Dana Farrington

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Admits To Sexual Abuse

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to structuring cash withdrawals used to mask allegations that he abused students when he was a teacher and wrestling coach.

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India Will Require 'Panic Button' On Cellphones To Report Assault

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

By 2017, all new mobile phones will have to be able to send out a distress call. It is part of an initiative to centralize India's emergency response system — and to address violence against women.

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Amazon Extends Same-Day Delivery To Previously Excluded Boston Area

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Mayor Marty Walsh was among those who called out the online retailer for not offering the service in a centrally located, predominantly black community.

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'Dentist Of Horror' Gets 8 Years For Harming Patients In France

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Jacobus Van Nierop performed "useless and painful procedures" on more than 100 people in a rural French town, the prosecutor argued. He won't be practicing dentistry again.

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Ahead Of Sentencing, Ex-Speaker Dennis Hastert Is Sued Over Hush Money

Monday, April 25, 2016

A man who says he was sexually abused by Hastert as a teenager is seeking the rest of the $3.5 million Hastert allegedly promised. Hastert faces sentencing this week for crimes related to the cash.

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Petition Calls For Boycott Of Target's 'Inclusive' Bathroom Policy

Monday, April 25, 2016

After Target said employees and customers should use the "facility that corresponds with their gender identity," the American Family Association argued the policy was unsafe for women and kids.

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Topical Estrogen May Help With Side Effects After Breast Cancer

Monday, February 22, 2016

The nation's gynecologists say that breast cancer survivors should have the option of using topical estrogen to relieve symptoms such as painful sex and urinary tract infections.

Women with estrogen-dependent breast cancer are generally told to avoid the hormone because it can fuel recurrence. But topical vaginal estrogen doesn't ...

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Sometimes It's OK To Feel The Feels, Sweetheart

Friday, February 12, 2016

Tell her how you really feel: Dr. Julie Holland is asking women to embrace their inner "moody bitches."

Let me back up.

The Manhattan-based psychiatrist has noticed a shift in her female patients. Twenty years ago, when Holland started her practice, she says, patients came to her because they were ...

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Check Out This Weekend

Saturday, January 09, 2016

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From senior editor for engagement Wright ...

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PHOTOS: Scenes From San Bernardino, Calif.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

At least 14 people are dead and 17 wounded after a shooting Wednesday morning in San Bernardino, Calif.

The violent day ended with a police chase and shootout and the deaths of two suspects: Syed Farook, 28, and Tashfeen Malik, 27, who were responsible for the attack at the Inland ...

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Photos: Friday Night's Attacks In Paris

Saturday, November 14, 2015

A series of shootings and explosions horrified Paris on Friday night. With six attacks, more than 120 people are dead, Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday. (Follow the Two-Way blog for the latest news.)

Key locations of violence include restaurants, a concert hall and a soccer stadium just outside ...

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After Earthquake In Afghanistan, A Complicated Rescue Mission

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

More than 300 people are dead the day after an earthquake hit Afghanistan and shook surrounding countries. At least 2,000 people are injured, NPR's Philip Reeves reports on Morning Edition.

"This is a very remote landscape," Reeves notes, "and it can take a long time before you find out exactly ...

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Death Toll In Powerful Afghan Quake Climbs Past 260

Monday, October 26, 2015

Updated at 7:24 p.m. ET

The death toll continues to climb from the massive earthquake that rocked northeast Afghanistan near its border with Pakistan. More than 260 people are confirmed dead across the region with the majority of the reported casualties in Pakistan.

The epicenter of the magnitude 7.5 earthquake ...

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Whale-Watching Boat Sinks Off British Columbia; Officials Say 5 Dead

Monday, October 26, 2015

Updated at 4:05 a.m. ET

Five people have died after a whale-watching boat sank off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, on Sunday. The British Columbia Coroners Service confirmed the death toll late Sunday night.

The boat had 27 people on board, according to the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre. ...

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Caitlyn Jenner At ESPYs: Transgender People 'Deserve Your Respect'

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Caitlyn Jenner is on a mission. Accepting the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs Wednesday night, she said she will be turning to advocating for transgender people.

"Trans people ... deserve your respect," she told the gathering of famous athletes.

In a video produced for the award ceremony, Jenner ...

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American League Wins All-Star Game, World Series Home-Field Advantage

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The American League started the 86th All-Star Game with a home run and ended with home-field advantage for the World Series — for the third year in a row. The final score at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park Tuesday night: 6-3.

AL's Mike Trout started the game with a bang, ...

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NYC Settles With Family Of Eric Garner For $5.9 Million

Monday, July 13, 2015

Updated at 11:27 p.m. ET.

The family of Eric Garner has reached a settlement with New York City over Garner's death in police custody last July, the family's attorney confirms to NPR's Hansi Lo Wang.

Attorney Jonathan Moore says the city has agreed to pay $5.9 million.

Garner died ...

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U.S. And India Announce New Ties On First Day Of Obama's Trip

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Updated at 8:25 a.m. ET

President Obama announced Sunday that the U.S. and India have made progress on civilian nuclear trade. In a joint news conference with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, Obama said the countries had agreed to more cooperation in other areas as well, including defense ...

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Demonstrators March In NYC After Mayor's Call To Suspend Protests

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Protesters against police brutality marched along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Tuesday, despite a call from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to suspend demonstrations. De Blasio asked people to wait until after the funerals of two police officers who were shot and killed over the weekend.

There have ...

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Comet Lander Sends Back Data, Settles In For A Potentially Long Nap

Friday, November 14, 2014

It's not dead yet! Mission Control has re-established contact with the Philae lander, which is perched on a comet.

"That's quite a feat," NPR's Geoff Brumfiel tells our Newscast Desk. "Philae was supposed to land on a nice flat surface where it could get plenty of solar power — but ...

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