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  • Is college really worth it? How higher education may be crucial to succe...

    September 14, 2019

    Is college really worth it? How higher education may be crucial to succe...

    September 14, 2019

    School is back in session. Along with their books and class schedules, college students will be carrying a lot of debt with them. Total outstanding st...

  • War at the water cooler: Can talking politics at work hurt your career?

    September 7, 2019

    War at the water cooler: Can talking politics at work hurt your career?

    September 7, 2019

    Should you talk about politics at work? Google's CEO recently sent an email to employees saying cut out the political chit chat. He said, sharing idea...

  • Meet ‘The Family:’ Is a secretive Christian group at the heart of politi...

    September 7, 2019

    Meet ‘The Family:’ Is a secretive Christian group at the heart of politi...

    September 7, 2019

    Can Washington ever really separate church and state? Netflix's new docuseries “The Family” sheds light on a powerful Christian evangelical group whos...

  • New app shares the rarely-told stories of Native Americans in Washington...

    August 31, 2019

    New app shares the rarely-told stories of Native Americans in Washington...

    August 31, 2019

    There’s a new app showcasing Washington, DC’s history from a Native American perspective. The app is called the Guide to Indigenous DC. It was created...

  • Nobody’s Victim: Attorney takes on social media giants to end online har...

    August 31, 2019

    Nobody’s Victim: Attorney takes on social media giants to end online har...

    August 31, 2019

    One in eight Americans, mostly women, say they’ve been the victim of online sexual abuse. This includes stalking, revenge porn, and in some cases viol...

  • Veteran-centered program saving lives through the power of opportunity

    August 31, 2019

    Veteran-centered program saving lives through the power of opportunity

    August 31, 2019

    It’s a shocking statistic: an estimated 22 veterans commit suicide each day in America. The military says financial instability and lack of support tr...

  • Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    Lift Every Voice: Why black women are a political force in Michigan

    August 24, 2019

    As part of our ongoing Listening Tour, we examine the political power of black women voters in Detroit, Michigan. This powerful voting group is heavil...

  • Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid abou...

    August 24, 2019

    Trade Wars and Climate Change: Farmers in rural Michigan get candid abou...

    August 24, 2019

    In rural Michigan, farmers are struggling with climate change and trade wars. They tell our correspondent, Jessica Gomez, that they're spending precio...

  • A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring a conversation on gun control. But if we look at the past, it's unlike...

  • Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    California is the first state in the country to ban racial discrimination based on a person’s hair. It’s called the Crown Act, and it’s meant to prote...

  • Pennsylvania Politics: The message one county sends to Washington

    June 22, 2019

    Pennsylvania Politics: The message one county sends to Washington

    June 22, 2019

    Pennsylvania is a critical battleground state in the upcoming 2020 Presidential election. As part of our Matter of Fact Listening Tour, we examine the...

  • Graduating in Debt: The student loan debt crisis in Pennsylvania

    June 22, 2019

    Graduating in Debt: The student loan debt crisis in Pennsylvania

    June 22, 2019

    One issue that's important to younger voters is student debt. That's especially true in Pennsylvania which has the highest average student debt in the...

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    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O'Brien sits down with Erika Wilson, a professor of public policy at the University of North Carolina to dis...

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