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Sep 21, 2018

Federal Commission Sues Walmart For Alleged Discrimination Against Pregnant Employees
The complaint, filed on behalf of Alyssa Gilliam, claims Walmart failed to assign pregnant employees to light duty to save them from heavy lifting, as it does for workers with other disabilities.

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Sep 21, 2018

Judge Orders Commerce Secretary To Testify About Census Citizenship Question
A federal judge in New York has ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to face questioning under oath over his decision to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census.

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Sep 21, 2018

China Fires Back Against U.S. Sanctions For Purchases Of Russian Weapons
The U.S. imposed sanctions after China's military bought new fighter jets and a surface-to-air missile system. Trade and military ties are increasing between Russia and China.

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Sep 21, 2018

Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment
The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing with the idea of secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.

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Sep 21, 2018

Suge Knight Faces 28-Year Prison Term In Plea Deal Over Fatal Hit-And-Run
The co-founder of Death Row Records, who is 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

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Sep 21, 2018

Suge Knight To Get 28-Year Prison Term In Plea Deal Over Fatal Hit-And-Run
The co-founder of Death Row Records, Knight, 53, agreed to a plea deal for one count of voluntary manslaughter. He had been facing charges of murder and attempted murder.

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Sep 21, 2018

Remembrance For Walter Mischel, Psychologist Who Devised The Marshmallow Test
Walter Mischel had an idea that became a pop culture touchstone. He wanted to see if preschoolers seated in front of a marshmallow could delay their gratification. What did the experiment really mean?

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Sep 21, 2018

3 Babies, 2 Adults Stabbed At Queens Day Care
Officers who arrived at the house in New York City found multiple people with stab wounds, including three infants ranging from three days to one month old.

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Sep 21, 2018

Trump Attacks Kavanaugh Accuser By Name Amid Negotiations For Hearing
The president had been restrained in responding to the accusation by Christine Blasey Ford that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were both in high school.

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Sep 21, 2018

Rejection By The King Of Nepal Was Not the End Of The Road
When Kul Gautam got a royal "no" for his passport request, he decided to do something special with his life. He tells of his journey from a tiny village to the upper ranks of the U.N. in a new memoir.

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Sep 21, 2018

Cleveland Browns Win A Game For First Time Since Obama Presidency
"We WON!!!" the Cleveland Police Department tweeted of the comeback victory, before adding, "Wait....Oh God. The free beer thing...Ok Cleveland. Stay calm."

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Sep 21, 2018

101 Ways To Thwart A Reporter In Pyongyang
Behind the scenes of NPR's recent reporting trip to North Korea, where a government-assigned minder stymied the team at nearly every turn.

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Sep 21, 2018

At Least 100 Dead In Tanzania After Ferry Capsizes On Lake Victoria
The search continues for survivors from the ferry that reportedly was carrying several hundred passengers.

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Sep 21, 2018

At Least 86 Dead In Tanzania After Ferry Capsizes On Lake Victoria
The search continues for survivors from the ferry that reportedly was carrying as many as 500 passengers.

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Sep 21, 2018

How To Talk To Young People About The Kavanaugh Story
In the age of #MeToo, experts say parents are the primary educators about consent, and the current debate offers a teachable moment.

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Sep 21, 2018

Russia's 2016 Twitter Campaign Was Strongly Pro-Gun, With Echoes Of The NRA
An analysis of Twitter accounts associated with Russia's influence campaign shows how supportive it was of gun rights and how influential the messaging was of the National Rifle Association.

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Sep 21, 2018

Russia's Pro-Gun Influence Accounts Copied The NRA — And Sometimes, Vice Versa
There was a lot of overlap between the messaging of the Internet Research Agency and the NRA on social media. What isn't clear is why.

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Sep 21, 2018

The Biggest Hurdle For Beto O'Rourke In Texas Is Turning Out Latino Voters
To win, Beto O'Rourke needs to change the Texas electorate. But voter registration data suggests Democrats aren't registering enough voters to offset Republicans' structural advantages in the state.

