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Have you ever felt bad about something, and wanted to get it off your chest? That's how our correspondent Philip Reeves feels right now — which is why he sent this essay from Pakistan.

The U.S. accepted just 2,000 Syrian refugees this year; next year it will accept 10,000. For those who are already here, especially if they are older, it can be difficult to adjust to their new home.

Yellow cab passengers have had enough. They are tired of the blaring ads and no way to turn them off. Finally, New York City is dumping Taxi TV.

Conservationists want a large swath of ocean off of Cape Cod to be declared a national monument. Fishing groups oppose the plan, which would make Cashes Ledge and other fishing areas off limits.

Across the country, school districts are struggling to find new teachers. One rural town in Colorado is reaching outside the 50 states.

For the first time, physically disabled rowers will have their own event at The Head of the Charles this year. But those with intellectual disabilities are still pushing for the chance to compete.

Julius Rosenwald built nearly 5,000 schools for black children across the south. That was a century ago. But some economists thinks those schools may hold important lessons for today.

Now that the Obama administration has decided to keep U.S. forces in the country longer than initially planned, the 14-year conflict will likely be handed to his successor.

Residents in Florida's Daytona Beach are going to court to protect what they consider a fundamental right: the freedom to drive their cars and trucks on the beach.

In the port of Mariel, Cuba is creating a huge enterprise zone intended to encourage trade and welcome foreign businesses. Some companies are eager to jump in. The Americans sound a bit skeptical.




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