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Millennials Struck By A Home Affordability Crisis, Study Says

Many Millennials will need more than a decade before they can afford to place a 20 percent down payment on a starter home, despite nearly 80 percent aspiring to own their own house or apartment. Affordability proves to be the biggest obstacle, especially for young aspiring homeowners in expensive ...

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Artist Uses Work To Comment On American Islamophobia

Artist Siti Azzah Binti Syed Sultan is using art to address Islamophobia in America. The 20-year-old artist came to the United States in 2012 and recently decided to address the issue of Islamophobia in her artwork after witnessing the phenomenon. She stitched together pieces of hijabs mailed to ...

High Temperatures Kill Over 100 People In India

In the past week alone, approximately 130 deaths have been attributed to India's record-breaking heat wave. This comes less than a year after at least 2,500 Indians died during one of the largest heat waves on record.

Meet The 2016-2017 #Fight4AFuture National Leadership Council

Generation Progress believes in the power and passion of young people wanting to make a difference. With members from 13 states and Washington, DC, the Leadership Council will be working to make sure Millennial voices are heard in the fight for gun violence prevention and criminal justice reform.

New Voices Join The Fight To End Ban On CDC Researching Gun Violence

Advocates for Congress to end the ban on gun violence research are being joined by more than 100 of the nation's leading medical and public health organizations, dozens of members of Congress, and now the last four surgeons general.

Germany Wants To Double Refugee Deportations

According to a government coordinator for migrant issues in Germany, the country should increase the number of deportations of migrants whose asylum applications have been rejected. He specifically recommended doubling last year's deportation numbers.

Chinese Court Rules Against Marriage Equality

Chinese courts addressed the issue of same-sex marriage for the first time in a court case in early April. The court ruled against a gay couple seeking to register for marriage.

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