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Sep 21, 2018

Hacks, Security Gaps And Oligarchs: The Business Of Voting Comes Under Scrutiny
Heading into midterm elections, pressure is on for governments and campaigns to secure elections. But what about the companies who make the machines and print the ballots?

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Sep 21, 2018

Imagine: Previously Unseen Footage Of John Lennon And George Harrison
The never-before-seen clip, of the two former Beatles recording Lennon's "How Do You Sleep?" in 1971, comes ahead of the Oct. 5 release of a 6-CD box set, Imagine - The Ultimate Collection.

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Sep 21, 2018

Russia's Divisive Twitter Campaign Took A Rare Consistent Stance: Pro-Gun
An analysis of Twitter accounts associated with Russia's influence campaign shows how supportive it was of gun rights and how influential the National Rifle Association's messaging was.

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Sep 21, 2018

Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring 'Mental Health' Disclosures By Students
Florida school districts now have to ask if a new student has ever been referred for mental health services. It's a legislative attempt to help troubled kids. Will it work, or increase stigma instead?

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Sep 21, 2018

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang Dies After 'Serious Illness'
The largely ceremonial post of president in Vietnam is one of three top leadership positions, along with prime minister and secretary-general of the Communist Party.

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Sep 20, 2018

American Airlines Is The Latest To Raise Checked-Baggage Fees
The first and second bags will each cost $5 more, going up to $30 and $40. Delta, United and JetBlue have also announced increases.

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Sep 20, 2018

Shutdown Of New Mexico Observatory Was Part Of Investigation Into Child Pornography
The observatory suddenly closed, with little explanation, for 11 days in September, fueling rumors its shutdown was due to aliens, UFOs, or government surveillance.

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Sep 20, 2018

Florence Blamed For 4 More Deaths As 'Unheard Of Amounts Of Water' Keep Flowing
The additional deaths were reported in North Carolina. South Carolina's governor said the damage in his state "will be catastrophic, surpassing anything recorded in modern history."

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Sep 20, 2018

Florence Blamed For Four More Deaths As 'Unheard Of Amounts Of Water' Keep Flowing
The additional deaths were reported in North Carolina. South Carolina's governor said the damage in his state "will be catastrophic, surpassing anything recorded in modern history."

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Sep 20, 2018

Google Warned Senators, Aides Of Hacking Attempts On Personal Emails
In a recent letter, Sen. Ron Wyden said some senators and Senate staff members were warned by a major tech company "that their personal email accounts were targeted by foreign government hackers."

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Sep 20, 2018

Stuck In Traffic? You're Not Alone. New Data Show American Commute Times Are Longer
Newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau show Americans have spent an extra two and a half hours commuting last year compared to the year before.

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Sep 20, 2018

Hackers Steal $59 Million In Cryptocurrency From Japanese Exchange
Tech Bureau Corp., which owns the Zaif cryptocurrency exchange, says the security breach occurred last week, and was discovered several days later.

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Sep 20, 2018

World Sports Agency Reinstates Russia After Doping Scandal
The decision, described by one advocate as "the greatest treachery against clean athletes in Olympic history," is subject to conditions. It has been roundly condemned by anti-doping advocates.

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Sep 20, 2018

Federal Agents Board Buses 100 Miles From Border To Ask, Are You A U.S. Citizen?
U.S. Border Patrol agents are boarding buses and stopping cars from private lines like Greyhound and Concord Coach within 100 miles of a U.S. border, asking passengers if they're American citizens.

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Sep 20, 2018

Ireland Plans To Offer Abortions For Free, As Ban Is Officially Repealed
"Yes, it is my intention that the services will be free," Health Minister Simon Harris said, adding that the goal is to ensure access and not force women to travel for the procedure.

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Sep 20, 2018

Puerto Rico's Tap Water Often Goes Untested, Raising Fears About Lead Contamination
People in Puerto Rico don't trust the water supply, and with good reason. Local systems aren't adequately tested for contaminants, including lead.

