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Despite His Own Blackface Scandal, Virginia AG Says Governor Has Lost Public Trust

Monday, March 04, 2019

In an interview with WAMU, Attorney General Mark Herring says Gov. Northam's "different and contradictory" account of wearing blackface "led to an erosion of public trust."

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D.C. Catholics React To McCarrick's Defrocking

Sunday, February 17, 2019

Catholics in Washington, D.C. react to news that the man who served as their archbishop, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been defrocked after being found guilty by the Vatican of sexual abuse.

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Endangered Species Observers Have Spotted The First Right Whale Calf Of The Season

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The sighting is a glimmer of hope for a species that has seen a hard few years: 19 right whales died in 2017 and 2018, and not a single North American right whale calf was seen last season.

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Computer Virus Disrupts Delivery Of 'San Diego Union-Tribune,' 'Los Angeles Times'

Saturday, December 29, 2018

"Some of the print production systems at Tribune Publishing were interfered with, causing a delay in our production schedule," spokesperson Marisa Kollias said.

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Trump Says 'Big Progress' Is Being Made On Trade Deal

Saturday, December 29, 2018

President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping spoke on the phone Saturday. The U.S. has said it will raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, if a deal is not reached by March.

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Earthquake Off Philippines Coast Hits A Region Already On High Alert

Saturday, December 29, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey says it was magnitude 7.0. No casualties have been reported. On Dec. 22, a tsunami, likely caused by the volcano Anak Krakatau, hit Indonesia and killed about 430 people.

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Argentine Radio Host Will Avoid Criminal Prosecution By Discussing Gender Issues

Monday, December 24, 2018

Angel Etchecopar, commonly known by his nickname "Baby Etchecopar," was charged with sexist discrimination. Now, he must host experts on gender — and let guests speak uninterrupted.

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Violence Against Women Act Expires Because Of Government Shutdown

Monday, December 24, 2018

Lawmakers planned to extend the law, but it expired on Friday. Payment requests from VAWA-funded programs will be delayed until the law is reauthorized, but grants already given will not be affected.

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Gunman In Yoga Studio Attack Had A Criminal History, Posted Racist And Sexist Videos

Sunday, November 04, 2018

The assailant, who killed two people and injured five others in a yoga studio in Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday, had a history of grabbing women without their consent.

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Demonstrators Gather At U.S. Capitol While Senate Confirms Kavanaugh

Saturday, October 06, 2018

The anti-Kavanaugh protesters far outnumbered his supporters. Some protesters broke through barriers that had been set up in front of the U.S. Capitol and made it as far as the main plaza and steps.

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When Asked About Pith Helmet, FLOTUS Responds: 'Focus On What I Do, Not What I Wear'

Saturday, October 06, 2018

During Melania Trump's first solo foreign trip, to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt, critics called her out on the colonial undertones expressed through her attire.

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Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo's Asia Trip Is Underway

Saturday, October 06, 2018

Pompeo met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo on Saturday. His meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is scheduled for Sunday.

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Florence, Now A Hurricane, Is One Of Many Threats To The Atlantic And Pacific

Sunday, September 09, 2018

As Hurricane Florence heads toward the southeastern U.S., Hurricane Olivia is headed towards Hawaii and a typhoon is expected to hit Guam on Monday.

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In A Break From Recent Precedent, North Korean Anniversary Parade Features No ICBMs

Sunday, September 09, 2018

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly says of Sunday's parade, "If you were trying to decipher the messaging, it was maybe an effort not to antagonize."

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First Listen: Estelle, 'Lovers Rock'

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Lovers Rock chronicles the love story of Estelle's parents through the romantic music of her forebears.

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Rihanna Is The 21st Century's Most Influential Musician

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

For much of this century's first two decades, there has been at least one Rihanna song on the pop charts. If she is not seen as taking musical risks, it's only because so many of them have paid off.

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After 17 Days And 1,000 Miles, A Mother Orca's 'Tour Of Grief' Is Over

Sunday, August 12, 2018

After carrying her calf's corpse for an unusually long time, a "remarkably frisky" Tahlequah, or J-35, as the orca's known, was seen Saturday chasing a school of salmon with fellow members of her pod.

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Hundreds Converge In D.C. To Counter Small 'Unite The Right' Rally

Sunday, August 12, 2018

A white supremacist rally took place next to the White House on Sunday, one year after the "Unite the Right" demonstration by the same organizer turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va.

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A U.S. Delegation Is In Talks With North Korea, According To The State Department

Sunday, May 27, 2018

One day after a surprise meeting between the leaders of the Koreas, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says a U.S. delegation is in talks with North Korean officials at Panmunjom.

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USS Arizona Memorial At Pearl Harbor Closes Indefinitely Due To Structural Concerns

Sunday, May 27, 2018

The memorial, which honors the 1,177 sailors and Marines on the battleship who died during the December 1941 Japanese surprise attack, has fissures on its exterior.

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