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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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Feb 22, 2018

Take A Peek Inside The Market For Stolen Usernames And Passwords
Our usernames and passwords, to all kinds of websites, are for sale on the dark web. Some, like bank account passwords, are obviously valuable. But hackers can extract money from this information in all kinds of creative ways.

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Feb 22, 2018

U.N. Security Council Still Debating Resolution Calling For A Truce In Syria
The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres says that 400,000 Syrians are living in hell on earth in a suburb of Damascus. But what will the U.N. Security Council do about it?

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Feb 22, 2018

How San Francisco's Sheriff Is Helping Undocumented Immigrants Find Lawyers
San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy is required by state law to tell undocumented immigrants arrested by her deputies when Immigration and Customs Enforcement is looking for them. Her office also helps the immigrants find lawyers.

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Feb 22, 2018

How 1 Texas Sheriff Is Partnering With ICE On The Issue Of Undocumented Immigrants
A sheriff on the coastal bend of Texas is a gung-ho partner of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Jackson County Sheriff Andy Louderback calls his county non-sanctuary. He contacts ICE whenever he has an undocumented immigrant in custody, and thinks every jail administrator in the country should.

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Feb 22, 2018

Parent Of Child Killed In Sandy Hook Shooting Aims To Help Parents In Parkland, Fla.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Nicole Hockley, who lost her son Dylan during the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, about offering support to parents who lost a child in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Fla. She went to Florida to help parents there, and went with them to the White House to meet with President Trump.

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Feb 22, 2018

'It's Not Just A Story. It's Our Lives': Student Journalists In Parkland
"We're using the Eagle Eye right now to show what the students are really feeling and what the students are saying," says Christy Ma, a student journalist at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Feb 22, 2018

President Trump Continues To Raise Ideas On How To Protect Against School Shootings
The White House has held two days of listening sessions with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and state and local officials focused on firearms and school safety.

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Feb 22, 2018

U.S. Allies Could Be Affected By Trump Administration's Proposed Tariffs
The Trump administration's threat to impose stringent tariffs on steel from China could also seriously affect imports from close U.S. allies such as Canada.

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Feb 22, 2018

'Shape Of Water' Creators Sued Over Plagiarism Claims As Oscars Approach
The suit alleges the best-picture nominee lifted its story, characters and even several snippets of dialogue from Paul Zindel's 1969 play Let Me Hear You Whisper.

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Feb 22, 2018

Does A Larger Role For Midwives Mean Better Care?
States that give midwives a greater role in patient care achieve better results on key measures of maternal and neonatal health, according to a new study.

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Feb 22, 2018

Widespread Flooding Brings Misery To Midwest
Officials attributed at least two deaths to the flooding, which has reached historic levels in some areas.

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Feb 22, 2018

Cave Art May Have Been Handiwork Of Neanderthals
Scientists say some of the earliest cave art found in Europe was done before humans arrived; thus, Neanderthal art, suggesting that our "brutish" cousins were capable of symbolic thinking.

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Feb 22, 2018

How A Russian Troll Factory Waged An Aggressive Campaign To Disrupt The U.S. Election
New York Times reporter Scott Shane discusses special counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of 13 Russians who allegedly participated in a complex social media operation to undermine the 2016 election.

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Feb 22, 2018

SpaceX Completes Successful Launch, Narrowly Misses Catching $6 Million Nose Cone
As part of his "rocket reusability" ethos, Elon Musk had hoped to use a giant net on a boat to catch the rocket's protective covering. It turns out it's hard to catch stuff falling from space.

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Feb 22, 2018

Synergy Between Nurses And Automation Could Be Key To Finding Sepsis Early
A bedside computer loaded with software that tracks vital signs in the ICU can pick up early warning patterns, specialists say. But it takes a human care provider to sort the signal from the noise.

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Feb 22, 2018

FCC's Repeal Of Net Neutrality On Track To Go Into Effect In April
The FCC has formally published the order to undo net neutrality rules, starting the two-month countdown to the repeal going into effect. State attorneys general, advocacy groups are filing lawsuits.

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Feb 22, 2018

The Miracle Of Cataract Surgery: The Blind Can See Again
Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness globally. But a quick surgery and a $4 plastic lens can restore sight. A group from Vermont is offering free surgery in Africa and Asia.