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Sep 20, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser Open To Testifying About Sexual Assault Allegations
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who alleges Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a high school party in the 1980s, is open to appearing before a Senate panel next week.

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Sep 20, 2018

Multiple People Killed And Wounded In Maryland Shooting
The suspect, a single shooter, is in critical condition at a hospital, authorities say. The shooting occurred at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland.

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Sep 20, 2018

London Police Outfoxed, Abandon 3-Year Search For Serial Cat Killer
Scotland Yard is hoping to put fears of a serial cat killer to rest. Authorities now say that scavenging animals, not sadistic humans, are responsible for hundreds of reported cat mutilations.

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Sep 20, 2018

In The U.K.-EU Faceoff, Neither Side Is Blinking
British Prime Minister Theresa May appealed to her European counterparts, trying to preserve Britain's access to the EU's single market after the Brexit. But EU leaders are playing hardball.

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Sep 20, 2018

Indian Authorities Say Flight Crew Forgot To Pressurize Airplane Cabin
Thirty of the passengers on a Jet Airways flight to Jaipur suffered from nose or ear bleeding, Indian officials say, because the crew didn't flip the switch to maintain proper cabin pressure.

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Sep 20, 2018

From 'Everything Under' To 'Overstory': The 2018 Man Booker Prize Shortlist
Just half a dozen authors remain in contention for the prestigious fiction award: Anna Burns, Esi Edugyan, Daisy Johnson, Rachel Kushner, Richard Powers and Robin Robertson.

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Sep 20, 2018

Kim Wants New Summit With Trump, Moon Says After Visiting North Korea
Addressing an audience of 150,000 North Koreans, South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he hopes "the past 70-year-long hostility can be eradicated and we can become one again."

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Sep 20, 2018

Trump Officials 'Did Not Want' Census Survey To Ask About Sexual Orientation
Four federal agencies under President Obama requested new sexual orientation and gender identity questions for the American Community Survey. Under President Trump, the proposal stalled.

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Sep 20, 2018

In Lab Turned Casino, Gambling Monkeys Help Scientists Find Risk-Taking Brain Area
Scientists at Johns Hopkins have identified a brain region in monkeys that influences their desire to take big risks. When this area is inactivated, the monkeys tend to hedge their bets.

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Sep 20, 2018

Octopuses Get Strangely Cuddly On The Mood Drug Ecstasy
The drug makes the usually antisocial creatures much more interested in friendly contact with other octopuses. It's one more sign that the chemistry of social behavior has deep evolutionary roots.

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Sep 20, 2018

Spain Now Sees More Migrant Arrivals Than Any Other European Country
Far more immigrants and asylum-seekers are crossing the Spanish border than those entering other usual Mediterranean entry points Greece and Italy.

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Sep 20, 2018

Malaysia Charges Former Prime Minister Najib With Money-Laundering
The money-laundering accusations are related to the so-called 1MDB scandal, in which billions of dollars allegedly went missing from a state fund.

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Sep 20, 2018

Father-Son Duo Turns Ruined Grapes Into Tasty Aid For Napa Fire Victims
The Cates family has been turning excess wine grapes into raisins as a way to reduce food waste. Since last year's devastating fires in California's wine-growing region, they've expanded.

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Sep 20, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser's Classmate: 'That It Happened Or Not, I Have No Idea'
After saying on social media that the incident "did happen," a former classmate of Christine Blasey Ford tells NPR she does not have firsthand knowledge of it.

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Sep 20, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser Classmate: 'That It Happened Or Not, I Have No Idea'
After saying on social media that the incident "did happen," a former classmate of Christine Blasey Ford tells NPR she does not have first-hand knowledge of it.

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Sep 20, 2018

Ticketmaster Has Its Own Secret 'Scalping Program,' Canadian Journalists Report
The CBC and the Toronto Star has reported that live-event box office behemoth Ticketmaster recruits professional "scalpers" into a program through which it could benefit by double-dipping on fees.

