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City OKs Radical Plan to Keep Families in Their Homes

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Help students understand the concept of eminent domain with this PBS NewsHour video and educational materials from September 20th, 2013. 

Government Shutdown Continues and Tensions Between Parties Remain High

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This Daily News Story from PBS NewsHour Extra was created on October 7, 2013.

It is day seven of the government shutdown: thousands of government employees have been ordered to stay home without pay, national parks remain closed and tensions between Democrats and Repulicans have reached a new high.

Shift in U.S. Policy Opens Cuba to American Tourists

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Find out why many people anticipate increased tourism in Cuba with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 15, 2015.

How U.S. Laws on Maternity Leave Impact New Parents

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Learn how maternity leave in the U.S. compares to other countries with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from January 22, 2015.

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