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May 24, 2019

Julián Castro Wants To Redefine Which Immigrants Have 'Merit'
The Democratic presidential candidate wants to decriminalize border crossing and argues that President Trump's proposed "merit-based" immigration system "says that only certain people have merit."

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May 24, 2019

Theresa May Likely To Resign As U.K. Prime Minister Next Month, Reports Say
According to several U.K. media outlets, May is expected to say Friday that she will step down June 10, when a new contest to replace her will begin in her Conservative Party.

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May 23, 2019

American Man Achieves Dream By Reaching Mount Everest Summit, Then Dies
Donald Lynn Cash of Utah achieved his goal of climbing the highest peaks on all seven continents. A traffic jam on Mount Everest may have impeded efforts to carry him down the mountain before he died.

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May 23, 2019

Botswana Lifts Its Ban On Elephant Hunting
Fewer than 400 licenses will be granted annually, the government of Botswana said Thursday. Conservationists are decrying the decision as horrific and unethical.

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May 23, 2019

Facebook Removed Nearly 3.2 Billion Fake Accounts In Last Six Months
Nearly all the phony accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and a boost in human monitoring. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said breaking up the company would make purging abusive accounts harder.

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May 23, 2019

Facebook Removed Nearly 3.4 Billion Fake Accounts In Last Six Months
Nearly all the phony accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and a boost in human monitoring. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said breaking up the company would make purging abusive accounts harder.

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May 23, 2019

U.K. Votes For European Parliament, Even As Many Long For The Day Outside The EU
As many pro-Brexit voters express nostalgia for an earlier time in the country's history, the governing Conservative Party could face a humiliating defeat in European elections.

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May 23, 2019

Abortion Limits Carry Economic Cost For Women
More states have adopted new restrictions on abortion in hopes the Supreme Court will revisit Roe v. Wade. That could have profound effects on the economic prospects for women seeking abortions.

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May 23, 2019

The 2019 Hurricane Season Will Be 'Near Normal.' But Normal Can Still Be Devastating
NOAA forecasts that two to four major hurricanes will form this year in the Atlantic. But even an average year can cause record-breaking damage, as storms get bigger and wetter.

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May 23, 2019

WATCH: The Fight Over Abortion Rights In The U.S.
A growing number of states are passing laws banning abortion in the early stages of pregnancy in hopes of rolling back Roe v. Wade.

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May 23, 2019

Modi Wins In Landslide Election, A Victory For Hindu Nationalists
It was a resounding victory not just for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but for his political party. Critics accused the party of using fear tactics amid rising Hindu nationalism.

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May 23, 2019

Former Inmates Are Getting Jobs As Employers Ignore Stigma In Bright Economy
People convicted of felonies often have difficulties getting hired. But many employers say they're suffering a labor shortage, and attitudes toward hiring people with criminal records are changing.

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May 23, 2019

U.S. Brings New Charges Against Julian Assange In War Logs, State Cables Case
A grand jury in the Eastern District of Virginia returned a superseding indictment with 17 more charges against the founder of WikiLeaks in connection with leaks by Chelsea Manning.

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May 23, 2019

Senate Reaches Deal On Disaster Aid Package As Trump Pivots To Support It
The deal does not include any funding for any border-related programs, which had been sought by the White House. But Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation.

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May 23, 2019

Senate Passes Disaster Aid Package As Trump Pivots To Support It
The deal does not include any funding for any border-related programs, which had been sought by the White House. But Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation.

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May 23, 2019

Senate Reaches $19 Billion Deal For Disaster Aid Without Border Wall Funding
Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., said President Trump would sign the legislation even without border funding. The bipartisan deal follows months of negotiations.

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May 23, 2019

In This Town, You Apply For A Job And You Get It
Ames, Iowa, has an unemployment rate of 1.5%, making it the tightest job market in the country. That's great for workers — but a challenge for those looking for them.

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May 23, 2019

Misery Grows At Syrian Camp Holding ISIS Family Members
In recent visits to the camp, NPR was told of babies dying of malnutrition, and found women collapsed by roadsides. "There's a lack of supplies and the numbers of patients are huge," a doctor says.

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May 23, 2019

Disabled Woman Who Gave Birth At Care Facility May Have Been Impregnated Before
New medical documents filed on Wednesday say the woman was sexually assaulted multiple times. An exam after the birth of the child in December indicated she may have been pregnant before.

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May 23, 2019

A Decade Ago, Suicides Rocked A French Telecom Firm. Now Its Execs Stand Trial
Prosecutors accuse former executives and managers at France Télécom of "moral harassment" or complicity during a major restructuring.

