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How For-Profit Colleges Have Targeted and Taken Advantage of Black Students

A new report highlights all the ways the racial wealth gap is exacerbated by America's higher education system.
Allie Conti
9.10.19
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Republican Domination of North Carolina Was Just Dealt a Major Blow

A court ruled that the way the GOP drew legislative maps in the state wasn't just unfair, but illegal.
Brendan O'Connor
9.4.19
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Biden Had Said He Worked the Coal Mines, Was Shot at in Iraq, and Marched in the Civil Rights Movement. He Has Not Done Those Things

He was recently caught embellishing a story about a visit to Afghanistan, but it was far from the first time he had stretched the truth.
Brendan O'Connor
8.30.19
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Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.30.19
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A QAnon Believer Allegedly Killed a Mob Boss. Now Gambino Allies Are Getting Arrested.

Months after a 20-something was accused of gunning down the crime family's leader, cops apparently smelled blood.
Alex Norcia
7.17.19
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'I Was Gone from the World and Nobody Noticed': One Woman's Story of Being Trapped by NXIVM

"I remember scratching down my arms and wanting to scream."
Sarah Berman
5.30.19
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How Three Teen Sisters Were Allegedly Groomed into NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere's 'Sex Cult'

The self-help guru presented himself as a genius tutor and mentor who could help them deal with their parents' separation.
Sarah Berman
5.24.19
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People Are Finally Fighting Back Against the College Textbook Industry 'Scam'

Students who can't afford their course materials—along with a rogue professor—are taking on the system.
Allie Conti
5.22.19
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The NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Story Keeps Getting More Disturbing

Lauren Salzman testified that Keith Raniere envisioned thousands of "slaves" and even one of them running for office.
Sarah Berman
5.20.19
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An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere

The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
Sarah Berman
5.15.19
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One Woman’s Harrowing Journey from Aspiring Olympian to NXIVM Sex 'Slave'

At a trial centering on the group some critics call a "sex cult," prosecutors set out to paint a picture of a disturbing mob-like enterprise led by Keith Raniere.
Sarah Berman
5.8.19
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I Helped My Friend Cheat on Her SATs and I Would Do It Again

"I wanted to dupe the system and get away with it."
Anonymous
5.6.19