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Feb 24, 2018

French Food Waste Law Changing How Grocery Stores Approach Excess Food
Two years ago, France introduced a law to force supermarkets to donate unsold food to charities and food banks. Skeptics called it unworkable at the time, but there are signs the effort is succeeding.

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Feb 24, 2018

Millennials Are No More Liberal On Gun Control Than Elders, Polls Show
Polling suggests millennials are more liberal than earlier generations on many social issues except gun laws. Pollsters say they can't explain this anomaly. Some millennials are surprised by it, too.

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Feb 24, 2018

Memo By House Intelligence Committee Democrats Released As Nunes Addresses CPAC
The long-awaited Schiff memo was released Saturday just as Rep. Devin Nunes addressed the crowd at CPAC 2018.

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Feb 24, 2018

Welcome To The Country With The Biggest Crush On America
Here's why Kosovo — land of Bill Clinton Boulevard, pets named Trump and a pantsuit boutique called Hillary — gives the United States its highest ratings.

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Feb 24, 2018

How A Sneaky Alabama Town Launched America's 911 System
Fifty years ago, the Alabama Telephone Co. heard AT&T was creating a three-digit emergency number. So it decided to beat AT&T to the punch — and made the first 911 call in the town Haleyville.

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Feb 24, 2018

Customs Agents Search A Bus Near Paris — And Discover A Stolen Degas Painting
The artwork was quietly spirited from a Marseille museum in 2009. The trail was cold until last week, when officers happened to check the luggage compartment of a bus.

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Feb 24, 2018

'400,000 People...Live In Hell On Earth': Bombing Of Damascus Suburbs Kills Hundreds
Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods of civilians who have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the last week are children.

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Feb 24, 2018

'400,000 People ... Live In Hell On Earth': Bombing Of Syrian Suburbs Kills Hundreds
Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods where civilians have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the past week are children.

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Feb 24, 2018

UN Security Council Passes Syria Cease-Fire After Hundreds Killed In Bombing Siege
Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods where civilians have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the past week are children.

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Feb 24, 2018

U.N. Security Council Passes Syria Cease-Fire After Hundreds Killed In Bombing Siege
Airstrikes, shells and barrels filled with TNT are being dropped on neighborhoods where civilians have no way to escape. More than 120 of those killed in the past week are children.

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Feb 24, 2018

Chef David Chang Dishes On The 'Ugly' Side Of 'Delicious' Food
David Chang's show, Ugly Delicious, delves into how various cultures approach comfort foods that have complicated back stories. "There's no universal truth about any food," says the chef.

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Feb 24, 2018

Montana Wildfires Provide A Wealth Of Data On Health Effects Of Smoke Exposure
Last summer's wildfires handed scientists a rare chance to study effects of smoke on residents. Most previous work had been on wood-burning stoves, urban air pollution and the effects on firefighters.

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Feb 24, 2018

A Student Solution To Give Utah Debtors A Fighting Chance
In Utah, the majority of civil lawsuits are debt related; nearly all of the debtors face those suits without any legal help. A group of law students at Brigham Young University wants to change that.

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Feb 24, 2018

Scientists Aim To Pull Peer Review Out Of The 17th Century
Some scientists want to change the old-fashioned way scientific advancements are evaluated and communicated. But they have to overcome the power structure of the traditional journal vetting process.

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Feb 24, 2018

Daring To Dream: A Carpenter Tries To Build A Piano In Rwanda
If he succeeds, it would be the first piano made in his country — and the first made in Africa since 1989. Skeptics wonder if it's an impossible mission.

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Feb 24, 2018

Billy Graham Walked A Line, And Regretted Crossing Over It, When It Came To Politics
The evangelical preacher sought to be seen as above the partisan political fray. But in his actions and associations, Graham often proved how difficult such an attitude can be to achieve or sustain.

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Feb 24, 2018

The Russia Investigations: More Pleas, More Charges — Any More Preparation?
Rick Gates turns state's evidence, Robert Mueller levels an updated indictment against Paul Manafort and state and federal officials begin to prepare for more election interference in 2018.

