Compared with the planet's other large tracts of tropical forests, the forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have remained relatively intact — although that soon may be changing.
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College enrollments in the U.S. decline for a sixth straight year -- although at a slower rate -- while the bachelor's degree got more popular.
Cambridge startup is taking college guidance online, offering high school students and their parents a cheaper alternative to private college counseling.
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