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May 23, 2019

Senators Alexander and Murray Release Bipartisan Plan To Lower Health Costs
Bipartisan legislation, prepared by Sen. Lamar Alexander and Sen. Patty Murray, proposes plans to deal with surprise medical bills, prescription drug patents, price transparency and vaccine messaging.

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May 23, 2019

Sens. Alexander, Murray Release Health Legislation Targeting High Bills, Drug Costs
The bipartisan legislation proposes plans to deal with surprise medical bills, prescription drug patents, price transparency and vaccine education.

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May 23, 2019

FBI Stays On Watch As Terrorists Finish Prison Terms And Broader Threat Evolves
Investigators acknowledged that Americans might worry about the release of terrorists such as John Walker Lindh, but said the FBI is tracking a changing terror threat across the board.

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May 23, 2019

Global Aviation Regulators Meet To Consider Timetable For Boeing's 737 Max
Global aviation safety officials are meeting in Fort Worth to discuss how they will certify Boeing's 737 Max as airworthy and how soon the troubled plane can fly again.

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May 23, 2019

To Reduce Food Waste, FDA Urges 'Best If Used By' Date Labels
Confusion over whether a food is still safe to eat after its "sell by" or "use before" date accounts for about 20% of food waste in U.S. homes, the FDA says. The new wording aims to clear that up.

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May 23, 2019

Feds Say Chicago Banker Loaned Manafort Money In Hopes Of Trump Administration Job
A grand jury in New York City returned an indictment against Stephen Calk, who made $16 million in loans to Paul Manafort allegedly with the hope of a Cabinet post or diplomatic appointment.

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May 23, 2019

Lizzo On Feminism, Self-Love And Bringing 'Hallelujah Moments' To Stage
The flute-playing pop star celebrates self-acceptance on her latest album, Cuz I Love You. "About 10 years ago, I made the decision that I just wanted to be happy with my body," she says.

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May 23, 2019

White House To Announce $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War With China
The agricultural sector has been hit hard by the U.S. trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the money will be used to build markets elsewhere.

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May 23, 2019

White House Announces $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By China Trade Dispute
The U.S. agricultural sector has been hit hard by the trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the aid money will be used to build markets elsewhere.

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May 23, 2019

'The Queen' Reveals The Story Of The Woman Who Became A Symbol Of Welfare Fraud
Linda Taylor rose to infamy during the 1970s, when prize-winning reporter George Bliss brought her criminal activity to light — and then-candidate Ronald Reagan turned her into the Welfare Queen.

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May 23, 2019

McDonald's Protests Over Sexual Harassment Grow As Shareholders Meet
Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's shareholder meeting in Dallas.

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May 23, 2019

How Trump Breaks With Clinton And Nixon On Governing While Under Investigation
President Trump is so determined to pressure his antagonists to relent, he suddenly seems ready to renounce the governing obligations of his own office.

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May 23, 2019

The Philippines Is Fighting One Of The World's Worst Measles Outbreaks
As health workers in the Philippines continue to try to contain the outbreak, a botched vaccination campaign against dengue is making their job harder.

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May 23, 2019

Violent Tornadoes Cause Catastrophic Damage In Missouri, Killing At Least 3
Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday.

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May 23, 2019

3 Killed As Violent Tornadoes Cause 'Devastation' In Missouri
Thousands were without power and multiple people were hurt as a series of storms spawned multiple tornadoes in Missouri late Wednesday and into Thursday.

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May 23, 2019

As Employment Rises, African American Transplants Ride Jobs Wave To The South
At a time of low unemployment for African Americans, educated, well-connected professionals are starting new lives in cities such as Charlotte, N.C.

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May 23, 2019

'Thank God We're OK.' Migrants Tell Of Conditions In A Texas CBP Holding Facility
The facility was shut down for 24 hours after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died in a holding cell. 32 migrants were later identified as positive for influenza and were given medical treatment.

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May 23, 2019

'Thank God We're OK.' Migrants Tell Of Conditions In A Texas Holding Facility
The facility was shut down for 24 hours after 32 detainees got sick with the flu. A 16-year-old who had gotten sick there later died at another Border Patrol station.

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May 23, 2019

'Thank God We're Okay.' Migrants Tell Of Conditions In A Texas CBP Holding Facility
The facility was shut down for 24 hours after a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died in a holding cell. 32 migrants were later identified as positive for influenza and were given medical treatment.

