Offset Denim backpack -- $49.98 (save $50.02) Image: herschel supply co. An extra-detailed and slightly bigger take on the Little America, the mountaineering-inspired Retreat Offset backpack is decked out in dark denim with off-white accents and a drawstring closure. Its interior has a padded compartment for laptops up to 15 inches. Regularly $100, you can save $50.02 and get it for $49.98. ## Studio Winlaw XL Backpack -- $44.98 (save $45.02) Image: herschel Another classic without the bells and whistles, the Studio Winlaw backpack offers a two-way zipper closure for max convenience and adjustable straps to make carrying it as comfy as possible. The inside is hella spacious, featuring an interior wall pocket and enough depth for a laptop, headphones, and more. Regularly $90, you can save $45.02 and get it for $44.98. ## Surplus Classic XL backpack -- $34.98 (save $35.02) Image: herschel supply co. Adorable and sturdy? We thought it didn't exist. This salmon-colored XL backpack also features a zipper on top and a zipper pocked on the exterior, plus some extra little details to up its aesthetics. There's a laptop sleeve inside, and Minecraft fans will love the pixelated camo interior. Regularly $70, you can save $35.02 and get it for $34.98. Image: herschel supply co. Shop all Herschel Supply Co. at Nordstrom See Details

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Students under fire for confrontation with Native American protesters return to class

23.01.2019 12:13

The controversy started over a protest at the National Mall.

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From: abcnews.go.com

University of South Florida St. Petersburg mistakenly sends out hundreds of acceptance letters to potential students

23.01.2019 11:43

University of South Florida St. Petersburg said it mistakenly sent out more than 400 acceptance letters to potential students Saturday.

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As college costs keep rising, some schools slash tuition

23.01.2019 11:31

With even wealthier families balking at the price of a degree, a few colleges dangle discounts to attract students

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The March for Life is a different kind of field trip for schools like Covington Catholic

23.01.2019 11:28

Catholic schools have been sending students to the anti-abortion event for years, but the nation's politics make that a dicier proposition today.

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