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Feb 24, 2018

Educators Fear And Embrace Calls For Concealed Carry In The Classroom
Teachers are already carrying concealed guns in a handful of states, including Ohio. Some defend it, but many worry calls to arm teachers will put students further in harms way.

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Feb 24, 2018

Russian Bobsledder Disqualified For Doping, Court Says
Russian bobsledder Nadezhda Sergeeva has been disqualified from the Winter Games, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said Saturday. She's the second Russian athlete to fail a doping test this year.

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Feb 24, 2018

Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka Makes History With Golds In Snowboarding And Skiing
A week ago, the 22-year-old unexpectedly won gold in the women's Alpine super-G skiing. Now, she's won gold in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom.

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Feb 24, 2018

Ester Ledecka Makes History, Winning Olympic Gold In Both Snowboarding And Skiing
A week ago, the 22-year-old unexpectedly won gold in the women's Alpine super-G skiing. Now, she's won gold in the women's snowboarding parallel giant slalom.

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Feb 24, 2018

U.S. Men's Curling Leads Sweden 10-5 In Gold Medal Final [LIVE UPDATES]
As a nation of nascent curling fans looks on, we'll be updating this story from the Gangneung Curling Center in South Korea.

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Feb 24, 2018

U.S. Men's Curling Team Wins Gold, Beating Sweden 10-7 At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
It was a shocking win for a team on the verge of elimination. It's also the first gold medal the U.S. has won in curling.

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Feb 24, 2018

U.S. Men's Curling Trails Sweden 2-0 In Gold Medal Final [LIVE UPDATES]
As a nation of nascent curling fans looks on, we'll be updating this story from the Gangneung Curling Center in South Korea.

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Feb 24, 2018

U.S. Men's Curling Trails Sweden 4-3 In Gold Medal Final [LIVE UPDATEST
As a nation of nascent curling fans looks on, we'll be updating this story from the Gangneung Curling Center in South Korea.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Administration Restricts H-1B Worker Visas Coveted by High Tech
It's another step in fighting potential fraud and abuse in the program that brings 85,000 highly-skilled workers into the U.S. every year. More detail is required on why the workers are needed.

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Feb 23, 2018

Logs Of 911 Calls Reveal The Troubled History Of Florida School Shooter
Records show that Broward County had received multiple calls since 2008 about the volatile behavior of the young man arrested in the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting.

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Feb 23, 2018

White House Briefly Put On Lockdown After Driver Hits Security Barrier
The Secret Service said the vehicle did not breach the barricade and the female driver was quickly apprehended.

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Feb 23, 2018

Gothamist Properties Will Be Revived Under New Ownership: Public Media
WNYC will buy Gothamist, KPCC will acquire LAist, and WAMU is taking over DCist. The move is funded by two anonymous donors "who are deeply committed to supporting local journalism initiatives."

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Feb 23, 2018

Seychelles Finds A Novel Way To Swap Its Debt For Marine Protections
The Indian Ocean nation has brokered a novel deal that is intended to protect nearly one third of its marine area and is thought to be the first of its kind.

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Feb 23, 2018

FDA Finds Hazards Lurking In Parsley, Cilantro, Guacamole
The Food and Drug Administration has started testing randomly selected fresh herbs and prepared guacamole. So far, the agency has found dangerous bacteria in 3-6 percent of the samples it tested.

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Feb 23, 2018

How 1 Tweet From Kylie Jenner Caused Snap, Inc. To Lose $1 Billion
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Will Oremus, a senior technology writer at Slate about how a recent tweet by Kylie Jenner caused Snap, Inc. — the parent company for Snapchat — to lose more than $1 billion.

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Feb 23, 2018

'Black Panther' Fans Are Screaming 'Wakanda Forever' In Wauconda, Ill.
The city of Wauconda, Ill., — a suburb of Chicago — has been gaining fans after the Marvel's blockbuster Black Panther premiered last week. The movie is set in a fictional African country called Wakanda.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Administration Is Trying To Make It Harder For North Korea To Evade Sanctions
The Trump administration is trying to make it harder for North Korea to evade sanctions. It is putting the world on notice to look out for "deceptive shipping practices."

