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We've Begun To Draw The Line, But It's Tough To Define Sexual Harassment

NPR Top Stories - 1 hour 30 min ago

A landmark Supreme Court case made sexual harassment in the workplace illegal 30 years ago. In For The Record, we look at how much things have changed — or not — for women in the workplace.

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International Community Sharply Criticizes North Korea's Rocket Launch

NPR Top Stories - 1 hour 52 min ago

"Irresponsible," "senseless," "deplorable," "destabilizing," "totally unacceptable": Nations from the U.S. to Russia have denounced the launch, which violates U.N. Security Council resolutions.

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Super Bowl 50 Tightens Cybersecurity

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

This year's Super Bowl will be held in the most technologically advanced stadium in the world. FBI special agent John Lightfoot talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the threat of cyber attacks.

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South Korea, Allies Condemn North Korean Rocket Launch

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

North Korea launched a long-range rocket Saturday, defying warnings of tougher sanctions. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Seoul correspondent Elise Hu about reaction from South Korea and its allies.

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Clinton And Sanders Test New Campaign Tactics Ahead Of New Hampshire

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

Hillary Clinton is trailing Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire. The way they're campaigning in that state ahead of Tuesday's primary tells you something about how they're positioned in the race.

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TV Ad-Spending Bonanza Revs Up In New Hampshire

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

Presidential campaigns are spending tens of millions of dollars ahead of the New Hampshire primary. That's a windfall for the state's only network TV affiliate, where much of the money is being spent.

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Australia Maintains Detention Policy For Boat-Traveling Refugees

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

The Australian High Court has upheld the country's policy of sending asylum-seekers to remote offshore detention centers. Rachel Martin talks to Matt Siegel of Reuters in Australia about the decision.

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South Africans Lacking Permanent Housing Seen As Squatters

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

A post-apartheid promise that hasn't been realized was housing for all, or at least for more. Many South Africans still lack homes, with some pushed out of the temporary structures they build.

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Slow Jam Takes Los Angeles Drivers Out Of Fast Lane

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

The mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Carcetti, came up with a novel way to warn drivers of a major road closure.

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Carly Fiorina Pulled From Debate – But Still In The Race

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

Carly Fiorina was the only candidate to be excluded from Saturday's GOP debate. Rachel Martin talks with Fiorina about the debate, and her rationale for staying in the race despite her low numbers.

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Rubio And Cruz Targeted In GOP Debate

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 49 min ago

Seven Republican candidates faced off in New Hampshire Saturday night, just days ahead of that state's primary. Fireworks flew as several candidates face a make-or-break election.

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Cultural Appropriation In Pop Music — When Are Artists In The Wrong?

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 50 min ago

When Coldplay and Beyoncé released the music video for their new song, they were immediately accused of cultural appropriation. What does that mean? And how pervasive is it in the music industry?

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Day After Deadly Quake In Taiwan, Survivors Still Emerging From Rubble

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 50 min ago

More than 170 people have been saved from a collapsed high-rise building, and rescuers believe more survivors are trapped inside. At least 26 people are confirmed dead after Saturday's earthquake.

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Clinton Or Sanders? Young Democrats Weigh In

NPR Top Stories - 2 hours 52 min ago

Two young Democratic activists say their own experience — and what they know about the experience of both Clinton and Sanders — brought them to support different candidates.

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Confused About Your Student Loans? You're Not Alone

NPR Top Stories - 5 hours 12 min ago

Here are the tips, tools and calculators that can help make sense of all that debt.

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Barbershop: UofL Basketball Ban, Football Concussions And The NFL Women's Summit

NPR Top Stories - February 6, 2016 - 2:16pm

ESPN contributor Kevin Blackistone, Bloomberg View's Kavitha Davidson and The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery talk about the UofL basketball team, public opinion of the NFL, and women in sports.

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Danish Communities Integrate Refugees As Politicians Debate Limits

NPR Top Stories - February 6, 2016 - 2:16pm

As Denmark's politicians debate how many asylum seekers to let in, the country is working to better integrate the refugees already there.

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'National Review' On How Donald Trump Is Changing The Campaign

NPR Top Stories - February 6, 2016 - 2:16pm

The prominent conservative magazine National Review dedicated a whole issue to denouncing Donald Trump. Editor Rich Lowry talks about how Trump is reshaping the state of conservatism.

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Even Indie Bernie Feels the Undertow of Politics as Usual

NPR Top Stories - February 6, 2016 - 12:39pm

Sen. Bernie Sanders has honored his vow not to run negative campaign ads. But some of his ads convey a message tantamount to a subtweet — which quietly makes its point about rival Hillary Clinton.

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Backed By Russia, Syrian Troops Advance In A Major Battle For Aleppo

NPR Top Stories - February 6, 2016 - 11:06am

The Russian airstrikes have emboldened President Bashar Assad's army to press a major offensive in a crucial city. Thousands of civilians have fled and are massing at the nearby Turkish border.

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