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Feb 22, 2018

NRA Leader Warns Conservatives Of 'Socialist Wave' In Wake Of Shooting
NRA executive Wayne LaPierre gave a defiant speech about "elites" taking advantage of last week's Florida shooting to foster socialism at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.

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Feb 22, 2018

U.S. Men Win A Shocker On The Sheet, Will Play For Gold In Olympics Curling Final
It wasn't exactly supposed to happen this way. But the U.S. men's curling team surged late against traditional powerhouse Canada, and brought home a historic victory. Sweden awaits in the final.

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Feb 22, 2018

Community And Vegetables Grow Side-By-Side In Syrian Refugee Camp Gardens
Some Syrians have found that the difficult work of growing fruits and vegetables in refugee camps brings a sense of home, peace, and of course, adds fresh food to the community.

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Feb 22, 2018

Russian Police Briefly Detain Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny — Again
Navalny says he faces jail time for organizing illegal protests. It's not the first arrest this year for the Kremlin critic, who has been barred from running in this year's presidential election.

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Feb 22, 2018

Russian Curler Stripped Of Olympic Bronze After He's Found Guilty Of Doping
Aleksandr Krushelnitckii and his wife have given up their mixed doubles medal after he tested positive for a banned drug. It's unwelcome news for a Russian delegation already embroiled in scandal.

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Feb 22, 2018

What Decades Of Covering School Shootings Has Taught Me
Each horrific school shooting offers painful lessons but few, if any, answers.

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Feb 22, 2018

Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail
Israel's plan to force African migrant men to choose between voluntarily leaving — with a $3,500 stipend — or be deported or jailed has sparked a backlash.

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Feb 22, 2018

A Top Ford Executive Leaves After 'Inappropriate Behavior'
North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

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Feb 22, 2018

Ford Names Successor After Ousting Executive For 'Inappropriate Behavior'
North America President Raj Nair is leaving the company effective immediately, according to a corporate statement — it didn't specify what led to his departure. A replacement has not yet been named.

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Feb 22, 2018

One Year In, DNC Turnaround Has A Long Way To Go
It's been one year since Tom Perez took charge of the Democratic National Committee. The party is still struggling, despite high hopes for November's midterms.

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Feb 22, 2018

As Washington Gears Up To Tackle Foreign Influence, How Effective Can It Be?
Leaders in Congress and elsewhere in D.C., including top DOJ officials, want to start taking concrete steps to defend the 2018 elections from another foreign attack. But it's a big, broad challenge.

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Feb 22, 2018

Installation Progresses On Bezos-Backed 10,000-Year Clock
A 500-foot-tall clock is being constructed inside a mountain in West Texas on property owned by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. It is the brain child of inventor Danny Hillis.

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Feb 22, 2018

Threats Against Schools Increase Since Florida Shooting
Educators School Safety Network says it has recorded about 50 threats a day on average since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, compared with about 10 a day on average.

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Feb 22, 2018

At CNN Town Hall, Sen. Marco Rubio Declines To Say He Won't Take NRA Money
One week after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., a CNN town hall brought together political leaders and community members for a discussion.

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Feb 22, 2018

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio Softens On Gun Restrictions
At a CNN town hall, the Republican senator said he would support raising the age limit for those wanting to purchase AR-15 style rifles and is "reconsidering" his position on high-capacity magazines.

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Feb 22, 2018

Hand Grenade Thrown At U.S. Embassy In Montenegro, Attacker Killed
An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the compound in Podgorica before reportedly killing himself with another explosive. U.S. citizens are being asked to avoid the area until further notice.

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Feb 22, 2018

Hand Grenade Thrown At U.S. Embassy In Montenegro; Attacker Killed
An unidentified man threw a hand grenade at the compound in Podgorica before reportedly killing himself with another explosive. U.S. citizens are being asked to avoid the area until further notice.

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Feb 21, 2018

Nigerian Military Rescues 76 Schoolgirls After Alleged Boko Haram Attack
Days after the boarding school students fled an armed raid by the Islamist militant group, officials say they've ensured the safe return of most. But it's unclear how many are still missing.

