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Sam Sanders

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NLRB Denies Northwestern University Football Players' Bid To Unionize

Monday, August 17, 2015

Last year, a regional National Labor Relations Board director ruled that football players at the school could form the nation's first student-athlete union. That ruling was overturned Monday.

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Remembering Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Bond worked as a civil rights leader, legislator and activist for environmental and gay rights. Bond died Saturday at the age of 75.

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Oath Keepers Say They're Defending Ferguson; Others Say They're Not Helping

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The armed men say they are in the Missouri town to protect the people and the Constitution. But officials and demonstrators marking the death of Michael Brown say they're not welcome.

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Former President Jimmy Carter Reveals Cancer Diagnosis

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A cancer was discovered during a recent liver surgery. Carter says he will undergo treatment at Emory Healthcare in Georgia.

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The Perseid Meteor Shower Is About To Peak. Here's How To Watch

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NASA says this year's show promises to be more spectacular than usual because "there will be no moonlight to upstage the shower."

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'Little House On The Prairie' Actress Runs For Congress. Can She Win?

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Melissa Gilbert is running for a congressional seat in Michigan. She's the latest in a long line of celebrities with political aspirations.

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Google Creates New Parent Company Called Alphabet

Monday, August 10, 2015

Google will be part of the larger entity, along with businesses that co-founder Larry Page says are "far afield" of the company's Internet products. Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google.

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Netflix Still Facing Questions Over Its New Parental Leave Policy

Monday, August 10, 2015

Netflix announced it would give employees who are new parents up to a year of paid leave to care for their children. The policy shift drew praise, but also questions and critique.

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Syrian Journalist Released After Years In Prison

Monday, August 10, 2015

Mazen Darwish was arrested in February 2012 while reporting on Syrian President Bashar Assad's government crackdown on protesters.

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Frank Gifford, Sports Broadcaster And Ex-NFL Star, Dies At 84

Monday, August 10, 2015

NFL Football Hall of Famer and long-time sports broadcaster Frank Gifford died on Sunday at his Connecticut home at age 84. He was married to talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford.

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Netflix's New, Generous Parental Leave Policy Leaves Some Employees Out

Thursday, August 06, 2015

Netflix made headlines this week with the announcement. But NPR has found the policy doesn't extend to people who work at Netflix DVD distribution centers.

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A Face For STEM: Online Effort Targets Assumptions About Women In Tech

Thursday, August 06, 2015

After Isis Anchalee, was used in a recruiting ad by her tech firm, people online debated if she really was an engineer. Her defense went viral and got more women to stand up as faces of engineering.

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Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Google's already tested three of the pollution-sensor equipped cars in Denver, and is currently trying them out in the Bay Area.

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Imprisoned Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard To Be Released In November

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The former civilian Navy analyst was arrested in 1985 and received a life sentence for passing classified information to Israel. He has served nearly 30 years.

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Boy Scouts Of America End Blanket Ban On Gay Leaders

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Boy Scouts National Executive Board approved a resolution that would allow "openly gay adult leaders and employees." But local units will still be able to bar gay leaders.

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Boston's 2024 Olympic Bid Is Over

Monday, July 27, 2015

The U.S. Olympic Committee had backed Boston over bids from San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. But the mayor now says Bostonians were "rightly hesitant" to commit to the potential cost.

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California, New York And Washington, D.C., Make Moves On Minimum Wage

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The University of California system will increase hourly wages to $15, while New York is one step closer to doing the same for its fast-food workers.

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New York, University Of California Announce $15 Minimum Wage

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Minimum wage workers in New York state and at the University of California may be on the way to making what activists call "a living wage" of $15 an hour. The wage board in New York met to recommend the raise on Wednesday, the same day as the University of California's announcement that it would do the same for its employees.

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Obama And Stewart Have One Last Dance On 'The Daily Show'

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

President Obama and host Jon Stewart turned serious during their last appearance together before Stewart leaves The Daily Show next month.

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Dashcam Video Of Sandra Bland's Arrest Released

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

On Tuesday, the family of a woman found dead in a Texas jail cell after a traffic stop met privately with Waller County officials. The Texas Department of Public Safety released video of the stop.

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