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2 Years Later, Garment Factory Collapse Has Sparked Little Change

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 6:59am

Bangladesh's Rana Plaza tragedy, which killed more than a thousand workers, was a wake-up call that working conditions must improve. Efforts are are being made, but the industry has a long way to go.

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Native American Actors Walk Off The Set Of Adam Sandler Comedy

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 6:37am

The movie is the The Ridiculous Six, an apparent spoof of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. The Native American actors say the movie's script insults native women, elders and Apaches.

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To Weather Criticism, It Helps To Think Of The Big Picture

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 6:28am

Negative feedback is supposed to be good for us, but it sure doesn't feel so good. Shifting the context by thinking more broadly helps blunt the sting, a study found. So does embracing change.

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Comcast Calls Off Merger With Time Warner

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 6:09am

Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Yuki Noguchi.

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Alleged Skipper Of Migrant Boat Appears In Italian Court

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 5:56am

The 27-year-old man faces homicide and human trafficking charges. He says he was only a passenger, but survivors from the disaster that killed at least 700 are likely to testify that he was captain.

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Uncomfortable Conversations: Talking About Race In The Classroom

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 5:28am

H. Richard Milner's new book helps educators understand how to incorporate talk of race, class and inequality into their classroom lessons.

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Comcast Cuts The Cord On Deal With Time Warner Cable

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 5:22am

The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.

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More Than A Dozen Hurt After High School Stage Collapses In Indiana

NPR Top Stories - April 24, 2015 - 4:55am

Students sustained minor injuries in the collapse during the musical finale of a stage show in suburban Indianapolis.

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