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More Americans are serving prison and jail sentences than ever before, even as US crime rates reach a historic low.

Alex Resney
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Native American women in the United States who live on federal Native American reservations are disproportionately more likely to be victims of sexual violence than other groups living in the United States.

Chrystal Begay, Tinesha Zandamela
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Northern Ireland is a country steeped in deep historical and geopolitical turmoil. Though the infamous 30-year conflict known as the Troubles ended years ago, lingering tensions from the events of the conflict continue to plague the country today.

Harper Forsgren
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Usage rates of electronic cigarettes have doubled among high school students in recent years, making them the most-used type of tobacco product among adolescents.

Cade Hyde
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The rates of substance abuse among college students in the United States have risen significantly over the last 2 decades. Drugs such as alcohol, marijuana, prescription pills, and others are becoming more popular on campuses around the country, impacting students' education, causing addiction, and leading to long-term health problems.

Sam Lofgran
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Although Malawi is technically a water-rich country, with about 20% of its area covered by surface water, many people lack access to clean water.

Marissa Getts
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