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    Obama to bring Internet to schools

Obama to bring Internet to schools

President Barack Obama called on local school officials Wednesday to help meet his goal of bringing high-speed Internet to virtually every American student within a few years.

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    Speaker to talk on social impact

Speaker to talk on social impact

Baylor’s LAUNCH Innovative Business Accelerator is bringing the founder of a leading global and social enterprise organization to teach students how they can make a difference in their community.

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    Pacific Ocean’s massive starfish die-off linked to mystery virus

Pacific Ocean’s massive starfish die-off linked to mystery virus

Marking a major breakthrough in the mystery of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded in the world’s oceans, scientists believe they have found the cause of a disease that has killed millions of starfish since last year along California and the Pacific Coast.

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    Potential executive order on immigration may affect millions

Potential executive order on immigration may affect millions

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

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    Professor talks extinction of Christianity in Middle East

Professor talks extinction of Christianity in Middle East

Is Christianity becoming extinct? One Baylor professor explored the concept, and said it could be happening in the Middle East.

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    Mexico: Violent protests extend to Acapulco’s tourist districts

Mexico: Violent protests extend to Acapulco’s tourist districts

Mexico’s president has tried to keep the issue of violence issue separate from his focus on the economy, but the two are converging as violent protests over 43 disappeared students squelch tourism in Acapulco just before a major holiday weekend.

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    Alum returns to recruit for Thailand trip

Alum returns to recruit for Thailand trip

For students looking for the next step after graduation, a year in Southeast Asia is one option.

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    China uses summit to boost regional power

China uses summit to boost regional power

China is trying to boost its status as a regional power during a summit of world leaders by launching a rapid-fire series of trade and finance pacts that might dilute U.S. influence.

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    Student takes on task of  intercession

Student takes on task of intercession

Georgetown freshman Audrey Hamin is channeling her heartbreak for persecuted Christians around the world to unite students on campus through prayer.

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    Kurds help IS militants

Kurds help IS militants

Ethnic Kurds are helping members of the Islamic State group in the battle for the key Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, sharing their knowledge of the local terrain and language with the extremists, according to Iraqi and Kurdish officials.

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