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Sep 20, 2018

Ticketmaster Has Its Own Secret Scalping Program, Canadian Journalists Report
The CBC and the Toronto Star has reported that the live-event box office behemoth recruits professional scalpers into a resale program, through which Ticketmaster benefits from double-dipping on fees.

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Sep 20, 2018

Footing The Bill For Climate Change: 'By The End Of The Day, Someone Has To Pay'
As the risks of disasters grow, the insurance industry is adapting with them — and consumer advocates and others fear that the brunt of the bills will increasingly hit low-income homeowners.

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Sep 20, 2018

Anita Hill's Challenge To Clarence Thomas: A Tale Of 2 Lives and 3 Elections
The electoral connection was critical throughout the Thomas nomination process. Two elections that took place in the 1980s were not only preludes but determinants of the drama that would unfold.

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Sep 20, 2018

Why Aren't More Women In Office? Even Within Parties, There's Big Disagreement
A new poll finds that men and women — particularly within the Republican party — differ greatly on why more women haven't been elected to office, or even whether there are enough women in office.

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Sep 20, 2018

Sen. Claire McCaskill: 'I Will Vote No On Judge Kavanaugh'
The Missouri Democrat, facing a tough re-election battle, says her decision is not based on recent allegations of sexual misconduct against the nominee, but on other issues.

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Sep 19, 2018

Former Chicago Police Commander Accused Of Torture Dies At 70
Suspects told horrifying stories about being beaten, electro-shocked or suffocated by Jon Burge and his men to elicit confessions.

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Sep 19, 2018

Architect Robert Venturi Dies At 93
A giant of postmodern architecture, he said he rejected unity, consistency and clarity: "All of those things made ... not for beautiful purity — but dead purity."

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Sep 19, 2018

31 Percent Of U.S. Households Have Trouble Paying Energy Bills
A report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration announced that African Americans, Hispanics and people with children were most impacted.

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Sep 19, 2018

Yogurt May Not Be So Healthy If It's Pumped Full Of Sugar
A study of some 900 yogurts sold in supermarkets in the U.K. found a shocking amount of sugar is hiding in this so-called healthy food, particularly in organic yogurts.

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Sep 19, 2018

3D Gun Printing Company Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault Of A Minor
Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.

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Sep 19, 2018

After The Rains, Casualties Mount Amid Florence's Still-Rising Floodwaters
In South Carolina, two women being taken for mental health care died when the van they were being transported in met high waters. Sunny skies have returned, but flooding problems are just beginning.

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Sep 19, 2018

Indicted Congressman Reverses Course, Says He Will Campaign For Re-Election
Rep. Chris Collins was indicted on insider trading charges in August and suspended his campaign. Now he's running again, saying "the stakes are too high" to allow a Democrat to win.

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Sep 19, 2018

A Music Industry Peace Treaty Passes Unanimously Through Congress
The Music Modernization Act, which brings laws governing music up-to-date and streamlines life for everyone involved, is just about the only thing you could expect a divided Congress to agree on.

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Sep 19, 2018

What Are The Odds? FanDuel Says It Won't Honor Huge Payouts After Error
The Denver Broncos were about to beat the Oakland Raiders — but for 18 seconds, the bookmaker FanDuel said the team was a 750-1 underdog. Some eagle-eyed fans saw a chance for a win of their own.

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Sep 19, 2018

Investigation Into Dallas Mavericks Reveals Sexual Misconduct Over 20 Years
Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks.

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Sep 19, 2018

India Makes Instant Divorce A Criminal Offense
Muslim men could terminate their marriages by repeating "talaq," Arabic for "divorce," three times. The practice continued despite a Supreme Court rule outlawing it.

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Sep 19, 2018

DNA Tests Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers
The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns.

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Sep 19, 2018

DNA Test Helps Conservationists Track Down Ivory Smugglers
The cartels that run the ivory trade try to cover their tracks — among other things, they smuggle tusks from the same elephant separately. But DNA testing can help find patterns.