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Feb 21, 2018

Ann Curry On Journalism, Her PBS Series And Working On The 'Today' Show
Curry shares the inspiration for her new series, We'll Meet Again, and reflects on the "verbal sexual harassment" she and others experienced at NBC's morning show.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shootout Thriller
The American women won for the first time in 20 years, after tying the score late and forcing overtime against their archrival, Canada. Then it went to a penalty shootout.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold, Beating Canada In Penalty-Shot Thriller
The American women won after tying the score late in the third period, forcing overtime against their archrival Canada — who had won four straight gold medals.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Trails Canada 2-1 In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Leads Canada 1-0 In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Faces Canada In Gold Medal Final
The American women won the very first Olympic hockey tournament, in 1998. But that was 20 years ago — Canada has won all of them since then.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Women's Hockey Team Goes To Overtime With Canada: 2-2 In Gold Medal Final
The American women tied the score late in the third period, forcing overtime against their archrival Canada — who have won four straight gold medals.

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Feb 21, 2018

Florida Shooting Survivor Weighs In On Meeting With President Trump
Parents and survivors connected to the school shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Sandy Hook and Columbine, met with President Trump at the White House Wednesday to advocate for better protections for the nation's students.

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Feb 21, 2018

Trump Backs Arming Teachers During Emotional White House Listening Session
A week after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school, President Trump hosted survivors, parents and teachers from that and other recent school shooting tragedies.

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Feb 21, 2018

Parents And Students Express Frustration During School Safety Meeting With Trump
One week after 17 people were shot and killed at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students and parents sat down with President Trump to discuss school safety and gun control.

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Feb 21, 2018

A New Survey Finds Eighty Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

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Feb 21, 2018

A New Survey Finds 81 Percent Of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment
A nationwide survey found that most women have experienced some form of sexual harassment, many since their teenage years. The results illustrate why the #MeToo movement was so successful.

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Feb 21, 2018

Supreme Court Gets Moving, Issuing As Many Decisions In One Day As It Has In 5 Months
The high court put out rulings on everything from guns and whistleblower protections to plea deals and the damages someone could seek for a terrorist attack.

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Feb 21, 2018

From Bellingham to Tallahassee Students 'Walk Out' Demanding Gun Reform
Students grappling with fear and frustration after last week's fatal school shooting staged peaceful protests mourning for victims and urging a ban on assault rifles.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.S. Biathlon Team Speaks Out For Gun Control
The sport's athletes must ski across the course, then calm their breathing and use rifles to fire at a target. For biathletes, the fact that their sport involves firearms isn't always comfortable.

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Feb 21, 2018

After Long Drought, Has U.S. Olympic Long Track Speedskating Turned A Corner?
On Wednesday, U.S. long track skaters won bronze in the women's team pursuit event — the first Olympic medal since 2010. Here's a look at what it's like for U.S. athletes to compete in this sport.

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Feb 21, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. Is Impressed By The 'Smile On A Face' Of India's Poor
India's poor, however, do not always have reason to smile.

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Feb 21, 2018

Famous Evangelist, 'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99
Billy Graham, the most famous American evangelist of the 20th century, has died. He preached during a time when the U.S. was less polarized politically and culturally, and he was known as "America's Pastor." Largely silenced by illness in his final years, Graham was somewhat eclipsed by his son Franklin, who took his father's ministry in a far more conservative direction.

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Feb 21, 2018

After Florida Shooting, Trump Meets With Students and Teachers
President Trump held a meeting today with students and teachers affected by last week's school shooting in Florida, as well as other prominent massacres.

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Feb 21, 2018

Kurds Asking For Help From Syrian Forces To Repel Turkish Attacks In Syrian War
The Syrian war has taken a new twist as Kurds have asked for help from Syrian forces to repel Turkish attacks. It's an area where the U.S., Iran and Russia are already on the ground backing various sides.

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Feb 21, 2018

U.N. Calling For Ceasefire After Hundreds Of Civilians Killed In Damascus Suburb
A Syrian government offensive against a rebel-held suburb of Damascus has killed hundreds of civilians. The United Nations and humanitarian groups are urgently calling for a ceasefire to little effect so far.

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Feb 21, 2018

Tanzania's Biggest City Finds Success With Region's First Bus Rapid Transit System
Dar es Salaam is the only East African city with a bus rapid transit system. It is a model for so many African cities that are growing at an intense pace, but don't have the kind of money they need to build more expensive infrastructure.

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