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May 23, 2019

Finding New Opportunity For Old Coal-Fired Power Plant Sites
Coal-fired power plants keep closing and communities around the country must decide what to do with those sites. Pennsylvania has a plan, aiming to create new jobs where the old ones have been lost.

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May 23, 2019

How The Fight For Religious Freedom Has Fallen Victim To The Culture Wars
Disputes over LGBT rights and religion's role in public life have derailed a previously non-partisan movement.

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May 23, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Says If Trump Wants A War With America's Women, 'He Will Lose'
The New York senator and 2020 presidential candidate tells NPR's Rachel Martin that President Trump and some Republican legislators are taking the country in a direction it does not want to go.

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May 23, 2019

John Walker Lindh, The 'American Taliban,' Set To Be Released
Lindh has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for being a Taliban soldier. In the coming years, dozens of Americans linked to extremist groups are in line to be released from U.S. prisons.

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May 23, 2019

John Walker Lindh, The 'American Taliban,' Is Released From Prison
Lindh served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for being a Taliban soldier. His case points to the dozens of Americans, linked to extremist groups, who are in line to be released from U.S. prisons.

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May 23, 2019

South And West Continue Rapid Growth, According To New Population Data
The fastest growing cities are in Arizona, Texas, Washington and North Carolina. Columbus, Ohio, is the only Midwestern city in the top 15 fastest-growing populations.

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May 22, 2019

Alabama Historians Say The Last Known Slave Ship Has Been Found
The Clotilda carried 110 people from present-day Benin to the shores of Mobile in 1860, despite the import of slaves being illegal. Researchers told their descendants about the discovery first.

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May 22, 2019

Alabama Historians Say The Last Known Slave Ship To U.S. Has Been Found
The Clotilda carried 110 people from present-day Benin to the shores of Mobile in 1860, despite the import of slaves being illegal. Researchers told their descendants about the discovery first.

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May 22, 2019

Arizona Prisons Urged To Reverse Ban On 'Chokehold' Book
State officials view the book as being potentially "detrimental to the safe, secure and orderly operation" of prison facilities. The book looks at how the criminal justice system affects black men.

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May 22, 2019

'Won't Give Up': Siblings Of Jailed Saudi Women's Rights Activist Speak Out In U.S.
It's been a year since Loujain Alhathloul was detained in Saudi Arabia for pushing for women's rights. A PEN award for her and two other Saudi activists has helped bring their plight back to light.

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May 22, 2019

Lawyer Who Handled Sept. 11 Victims Fund To Mediate Talks Between Bayer, Plaintiffs
Kenneth Feinberg has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.

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May 22, 2019

Kenneth Feinberg To Mediate Roundup Settlement Talks Between Bayer And Plaintiffs
The prominent attorney has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.

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May 22, 2019

More Than 1,000 Holocaust Victims Are Buried In Belarus After Mass Grave Discovered
The remains emerged at a construction site in January. "I think it's very late, but better late than never," said Marcel Drimer, an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor.

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May 22, 2019

Binyavanga Wainaina Tells Us 'How To Write About Africa'
The Kenyan writer died on Tuesday. Here is his famously sharp-edged essay, with barbed advice like, "Note that 'People' means Africans who are not black, while 'The People' means black Africans.

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May 22, 2019

Harriet Tubman On The $20 Bill? Not During The Trump Administration
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ruled out any changes to the U.S. currency imagery before 2028.

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May 22, 2019

Red Nose Day 2019: How Does It Work, And Why Is It Being Criticized?
The goal is to raise money to fight child poverty by selling red foam noses and staging celebrity events. But some critics are raising questions about the campaign.

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May 22, 2019

Red Nose Day 2019: How Does It Work, Why Is It Being Criticized?
The goal is to raise money to fight child poverty by selling red foam noses and staging celebrity events. But some critics are raising questions about the campaign.

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May 22, 2019

Surprise Medical Bills Are Driving People Into Debt: Will Congress Act To Stop Them?
Lawmakers are discussing several measures to solve the problem of unexpected medical bills, which can wreak havoc in consumers' lives. Here's our guide to the current roster of proposed legislation.

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May 22, 2019

Journalist Chronicles The 'Power Struggle' Within The NRA
New York Times reporter Danny Hakim discusses conflicts within the NRA's leadership, its lawsuit against its advertising and PR company, and what leaked documents reveal about the organization.

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May 22, 2019

Shinzo Abe Or Abe Shinzo? Japan's Foreign Minister Tells Media To Change The Order
Taro Kono said he plans to ask overseas news outlets to write Japanese names with the family name first, as is the custom in Japan. But some wonder why the suggestion is coming now.

