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Fired by tweet: Elon Musk's latest actions are jeopardizing Twitter, experts say

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Firing an employee by social media, giving others an ultimatum, and battling possible bankruptcy: the latest actions by Musk are hurting business, a labor lawyer and tech PR specialist tell NPR.

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Why more people are reporting confrontations between humans and owls

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Owls in the Pacific Northwest have been displaying more territorial and sometimes aggressive behavior — a wildlife biologist speculates why this is happening.

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A piece of the wrecked 1986 Challenger space shuttle was found off Florida's coast

Friday, November 11, 2022

A documentary crew with the History Channel initially made the discovery during a dive looking for World War II-era wreckage.

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A transgender beauty influencer was put in a men's jail after her arrest in Miami

Thursday, November 10, 2022

The incarceration of trans woman Nikita Dragun in a men's jail is part of a much wider trend of transgender individuals being placed in jails and prisons that don't align with their gender identity.

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Cornell suspends frat parties after reports of drugged drinks and sexual assault

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

The suspension comes after reports of several students drugged between September and November and a sexual assault reported over the weekend.

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Why aren't more moms running for office? One group is hoping to change that

Friday, November 04, 2022

Only 5.3% of all state legislators and 7% of members of Congress are women with children under the age of 18, according to a report by a group dedicated to getting mothers elected to public office.

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U.S. court says a pageant can exclude transgender women in its competitions

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Anita Green sued Miss United States of America claiming the pageant's eligibility rules, which require contestants to be "natural born females," violate Oregon's anti-discrimination law.

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An owl twice attacked a Washington woman. A biologist says it's becoming more common

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

Such attacks have happened elsewhere in Washington state. They're more common now because of the shrinking availability of dense forests that allow the owls to be more secluded, an expert says.

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Survivors recount chaotic scene in Seoul during tragic Halloween stampede

Sunday, October 30, 2022

South Korean officials say at least 26 foreign nationals were among the more than 150 people killed in the incident in Seoul's Itaewon district. Many were young adults celebrating Halloween.

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An Arizona grandmother was arrested for giving food to the hungry. Now, she's suing

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Bullhead City, Ariz., says Norma Thornton, 78, violated a city ordinance that prohibits people from giving out cooked food in public parks without a permit.

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A reporter's memoir of her jail time gets banned in Florida prisons

Friday, October 28, 2022

Keri Blakinger, a reporter with The Marshall Project, received word this week that the Florida state prison system placed her book, Corrections in Ink, on a temporary ban.

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Where the #MeToo movement stands, 5 years after Weinstein allegations came to light

Friday, October 28, 2022

#MeToo helped launch a wider examination of society's treatment of women in everyday life, at the workplace, and in Hollywood. But there remain institutional problems resistant to change.

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Trans inmates need access to gender-affirming care. Often they have to sue to get it

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Lawyers and health experts, as well as incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, say getting gender-affirming care in prison often comes only after threats of lawsuits or a full legal fight.

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A New Jersey teacher accused of pulling a student's hijab sues an Olympic fencer

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

A girl reported to her mother in October 2021 that her teacher had yanked her hijab from her head while at school. The teacher says the Olympian's social media post ruined her reputation and career.

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A pair of Levi's that sold for $76K reflects anti-Chinese sentiment of 19th century

Friday, October 14, 2022

A pocket on the 1880s-era pair of jeans says, "The only kind made by white labor."

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Los Angeles Councilwoman Nury Martinez resigns following her leaked racist remarks

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The resignation comes hours after protesters disrupted a scheduled Wednesday city council meeting inside Los Angeles City Hall.

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Illyanna Maisonet's new cookbook reflects the diversity of the Puerto Rican diaspora

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Her book, out Oct. 18, is a memoir, cookbook and retelling of Puerto Rican history. It's also a testament to her life's work of documenting and preserving the food of the Puerto Rican diaspora.

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Harvey Weinstein faces his next criminal trial in Los Angeles this week

Monday, October 10, 2022

Weinstein, a former Hollywood producer, is already serving his 23 year prison sentence doled out by a New York criminal court two years ago.

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Jan. 6 detainees say a D.C. jail is so awful that they'd like a transfer to Guantanamo

Friday, October 07, 2022

A letter signed by 34 people held on charges related to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol complains of inhumane conditions behind bars, including mold, abusive guards, bad food and filthy laundry.

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Barnard College will offer abortion pills for students

Friday, October 07, 2022

The move is a direct response to the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade. Though Barnard is in New York, where abortion access hasn't been restricted, the college wants to be prepared.

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