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Sep 19, 2018

Experts Are Underwhelmed By North Korea's Promise To Dismantle Missile Site
North Korea had already promised to dismantle part of the site. Now, with fanfare, it's offering to let the world watch — which analysts say is not that much of a step forward.

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Sep 19, 2018

Doctor, Girlfriend Accused Of Drugging And Raping 2 Women, And Maybe Hundreds More
Grant Robichaux, 38, is an orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a Bravo reality show in 2014. Prosecutors say videos found on his phone show the assaults of many women too intoxicated to consent.

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Sep 19, 2018

Doctor, Girlfriend Charged With Drugging, Raping Women; Hundreds Of Victims Possible
Grant Robicheaux, 38, is an orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a 2014 reality TV show. Prosecutors say videos found on his phone show the apparent assaults of many women too intoxicated to consent.

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Sep 19, 2018

Doctor, Girlfriend Charged With Drugging, Raping Women; Possibly Hundreds Of Victims
Grant Robicheaux, 38, is an orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a 2014 reality TV show. Prosecutors say videos found on his phone show the apparent assaults of many women too intoxicated to consent.

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Sep 19, 2018

Manafort's Guilty Plea Details His Entanglement With Russian-Backed Oligarchs
New York Times reporter Ken Vogel says that Paul Manafort engaged in illegal lobbying to burnish the image of Viktor Yanukovych, the authoritarian president of Ukraine.

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Sep 19, 2018

Myth And Reality About Hurricane Risks For Expectant Mothers
Research suggests that floods and other environmental disasters can raise the risk for spontaneous miscarriages, preterm births and low-birth-weight infants. Doctors say it pays to be prepared.

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Sep 19, 2018

Do IVF And Other Infertility Tech Lead To Health Risks For The Baby? Maybe
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.

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Sep 19, 2018

Former Pakistani Prime Minister Released From Prison 2 Months Into 10-Year Sentence
Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to prison after a corruption scandal. Now he, his daughter and his son-in-law are out on bail after a high court suspended their sentences, as they appeal their cases.

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Sep 19, 2018

Trump Says He Wants To Hear From Kavanaugh's Accuser
The President told reporters "we'll have to make a decision" if Christine Blasey Ford "makes a credible showing."

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Sep 19, 2018

Trump Again Slams Jeff Sessions: 'I Don't Have An Attorney General'
In an interview on Tuesday, President Trump said his frustration with Jeff Sessions goes beyond his recusal from the Russia investigation: "I'm not happy with numerous things."

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Sep 19, 2018

Trump Travels To Flood-Soaked North Carolina
As Trump visits North Carolina, residents hit hard by the storm will be looking to the federal government to "act now" to help with recovery and rebuilding.

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Sep 19, 2018

Trump Travels To The Flood-Soaked Carolinas
"People don't realize how a very difficult phase is beginning today, with the beautiful sunshine," Trump said Wednesday. "We'll have it all taken care of."

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Sep 19, 2018

'We'll Have It All Taken Care Of': Trump Promises Support To Flood-Soaked Carolinas
Trump called Florence "one of the most powerful and devastating storms ever to hit our country" and promised federal support for disaster relief. "There will be nothing left undone," he said.

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Sep 19, 2018

'Humbled To Ask For Help' — Low-Income Communities Struggle To Recover After A Wildfire
It is early in the fire season, but nearly 1,400 homes have been destroyed in California wildfires. For low income people, without insurance or savings, it is especially difficult to recover.

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Sep 19, 2018

Tougher Laws On Pipeline Protests Face Test In Louisiana
A number of states are making it harder to protest the construction of oil and gas pipelines. Recent felony arrests in Louisiana could be a test case for these tougher new laws.

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Sep 19, 2018

Maria Butina, Accused Of Being Russian Agent, Has Long History Of Urging Protest
Butina's friends and contacts describe a driven young woman whose ardent support for gun rights brought her across the world and eventually into the center of the Russia investigation.