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Feb 23, 2018

Teachers Across The Country Are Thinking About Active Shooter Situations
President Trump tweeted this week that teachers should be armed, in response to the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week. Since then teachers and other school administrators are looking at what they would do in a shooting situation.

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Feb 23, 2018

U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services Omit 'Nation Of Immigrants' From Mission Statement
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Susan Martin, professor emeritus at Georgetown University, about United States Citizenship and Immigration Services omitting the promise of America as "a nation of immigrants" from its mission statement. Martin, like former President John F. Kennedy, wrote a book called A Nation of Immigrants.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Warns About Complacency In 2018 Midterms At CPAC
President Trump received an enthusiastic greeting from thousands of conservative activists at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference outside Washington, D.C., on Friday. He boasted of his first year accomplishments, but also had a warning about this year's midterm elections, saying complacency could short-circuit his agenda.

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Feb 23, 2018

Why Major Companies Are Severing Ties With The NRA After Parkland Shooting
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Bloomberg reporter Polly Mosendz about why major companies are severing ties with the Nation Rifle Association in the wake of protests over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead.

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Feb 23, 2018

President Trump Is Pushing Several Ideas To Prevent School Shootings
President Trump held a joint press conference with the prime minister of Australia as Trump pushes several ideas to prevent school shootings amid controversies from the Russia investigation and other surrounding security clearances among his staff.

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Feb 23, 2018

Experts Say There's Little Connection Between Mental Health And Mass Shootings
President Trump has raised mental health as a key factor in mass shootings, including a call Thursday to create more mental hospitals. But experts say there's little connection between a person's mental illness and the likelihood of a mass shooting.

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Feb 23, 2018

France's Louvre Museum Opens Rooms With Paintings Stolen By Nazis In WWII
The Louvre museum just opened two rooms entirely dedicated to paintings stolen by Nazis during World War II. The museum says its a symbol of its continuing commitment to finding the real owners of looted art. But critics say France's greatest museum has done too little too late.

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Feb 23, 2018

From 'Bonk' To 'Bombs' And 'Fly Swat': A Guide To Olympic Slang
Olympic sports have their own vernacular — terms that make no sense to outsiders. Much of it has to do with when things go wrong. And some of it has to do with Seinfeld.

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Feb 23, 2018

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Unveils Policy Changes After Parkland Shooting
Following a deadly school shooting in south Florida, Republican Gov. Rick Scott unveiled policy changes with the aim of making schools more secure and keeping guns away from those suffering from mental illness.

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Feb 23, 2018

What Parents Can Learn From The Larry Nassar And USA Gymnastics Case
What the parents of Larry Nassar's victims want other parents to understand is the question "how could I have let this happen?" Many of their daughters were abused by the Olympic gymnastics doctor while they themselves were sitting there in the room. While they struggle with blaming themselves, they also want other parents to learn about how predators can gain your trust.

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Feb 23, 2018

One By One, Companies Cut Ties With NRA
Advocates for stricter gun laws have coalesced under the hashtag #boycottNRA and several companies appear to have heeded the call a little more than a week after the Parkland, Fla., school shooting.

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Feb 23, 2018

President Trump Meets With Australian Prime Minister, Takes Questions
The president is discussing trade and security issues with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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Feb 23, 2018

Tea, Honey And Lemon: Does This Classic Trifecta Actually Help A Sore Throat?
The time-honored elixir gets mixed reviews from doctors and, depending on factors such as caffeine or acids, might even make symptoms worse. Another complication: The scientific research is murky.

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Feb 23, 2018

South Korean Women Win Thriller In Curling, Putting 'Garlic' Gold In Reach
Their historic run on the Olympic sheet has captured the hearts of their host country. Now, after a clutch semifinal win Friday, the so-called "Garlic Girls" have a shot to capture gold, too.

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Feb 23, 2018

Florida Governor Calls For Raising Age Limit For Gun Purchases From 18 To 21
Instead of broader gun control, Gov. Rick Scott wants to keep guns away from mentally ill or violent people. He announced funds for "school hardening" and police officers in every school.

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Feb 23, 2018

No One's Quite Sure Why Lassa Fever Is On The Rise In Nigeria
The virus is spread primarily by rats during dry season. The current outbreak has public health officials worried — and eager to find out what's behind it.

