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Behind The Facebook Data Center Tax Deals

Social networking giant Facebook will build a new 970 thousnd square foot data center in New Albany, with the help of local and state tax breaks.

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A group of alumni from one of the country's most influential evangelical Christian universities is condemning their school's president for his continued alignment with President Trump.

Imagine the worst has happened to your family. You've been forced to flee your home.

You eventually make it to safety. But now you're living in a camp for displaced persons.

You don't want to just depend on handouts. So how do you make a living?

When children in Turkey head back to school this fall, something will be missing from their textbooks: any mention of evolution.

The Turkish government is phasing in what it calls a values-based curriculum. Critics accuse Turkey's president of pushing a more conservative, religious ideology — at the expense of young people's education.

At a playground in an upscale, secular area of Istanbul, parents and grandparents express concern over the new policy.

The Women Behind The 'Alt-Right'

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Last weekend, when white nationalists descended on Charlottesville to protest, it was clear that almost exclusively white, young males comprised the so-called alt-right movement — there were women, but very few.

So where were the white women — over half of whom put Trump in the White House — who weren't out protesting in the streets?

For the most part, journalist Seyward Darby discovered, they're online.

Last week, NPR had a story that garnered a huge response from listeners and Shots readers.


The City of Worthington has removed a marker memorializing the birthplace of Confederate General Roswell Ripley from Ripley House after officials say they obtained permission from the property owner.


Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Columbus City Hall on Saturday to call for a statue of Christopher Columbus outside of the building to be taken down.

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