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Sep 19, 2018

As A D.C. Public Housing Complex Faces Redevelopment, One Teenager Reflects
Eighteen-year-old Dasani Watkins and her family moved out of Barry Farm in May 2018. She talks about her time there, as the community prepares for redevelopment.

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Sep 19, 2018

County Jails Struggle To Treat Mentally Ill Inmates
Getting mental health treatment to inmates who need it requires money and unprecedented collaboration between state and county departments of criminal justice and social services. Is it working?

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Sep 19, 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says He Will Visit Seoul
During a third summit between Kim Jong Un and South Korea's Moon Jae-in, Pyongyang also agrees to dismantle missile and nuclear weapons sites if the U.S. takes "corresponding" measures.

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Sep 18, 2018

Lawsuit Filed Against Gas Company After Massachusetts Fires And Explosions
The suit alleges "antiquated" gas lines of Columbia Gas and its parent company, NiSource, caused the over-pressurization of the system leading to the disaster in three towns.

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Sep 18, 2018

Tesla Is Under Investigation By The Justice Department
Tesla says it handed over documents after CEO Elon Musk announced he would take Tesla private. Investigators might scrutinize the company's accounting practices and whether investors were misled.

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Sep 18, 2018

Trump Administration Eases Regulation Of Methane Leaks On Public Lands
The proposal to reduce limits on methane emissions from oil and gas operations on public land is the latest move to roll back Obama-era climate regulations.

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Sep 18, 2018

Former Writer Saw Bert And Ernie As 'Loving Couple'; Sesame Workshop Disagrees
Mark Saltzman revived a longtime debate saying, yes, the beloved puppet pair were gay. Their producers and creators were quick to deny the claim.

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Sep 18, 2018

Former Writer Saw Bert And Ernie As 'Loving Couple,' Sesame Workshop Disagrees
Mark Saltzman revived a longtime debate saying, yes, the beloved puppet pair were gay. Their producers and creators were quick to deny the claim.

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Sep 18, 2018

Hearing With Kavanaugh And Accuser Alleging Sexual Assault In Turmoil
The Senate Judiciary committee plans to hold a hearing on Christine Blasey Ford's claim that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her in the 1980s - even without her testimony.

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Sep 18, 2018

Kavanaugh Accuser: FBI Investigation Would Be A 'First Step' In Addressing Allegation
Attorney's for Christine Blasey Ford said in a letter Tuesday evening that an investigation was necessary before the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing or made any decisions.

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Sep 18, 2018

Republicans Reject Kavanaugh Accuser's Request To Delay Hearing For FBI Investigation
Attorneys for Christine Blasey Ford said that an investigation was necessary before the committee held a hearing or made a decision. But the panel's chairman is moving forward with Monday's hearing.

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Sep 18, 2018

How To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Florence
In the aftermath of Florence, officials are encouraging people to volunteer and donate. Here's a guide on how to do that.

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Sep 18, 2018

Facebook Allowed Employers To Exclude Women From Job Ads, ACLU Says
The complaint, filed Tuesday, says 10 businesses prevented women from receiving employment opportunities on the website. It also accused Facebook of excluding women in its own company.

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Sep 18, 2018

Supreme Court Orders Disclosure for Dark Money, As New Report Unveils Some Donors
Groups such as the NRA and Chamber of Commerce must disclose who paid for campaign ads they run this fall. A new report says such groups pumped about $600 million into elections between 2010 and 2016.

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Sep 18, 2018

Woman Rides Bicycle To 183.9 MPH — A New World Record
Denise Mueller-Korenek, 45, has become the fastest human ever to ride a bicycle over open ground, racing in the draft provided by a dragster.

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Sep 18, 2018

Floodwaters Rise In Carolinas, Taking Lives And Prompting Environmental Concerns
The storm is blamed for 34 deaths in three states. More than 10,000 people in North Carolina are living in shelters, and thousands of people have been rescued from their homes.

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