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Dana Farrington

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N.D. Governor Issues Evacuation Order For Pipeline Protest Area

Monday, November 28, 2016

Gov. Jack Dalrymple cited "harsh weather" in his order, noting that "emergency services probably will not be available under current winter conditions." Protesters have been camped out for months.

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Stories In Stitches: Lessons From Political Convention Fashion

Friday, July 29, 2016

Tried-and-true red, white and blue stood out these last two weeks of political convergence. Here are some looks that also tell a story about the parties and the people who sported them.

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Michelle Obama: I Want A President 'Who Is Worthy Of My Girls' Promise'

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

At the Democratic convention, the first lady said the election is about making a better future for the children. Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility," she said.

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Ivanka Trump Reaches Out To Women, Urges Support For Them In Workforce

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The entrepreneur praised her father's business sense and his commitment to women and working mothers. "My father values talent. He is colorblind and gender neutral," she said.

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#NPRreads: Finding A Point Of View

Saturday, July 02, 2016

From a profile of Samantha Bee to the views of Chelsea Manning on the military's new transgender rules, these stories are about how we see the world.

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Outcry Follows Gang Rape In Brazil, Raising Alarms About Sexual Violence

Friday, May 27, 2016

Police say they are investigating the possible rape of a 16-year-old girl by at least 30 men — and an online video. Activists are calling attention to violence against women in the country.

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Kansas Supreme Court Rejects Lawmakers' Bid To Fix Education Funding

Friday, May 27, 2016

The Legislature has until June 30 to resolve an "inequitable and unconstitutional" funding structure, the court says, or else schools will have to close.

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Dr. Heimlich Uses His Maneuver At Retirement Home, Saves 87-Year-Old Woman

Friday, May 27, 2016

The residents' dinner became quite an event. Henry Heimlich, 96, is famous for inventing a technique to help people who are choking.

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'Near-Normal' Atlantic Hurricane Forecast Could Mean More Storms

Friday, May 27, 2016

The past three hurricane seasons have been considered below normal, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says. This season, NOAA predicts about four to eight hurricanes in the Atlantic.

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New England, Back Away From The Seal Pups

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Please do not take selfies with the animals, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration asks. It's pupping season, so there may be a tempting number of seals about this weekend.

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Another Year, Another Impasse As 2 Win Scripps National Spelling Bee

Thursday, May 26, 2016

The spellers made it through 25 championship rounds to be named co-winners. Nihar Saireddy Janga was among the youngest in the finals; Jairam Jagadeesh Hathwar follows his brother, a 2014 co-champ.

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More Than A Dozen Rescued From Kentucky Cave

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Floodwaters trapped the cavers on Thursday. Four managed to escape, and then 19 more finally made it out in the evening.

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In Louisiana, It's Now A Hate Crime To Target Police Officers

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Those convicted of targeting law enforcement and emergency crews can now face stricter penalties. "The overarching message is that hate crimes will not be tolerated in Louisiana," the governor said.

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Baylor Removes Ken Starr As President Over University's Response To Sex Assault Cases

Thursday, May 26, 2016

An independent review found that the university failed to adequately handle reports of harassment and assault and, in some cases, actively discouraged students from coming forward.

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Swiss School Board Upholds Handshake Policy, Despite Religious Objections

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Two Muslim boys had refused to shake hands with their female teachers. The educational body in their area says schools can insist on the custom — and can fine parents if students don't comply.

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6-Year-Old May Be Out Of Spelling Bee, But This Kid Is A Winner

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Akash Vukoti was the youngest contestant in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee. He didn't go all the way this time, but we've got our eye on him.

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Nearly A Dozen States Sue U.S. Government Over Transgender Policies

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Obama administration has argued that gender identity is protected under federal law. The states say the government is overreaching.

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Louisiana Poised To Expand Hate-Crime Law To Protect Police

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to sign the legislation, supported by so-called Blue Lives Matter advocates, which would allow additional penalties against people who target first responders.

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Justice Department To Seek Death Penalty For S.C. Church Shooting Suspect

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Dylann Roof faces federal as well as state charges for the fatal shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston in June 2015.

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NFL Awards Super Bowls To Atlanta, South Florida And Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The sites will host the championship in 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. All three will have new or newly renovated stadiums for the games.

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