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May 22, 2019

Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan Writer And LGBTQ Activist, Dies At 48
The author founded a platform for young Kenyan authors and came out as gay in a place where homosexuality has long been illegal. "Binyavanga was unbound in his imagining," said a friend and colleague.

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May 22, 2019

Mnuchin Says He Has 'Not Yet' Reviewed Memo Mandating IRS Turn Over Trump Tax Returns
The Treasury secretary has refused to comply with a House subpoena from a committee chairman requesting the agency turn over Trump's tax returns.

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May 22, 2019

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White House
The Justice Department will begin handing over material to the House intelligence committee in response to a subpoena, Chairman Adam Schiff says. But the broader political deadlock remains in effect.

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May 22, 2019

Trump Scorches Democrats As Pelosi Broaches Prospect Of 'Impeachable Offense'
The only agreement that followed a White House meeting between the president and Democrats was that the other side was responsible for the breakdown in infrastructure negotiations.

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May 22, 2019

Trump, Democrats Trade Blame As Infrastructure Talks Crumble Over Investigations
The only agreement that followed a White House meeting between the president and Democrats was that the other side was responsible for the breakdown in infrastructure negotiations.

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May 22, 2019

What To Know About The Sudden Talk Of War With Iran
Lately, the White House has been talking as if conflict with Iran could soon erupt. Here's a look at how the talk has turned so bellicose and what the risks are.

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May 22, 2019

Six Die In Jakarta Riots After President Joko Widodo's Election Win Is Confirmed
Saying he will not tolerate rioting, Widodo adds, "The military and the police will carry out stern actions in accordance with the law,"

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May 22, 2019

6 Die In Jakarta Riots After President Joko Widodo's Election Win Is Confirmed
Saying he will not tolerate rioting, Widodo adds, "The military and the police will carry out stern actions in accordance with the law."

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May 22, 2019

'Theodore Roosevelt For The Defense' Makes A Libel Case Into Gripping Reading
Gifted writers Dan Abrams and David Fisher, who previously brought us Lincoln's Last Trial, are clearly fascinated by how Teddy Roosevelt's court case played out — bringing an enthusiasm to readers.

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May 22, 2019

Border Facility Stops Migrant Intake After 'Flu-Related' Outbreak
The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.

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May 22, 2019

Border Facility Temporarily Suspends Migrant Intake After 32 Identified With Flu
The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.

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May 22, 2019

Migrant Processing Center Temporarily Closing After 'Flu-Related' Outbreak
The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.

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May 22, 2019

Migrant Processing Center Temporarily Suspends Intake After 'Flu-Related' Outbreak
The McAllen, Texas, facility is the same one where a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy became ill last week, and died after he was transferred to another Border Patrol station.

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May 22, 2019

Anti-Abortion Rights Groups Push GOP To Rethink Rape And Incest Exceptions
After Alabama passed a restrictive abortion law, anti-abortion rights groups are asking Republican officials to "reconsider decades-old talking points."

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May 22, 2019

Anti-Abortion-Rights Groups Push GOP To Rethink Rape And Incest Exceptions
The letter, written after Alabama passed a restrictive abortion law, says, "The value of human life is not determined by the circumstances of one's conception or birth."

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May 22, 2019

Anita Hill On 2020 Election: We Don't Need 'To Take The Lesser Of Two Evils'
Hill, who testified against Clarence Thomas during his 1991 Senate confirmation hearings, accepted a PEN America Courage Award on Tuesday. She spoke to NPR about Joe Biden and the #MeToo movement.

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May 22, 2019

Jeremy Dutcher: Tiny Desk Concert
There is no one making music like this 27-year-old, classically trained opera tenor and pianist. Watch and see why.

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May 22, 2019

Nevada Poised To Become 15th State To Ditch Electoral College
The state senate voted along party lines to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would give the state's six electoral votes to the winner of the presidential popular vote.

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May 22, 2019

Has The U.S. Census Ever Asked About Everyone's Citizenship Status?
Never before has the U.S. census directly asked for the citizenship status of every person living in every household. The question the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census could change that.

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May 22, 2019

Trump's Proposed Census Citizenship Question Bucks Centuries Of Precedent
Never before has the U.S. census directly asked for the citizenship status of every person living in every household. The question the Trump administration wants on the 2020 census could change that.

