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Jan 18, 2016

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Maybe you spent your Martin Luther King Day volunteering, or checking out a national park — admission is free today. We're covering both, as well has Houston's history with refugees and United Airlines' "quest to be less awful."

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MLK Day gives boost to volunteerism

Jan 18, 2016
Martin Luther King Day is a day of service.

Despite recent troubles, United Airlines hopes to take off

Jan 18, 2016
Bloomberg Businessweek's Drake Bennett explains United's struggle for a comeback.

America’s national parks, a century of nature and economics

Jan 18, 2016
Early numbers show more than 300 million visits in 2015, a new record.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most popular in the nation.
Matthew Paulson/Flickr via Creative Commons

Hospitals race to be included in 'narrow networks'

Jan 18, 2016
Open enrollment closes at the end of the month.

Houston has a history of welcoming refugees

Jan 18, 2016
One man's story as a refugee living in Houston

Now 62 people hold the wealth of the bottom 50 percent

Jan 18, 2016
Back in 2010, the number was 388.

Maybe you spent your Martin Luther King Day volunteering, or checking out a national park — admission is free today. We’re covering both, as well has Houston’s history with refugees and United Airlines’ “quest to be less awful.”