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"In Case of Deportation" is a platform created by a 16-year-old girl to help children cope with the effects of deportation.

A high school student in Connecticut has designed a platform called "In Case of Deportation" that aims to help young people prepare for the possible deportation of their parents.

Suicide Attack on Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22 in Manchester, U.K.

 05/23/2017 - 04:45
The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing.  GOODMAN/LNP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK/AP

The Manchester police suspect terrorism after a deadly explosion at an arena in Manchester, where the American pop star Ariana Grande had been performing. Children are among the 22 dead, and at least 59 people were injured when an explosion ripped into the crowd made basically by teenager fans.

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[OP-ED]: A Latina congressional candidate whose passion for her community comes through loud and clear

 03/30/2017 - 15:49
In a crowded field of nearly two dozen candidates vying to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra, who was recently appointed California’s attorney general, political observers put María Cabildo (in the image) in the top tier. Foto:goodfoodla.org

 A friend from college once sent me a letter that broke my heart. She and I were part of a posse of Ivy League Latinos who -- while visiting one another at Harvard, Yale, Columbia -- would huddle over Long Island iced teas and lay out our blueprints to change the world.

[OP-ED]: What happens when you pay entrepreneurial teenagers $100,000 to not go to college?

 03/02/2017 - 15:06
Wall Street Journal reporter Alexandra Wolfe tells us how it all panned out for the first class of “Thiel Fellows” in her deliciously detailed book “Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story.”

In 2011, billionaire Peter Thiel made headlines when he announced that he would pay 20 teenagers $100,000 each to drop out or delay college and start businesses in biotechnology, finance, energy and education.

Thiel, the co-founder of PayPal, a venture capitalist and early investor in Facebook, wanted to underscore his belief that college costs too much, isn’t as intellectually rigorous as it once was, and leaves recent grads burdened with student loans that keep them from taking the entrepreneurial risks needed to spur the economy.

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Esther Cepeda

Una familia con una misión

 12/11/2013 - 09:55
Una familia con una misión

Las cenas en que participa toda la familia son una salvaguarda contra los males de la adolescencia.

Pero sentarse simplemente frente a la comida no es una fórmula mágica si el televisor está prendido y nadie habla. Algunas familias no van más allá de la cortesía diaria de "¿Qué pasó hoy en la escuela?", o se las arreglan para tener sólo una tensa tregua y después apresurarse a lo que sea.

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Esther Cepeda