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Feb 23, 2018

No One's Quite Sure Why Lassa Fever Is On The Rise
The virus is spread primarily by rats during dry season. The current outbreak in Nigeria has public health officials worried — and eager to find out what's behind it.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Declares New Shipping Sanctions On North Korea
The latest punitive measures are aimed at ships and shipping companies from several countries that are sending oil and other products to North Korea in violation of United Nations sanctions.

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Feb 23, 2018

These 10 ERs Sharply Reduced Opioid Use And Still Eased Pain
Collaboration was key for the 10 emergency rooms that cut opioid prescriptions by 36 percent. Doctors say they now use less addictive medicines to manage pain and have shifted patients' expectations.

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Feb 23, 2018

Rick Gates, Paul Manafort's Business Partner, Expected To Plead Guilty
A federal grand jury unveiled a new indictment on Thursday that increased the number of charges, but Gates has decided to stop fighting the case.

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Feb 23, 2018

Rick Gates Pleads Guilty And Begins Cooperating With Mueller's Russia Investigation
The business partner of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has reached a deal with the special counsel's office. Manafort, however, continues to maintain his innocence.

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Feb 23, 2018

PHOTOS: Myanmar Apparently Razing Remains Of Rohingya Villages
Satellite images reveal barren landscapes where villages stood just months ago, before Myanmar began its brutal crackdown. Activists fear officials are destroying the crime scenes of mass atrocities.

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Feb 23, 2018

UNICEF Official Quits After Inappropriate Behavior Allegations
"I am resigning because of the danger of damaging both UNICEF and Save the Children and our wider cause," Justin Forsyth wrote. Three women made complaints about him earlier at Save the Children.

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Feb 23, 2018

Exiles In Their Country, Crimean Dissidents Resist Russian Rule
Crimeans who criticize Russia's annexation of their peninsula have a difficult road ahead, and say dozens have been jailed or have had to flee to other parts of Ukraine.

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Feb 23, 2018

California Water Agency Officials Charged With Burying Hazardous Waste And Corruption
California's attorney general has charged former and current employees with illegally burying drums filled with toxic chemicals and using public money for personal items.

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Feb 23, 2018

2nd Russian Olympian Fails A Doping Test At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Nadezhda Sergeeva, a bobsled athlete, failed a drug test for a banned heart drug, the Russian Bobsled Federation announced on Friday.

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Feb 23, 2018

Second Russian Olympian Fails A Doping Test At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics
Nadezhda Sergeeva, a bobsled athlete, failed a drug test for a banned heart drug, the Russian Bobsled Federation announced on Friday.

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Feb 23, 2018

What It's Like to Visit Russia's 'Sports House' At The Pyeongchang Olympics
In the shadow of a doping scandal, Russian athletes, friends and fans are gathering at a hospitality venue during the Winter Games. "No alcohol," a man at the door warns visitors.

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Feb 23, 2018

Florida Prohibits Municipalities From Enacting Gun-Control Laws
Rachel Martin talks to South Miami Mayor Phil Stoddard who wants to pass gun control measures in his city following last week's mass shooting, but Florida law prohibits local firearm regulations.

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Feb 23, 2018

Finding Strength In Shared Stories Of Childhood Sexual Abuse
In a StoryCorps conversation, two women who attended the New Bethany Home for Girls in Louisiana talk about the abuse they say they experienced there and how it affected them years later.

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Feb 23, 2018

This 'Gray Hat' Hacker Breaks Into Your Car — To Prove A Point
Everything from cars to thermostats is being connected to the Internet, raising security concerns. Samy Kamkar, who once hacked MySpace, hopes exposing vulnerabilities will make these things safer.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Other Industries
President Trump is weighing tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. But a backlash is brewing by aerospace companies and other manufacturers, who say such moves will drive up costs.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Trade Action Could Boost Steel And Aluminum Makers, Hurt Others Industries
President Trump is weighing tariffs or quotas on steel and aluminum imports. But a backlash is brewing by aerospace companies and other manufacturers, who say such moves will drive up costs.

