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NPR News: Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point

Gang Rape Of Aid Workers In South Sudan Is A Turning Point
The country faces one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world. But the brutal rape has left aid agencies wondering whether to pull out their foreign staff.

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NPR News: John Lennon's Deportation Fight Paved Way To Obama's Deferred Action Policy

John Lennon’s Deportation Fight Paved Way To Obama’s Deferred Action Policy
John Lennon once fought a deportation order to stay in the U.S. His lawyer uncovered documents that eventually led to a program to temporarily protect unauthorized immigrants from deportation.

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NPR News: NLRB Rules Graduate Students Are Employees With The Right To Unionize

NLRB Rules Graduate Students Are Employees With The Right To Unionize
The 3-1 decision by the National Labor Relations Board reverses a 2004 ruling and opens the door to union drives at private universities across the country.

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NPR News: Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The 'In-Your-Face Provocateur'

Trump Off Camera: The Man Behind The ‘In-Your-Face Provocateur’
Biographer Marc Fisher says that Donald Trump has lived a “strikingly solitary life given how public he is.” Fisher and his Washington Post colleague Michael Kranish are the authors of Trump Revealed.

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NPR News: Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties, Limits Bottle Sizes

Stanford Bans Hard Liquor From On-Campus Parties, Limits Bottle Sizes
The change in policy, following a high-profile sexual assault, was swiftly criticized by those who believe it focuses on the wrong issue.

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NPR News: Extinct 'Micro Lion' Is Named For Sir David Attenborough

Extinct ‘Micro Lion’ Is Named For Sir David Attenborough
Microleo attenboroughi was a tiny, marsupial lion that lived some 18 million years ago. Paleontologists in Australia said they named it after the famed naturalist “for his dedication and enthusiasm.”

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NPR News: Japan Offers 'Dementia Awareness' Courses To City Workers

Japan Offers ‘Dementia Awareness’ Courses To City Workers
Japan expects 7 million cases of dementia among its long-lived residents by 2025. It has started training pharmacists, bankers and postal workers in how to recognize the signs and be supportive.

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