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This military dad lost his son. Now, he's trying to help other families battle against veteran PTSD and suicide.

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Jerry Derr lost his son, Colton Levi Derr, a US Army sergeant, to suicide. Since then, he's been trying to help other military families fight PTSD and a whole range of issues that come up for veterans.

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Big cities seek racial justice this election season

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The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul are just two big cities where issues of racial disparity and the treatment of minorities by law enforcement have burst into the open.

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Education and funding are critical issues facing native communities in the US

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On an Indian reservation in Nebraska, state and federal politics interfere with the effort to simply educate the kids.

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Across rural America, energy bust fuels economic uncertainty

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The energy sector was a bright spot in middle America, but as oil prices fell, that too has turned dark.

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In the African American South, a holistic approach to fighting poverty

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Poverty and education remain the defining issues for largely African America communities in this country.

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An Important Test for the Amyloid Hypothesis

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Just How Easy Is It to Edit DNA?

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Leap Into the World of Jumping Spiders

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Looking Beyond Condoms for Male Contraception

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Multicolor Molecules and New Horizons’ Data Dump

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No Nose, but a Heck of a Sniffer

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Six Things You Can Break Down Today

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Wireless Power Chair Puts a New Spin on Dance

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Would You Share Your Car With a Stranger?

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Homelessness is a growing problem in communities on the fringes of American big cities

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Homelessness has traditionally been considered a big city problem, but no longer. Those and other issues feature heavily in this election.

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