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May 22, 2019

Italy's Matteo Salvini Hopes To Lead Nationalist Wave In Upcoming European Elections
Salvini, Italy's deputy prime minister, leader of a far-right party and Europe's rising populist star, counts President Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon as one of his biggest fans.

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May 22, 2019

Nevada Law Removing Abortion Restrictions Passes State Assembly
Bucking a national trend toward more restrictions on abortion, the Nevada law relaxes certain abortion requirements. Every Republican voted against the measure.

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May 22, 2019

Collateral Damage Of The Trade War, Farmers Want Chinese Market Reopened
American farmers rely heavily on selling their goods overseas. As the trade war heats up again, many Midwest soybean farmers have huge surpluses and are receiving government aid.

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May 22, 2019

Scientists Modify Viruses With CRISPR To Create New Weapon Against Superbugs
Superbugs are bacteria that can beat modern medicine's most powerful drugs. So doctors are racing to find new ways to fight back, such as developing "living antibiotics."

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May 22, 2019

Liz Cheney's Choice: House Or Senate?
The Wyoming Republican is deciding between running for the Senate in 2020, or staying in the House where she has a chance to climb the leadership ladder.

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May 22, 2019

Computerized Model Reveals Details Of How Human Cells Divide
The nonprofit Allen Institute in Seattle has produced a visualization of human cell division that promises to be useful for professional scientists and curious amateurs alike.

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May 21, 2019

McDonald's Facing New Charges Of Sexual Harassment
The incidents are alleged to have occurred at corporate and franchise stores in 20 cities. The company promises more training for employees and managers on its anti-harassment policy.

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May 21, 2019

U.S. Postal Service Is Testing Self-Driving Trucks
The two-week pilot program will put five autonomous semi-trucks on the road, making the journey between Phoenix and Dallas.

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May 21, 2019

New York Assembly Passes Bill Closing 'Double Jeopardy' Loophole As Rebuke To Trump
Top Democrats in the state are framing the change as a way to stand up against President Trump and allow for state prosecutions of those he pardons for federal crimes.

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May 21, 2019

Once A Homeless D.C. Teen, Now A Georgetown Graduate
In 2014, Rashema Melson was a homeless high school senior who was awarded a full scholarship to college. Now, she is a graduate of Georgetown University who hopes to return to help her community.

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May 21, 2019

The Struggle To Hire And Keep Doctors In Rural Areas Means Patients Go Without Care
A new generation of family physicians wants a work-life balance. But practicing in a small town is a 24/7 job, which is worsening the ongoing doctor shortage in rural America.

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May 21, 2019

With Workers Hard To Find, Immigration Crackdown Leaves Iowa Town In A Bind
Business leaders worry that tough laws against undocumented workers will discourage legal immigrants from coming to the state to work. Iowa's low jobless rate has left businesses struggling to hire.

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May 21, 2019

Belgian Monastery Will Brew Beer Again, After A 220-Year Pause
The last time Belgium's Grimbergen Abbey brewed its own beer, the United States was only about 20 years old.

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May 21, 2019

Across The Country, Protesters Rally To Stop States' Abortion Bans
Protesters rallied outside statehouses and the Supreme Court, where some of the laws may eventually be considered. Hundreds of events were part of a national day of action called #StopTheBans.

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May 21, 2019

Medical Investigation: How Did 494 Children in One Pakistani City Get HIV?
In late April, a tragedy began to unfold in Larkana. First one, then 15, now hundreds of youngsters have been found to be HIV positive. Who is responsible?

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May 21, 2019

Dressbarn, Women's Clothing Chain, To Close All Stores
The company's CFO, Steven Taylor, called it a difficult decision but said the "chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment."

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May 21, 2019

Tenn. Republican To Resign As House Speaker After Lewd And Sexist Texts
Tenn. Republican Glen Casada announced he will resign as house speaker after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the legislature for nearly 20 years.

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May 21, 2019

Republican Tennessee House Speaker To Resign After Lewd And Sexist Texts
Glen Casada announced that he will resign his state House speakership after inappropriate and offensive texts leaked weeks ago. He has served in the Legislature for nearly 20 years.

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May 21, 2019

Accused Shooter In New Zealand Mosque Attacks Charged With Terrorism
New Zealand police charged Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, under the Terrorism Suppression Act. He also faces charges of 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder.

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May 21, 2019

Democrats' Impeachment Divide Tests Pelosi
President Trump's efforts to block congressional oversight into his administration and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report is ratcheting up impeachment talk among House Democrats.

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May 21, 2019

'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown
Car production is shrinking in southwestern China's Chongqing, and auto workers struggle to transition.

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