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DAILY NEWS BRIEF: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Recent news cover the range of human stories that inspire, scare, and stupefy. The Daily Beast features a Sikh American who protested the anti-Muslim bigotry of Donald Trump and his supporters. 200 more words

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IN THE NEWS: Microsoft CEO announces $1 billion donation in cloud services to nonprofits and researchers

Photo: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Microsoft News Center

Satya Nadella writes in the Financial Times that the donation from Microsoft Philanthropies will address global digital inequalities: “If we are not to be left facing a digital divide between those with access to rich data intelligence and those without, we must find ways to spread the benefits of cloud computing to all.” Wall Street Journal explains that Microsoft’s cloud computing services competes aggressively with Amazon’s cloud platform in this strategic market. 312 more words

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FEATURED VIDEO: Neurosurgeon, cancer patient, a father's love

Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s book “When Breath Becomes Air” was published this week. He was a promising young neurosurgeon who wrote about his experience as a patient diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. 66 more words

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DAILY NEWS BRIEF (Broadway, Immigration, Medicine)

‘Allegiance,’ Which Tells Japanese-American Internment Story, to Close on Broadway: “According to producers, by the last performance of “Allegiance,” approximately 120,000 people will have seen the musical — a number that “eerily echoes the number of Japanese Americans who were directly impacted by the events that inspired our musical, and whose rights were trampled in the name of pure fear and intolerance.” 111 more words

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DAILY NEWS BRIEF (Elections, Healthcare, Caregiving)

On the Rise: Local Democratic AAPI Candidates to Watch in 2016: “Record numbers of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) ran for office in the 2014 midterm elections — at all levels and for all parties — and 2016 promises more of the same.” 73 more words

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