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Feb 23, 2018

Trump Addresses CPAC, Calling Again To Arm Some School Personnel
Speaking at the annual conservative conference, President Trump will reiterate his earlier calls about guns at schools after the mass shooting at a Florida high school.

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Feb 23, 2018

With Focus On Guns, Trump Warns Conservatives Not To Be 'Complacent' In 2018
"They'll take away your Second Amendment," the president said of Democrats at CPAC. Trump, like NRA leaders at the conference, framed gun rights as a major fight in the upcoming midterm elections.

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Feb 23, 2018

With Speech Friday, President Completes CPAC's Transformation To A Full-On Trump Show
The former libertarian-leaning annual conference has come to embrace President Trump's populism, with speakers from the White House touting the president's accomplishments.

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Feb 23, 2018

Now On Immigration's Front Lines, Sheriffs Are Choosing To Back Or Snub ICE
Immigration and Customs Enforcement often asks local jails to hold undocumented people until federal agents can pick them up. Most sheriffs cooperate, but some have taken a stand against the request.

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Feb 23, 2018

Coal Jobs Have Gone Up Under Trump, But Not Because Of His Policies
The number of U.S. coal jobs rose slightly during the president's first year in office. But energy analysts credit short-term market forces and say they won't stop long-term decline.

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Feb 23, 2018

POLL: The 'Inappropriate' Office Behaviors Most Pervasive In Workplaces
Over 9 in 10 people think both gossip and deliberate touching are inappropriate at work, and many have seen it happen. Yet, almost no one admitted to doing either in a new Ipsos/NPR poll.

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Feb 23, 2018

Texas Commutes Death Sentence, As Execution Carried Out In Florida; Alabama Postpones
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott granted clemency for 38-year-old Thomas Whitaker. Meanwhile, Florida put to death Eric Scott Branch, and Alabama will have to reschedule the execution of Doyle Lee Hamm.

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Feb 23, 2018

Growing Scandal Forces Australia's Deputy Prime Minister To Resign
New allegations of sexual harassment against Barnaby Joyce were "the straw" that forced him to quit after weeks of intense scrutiny over an extramarital affair with a former staff member.

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Feb 23, 2018

New Report Finds Climate Change Could Take A $1 Billion Bite From Winter Sports
As the climate warms, a new report finds that low-snow years like this one can cost the U.S. winter sports industry up to $1 billion. That can bring economic pain well beyond ski resorts.

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Feb 22, 2018

Amnesty International Finds Human Rights Deteriorating Around The World
The group's annual report claims that increasingly world leaders are "undermining the rights of millions." It sees a "feeble response" to crimes against humanity from Syria to South Sudan.

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Feb 22, 2018

Women's Figure Skating Comes Down To A Duel, As Russians Eye First Gold Medal
The three Americans in the field — Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen, and Bradie Tennell — will have to turn in eye-popping performances today to reach the podium.

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Feb 22, 2018

Zagitova Edges Medvedeva To Win Figure Skating Gold
The three Americans in the field — Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen, and Bradie Tennell — fell short of the podium.

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Feb 22, 2018

Zagitova Edges Medvedeva To Win Figure Skating Gold At Pyeongchang Olympics
It's the first gold medal for the Olympic Athlete from Russia team. The three Americans in the field — Mirai Nagasu, Karen Chen, and Bradie Tennell — fell short of the podium.

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Feb 22, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On A Charge Of Felony Invasion Of Privacy
The first-term Republican governor is alleged to have photographed a semi-nude woman with whom he had an affair and threatened to publish it if she exposed their relationship.

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Feb 22, 2018

South Korean Speedskaters Left A Teammate Behind, Now Fans Want Them Off The Team
The speedskaters face public outrage for their unsportsmanlike behavior in a race, that left one member sobbing on the sidelines. A petition demands that they be expelled.

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Feb 22, 2018

South Korean Speedskaters Left A Teammate Behind; Now Fans Want Them Off The Team
The speedskaters face public outrage for their unsportsmanlike behavior in a race, that left one member sobbing on the sidelines. A petition demands that they be expelled.

