Camila Domonoske

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Gulf Between Richest And Poorest Is Wider Than Previously Thought, Oxfam Says

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Last year, Oxfam said the world's richest 62 people had as much money as the poorest 3.6 billion. Turns out those numbers were wrong: The richest nine people had as much wealth as half the planet.

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Putin Accuses Obama Administration Of Trying To Undermine Trump's Legitimacy

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that President-elect Donald Trump won a "convincing victory."

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China's Xi Jinping Defends Globalization In First-Ever Speech At World Economic Forum

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

"No one will emerge as a winner in a trade war," the Chinese president said in Davos, Switzerland. He responded to statements by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, without mentioning his name.

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Search For Missing Flight MH370 Suspended After Almost 3 Years

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

In March 2014, the flight vanished from radar with 239 people on board. Search crews have examined more than 45,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, to no avail.

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What Brings Joy To Your Life? Here's One More Chance To Sell Us On It

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Last month, we asked listeners to write noncommercial ads for the things money can't buy. The responses have been as diverse as they are delightful. But Sunday is the last day to submit your own.

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Shots In The Back, Children Tasered: DOJ Details Excessive Force By Chicago Police

Friday, January 13, 2017

An investigation by the Justice Department found that Chicago police are poorly trained in use of force, can easily collude to conceal acts of brutality and are rarely punished for violations.

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In China, State Media Blast Tillerson's Comments On South China Sea Islands

Friday, January 13, 2017

Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of state, said this week China would not "be allowed" to access islands in the South China Sea. China's official response has been muted. The press, less so.

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Hungarian Camerawoman Caught Kicking Migrants Is Sentenced To Probation

Friday, January 13, 2017

A judge said Petra Laszlo's actions "ran counter to social norms." Laszlo was convicted of disorderly conduct and sentenced to three years of probation; she plans to appeal.

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Syria Says Israel Attacked Military Airport, Warns Of 'Repercussions'

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Syrian government says Israel also attacked the airport, west of Damascus, in December. The Israeli military has declined to comment.

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Ex-Spy Who Reportedly Assembled Trump Dossier Appears To Be In Hiding

Thursday, January 12, 2017

The dossier lists unverified allegations about Donald Trump, claiming Russia has evidence as blackmail material. News outlets have identified former MI6 officer Christopher Steele as the author.

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Baltimore, DOJ Reach Agreement On Consent Decree For Baltimore Police

Thursday, January 12, 2017

In 2016, the Justice Department issued a scathing report on the discriminatory policing practices in Baltimore. The court-enforceable decree calls for an independent monitor to observe the department.

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In Majority Catholic Philippines, Duterte Orders Better Access To Birth Control

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A law in the Philippines mandates universal access to contraception, but the Supreme Court and the Catholic Church have fought its implementation. President Rodrigo Duterte is pushing back.

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Police Say High-Profile Fatalities, Protests Have Made Their Jobs Harder

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Pew surveyed nearly 8,000 officers. Among other things, the group asked about recent killings of black civilians by police and the protests that followed. Officers said they now feel less safe.

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Trump Announces David Shulkin As Pick For Secretary Of Veterans Affairs

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Shulkin is the VA's undersecretary for health, a position he was nominated for by President Obama. He would be the first nonveteran to head the VA.

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China Sends Aircraft Carrier Into Taiwan Strait, A Provocative Move

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

China's only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, was seen in the center of the strait between the mainland and the self-governing island. China says the vessel was returning from a weapons drill.

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Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

As an activist, Clare Hollingworth saved thousands of refugees from Hitler's forces. Then, a few days into her career as a reporter, she uncovered the scoop of a lifetime: Germany was invading Poland.

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In California And Nevada, A Brief Respite Between Powerful Storms

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A major storm just left the region early Monday; another is due to sweep through starting Tuesday. Emergency crews have taken this chance to rescue people stranded by the first storm.

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Confirmation Hearing For Betsy DeVos, Trump's Education Pick, Delayed A Week

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Democrats recently raised objections about the wealthy philanthropist's incomplete financial disclosure paperwork. The announcement of the delay didn't mention any of those concerns.

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State Department Apologizes For Decades Of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Monday, January 09, 2017

Around the time of the "Red Scare," the "Lavender Scare" pushed gay people out of government service. Secretary of State John Kerry has now apologized for "the practices of the past."

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Iconic Sequoia 'Tunnel Tree' Brought Down By California Storm

Monday, January 09, 2017

The Pioneer Cabin Tree in Calaveras Big Trees State Park was one of California's few remaining tunneled-through sequoias. It was hollowed out more than a century ago.

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