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Feb 22, 2018

Trump Appears To Read From The NRA's Script Hours After The Gun Lobby Chief's Speech
The president held another meeting on the subject of school safety after last week's after 17 people were killed last week in a shooting at a Florida high school.

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Feb 22, 2018

Iran May Follow Venezuela In Launching Its Own Cryptocurrency
The move, announced by a government official in a tweet on Wednesday, raised fears of rogue states using virtual currencies to evade sanctions.

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Feb 22, 2018

Florida School Cop Took No Action During Last Week's Fatal Shooting
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says he is "devastated" by video footage of his armed deputy standing outside the school doing "nothing" during the shootings of students and faculty members.

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Feb 22, 2018

The Rev. Billy Graham's Casket Will 'Lie In Honor' At The Capitol
It is a rare distinction bestowed on only a handful of civilians. For two days Americans will be welcome to pay their respects to the beloved Evangelical pastor. He will be buried in North Carolina.

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Feb 22, 2018

West Virginia's Teachers Walk Off The Job, Protesting Low Pay And Benefit Cuts
Teachers formed picket lines and descended on the state Capitol to demand higher salaries and better insurance. The state has some of the lowest teacher pay in the country.

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Feb 22, 2018

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Indicted On Felony Charges Of Invasion Of Privacy
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on felony charges of invasion of privacy and taken into custody Thursday. This apparently stems from allegations made last month that during an extramarital affair, Greitens took a photo of the woman and threatened to publish it if she exposed the affair.

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Feb 22, 2018

America No Longer A 'Nation Of Immigrants,' USCIS Says
The new director of Citizenship and Immigration Services says changing the federal agency's mission statement reminds staff that they work for the American people.

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Feb 22, 2018

New Maps Reveal Global Fishing's 'Vast Scope Of Exploitation Of The Ocean'
Researchers have used radio transmissions to track the movement of fishing vessels and create stunning maps of fishing activity. The maps show that fishing covers most of the globe's oceans.

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Feb 22, 2018

NPR Board Faces Tough Questions Over Sexual Harassment Handling
NPR's senior management and board members faced skepticism as they sought to rebuild trust with the network's workforce. Some comments appear to have stoked fresh anger from staffers.

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Feb 22, 2018

Florida Lawmakers Advance Bill Requiring Schools To Display 'In God We Trust'
The bill's sponsor, Rep. Kimberly Daniels, said while "gun issues" need to be addressed "the real thing that needs to be addressed are issues of the heart."

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Feb 22, 2018

Former U.S. Ambassador To Russia On How Trump's Policies Compare To Obama's
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul about President Trump's stance on Russia and how that compares with policies throughout the Obama administration.

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Feb 22, 2018

How School Shootings Have Changed The Teaching Profession
Education schools are now training teachers how to deal with an active shooter. One expert says it hasn't deterred teachers from applying, but it has changed the profession, for better or worse.

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Feb 22, 2018

Advocate Weighs In On How Gun Control Debate Is Being Received By Gun Rights Community
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Paul Glasco, founder of the organization Legally Armed America, about how the renewed debate over gun control is being received in the gun rights community.

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Feb 22, 2018

Disney's Promised Bonus To Its Workers Comes With A Catch
Not long after the big tax cut bill passed, Disney joined other corporations in promising bonuses for its workers. In Disney's case, the bonus was set at $1,000, but for 36,000 unionized workers at Disney, it turns out there's a catch. They must agree to the wage offer on the table in contract negotiations before they can receive their bonuses.

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Feb 22, 2018

Sen. Marco Rubio Backs Down On Some Gun Ownership Restrictions At CNN Town Hall
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio has long been a gun rights supporter. But in a televised town hall with victims of the Parkland, Fla. shooting, he backed down on some restrictions on gun ownership.

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Feb 22, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Takes Home Olympic Gold In Win Over Canada
The United States women's hockey team is an Olympic gold medal winner once again. The U.S. beat four-time defending gold medalist Canada in a thrilling game that went into overtime and then a shootout.

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Feb 22, 2018

Why West Virginia Teachers Are Demanding Higher Pay and Improved Benefits
Schools closed across West Virginia Thursday as teachers there walked out to demand higher pay and improved benefits.

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