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South Carolina Gets Green Light To Impose Medicaid Work Requirements

Friday, December 13, 2019

Under the new rules, most adults who qualify for Medicaid coverage will be required to prove they work at least 80 hours a month, or are doing other activities like volunteering or hunting for a job.

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IBM Engineer Who Designed The Universal Product Code Dies At 94

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The bar code is now a packaging mainstay, but it probably wouldn't have worked without George Laurer.

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India Passes Controversial Citizenship Bill That Would Exclude Muslims

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The legislation would fast-track citizenship for scores of other immigrants living in the country.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi Denies Charges Of Genocide Against Rohingya Minority

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The International Court of Justice is considering whether to grant a provisional measure that would protect Rohingya still living in Myanmar's Rakhine state.

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Democratic Bill Aims To Block Title IX Rule Changes Pushed By Trump Administration

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The bill comes as the U.S. Department of Education is nearing the end of a lengthy rule-making process to revise rules that govern how universities that receive federal funding handle sexual assault.

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Former Top Mexican Security Official Arrested On Cocaine Trafficking Charges

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

In exchange for millions of dollars in bribes, Genaro Garcia Luna, formerly in charge of all the country's federal police, allegedly allowed the Sinaloa Cartel to operate with impunity.

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Chilean Military Plane Carrying 38 People Crashes En Route To Antarctica

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The Chilean air force says it hasn't been able to locate the Hercules C-130 transport plane but has determined it likely crashed. A search and rescue mission is ongoing.

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Grandson Of Former President George H.W. Bush Is Running For Congress In Texas

Monday, December 09, 2019

The CEO of a nonprofit organization joins a crowded GOP field in a suburban Houston district likely to be a Democratic target in 2020.

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Pete Frates, A Driving Force Behind The Viral Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies At 34

Monday, December 09, 2019

The former Boston College baseball star was diagnosed with ALS when he was 27. He turned a fundraising challenge into a national story and helped raise millions for ALS research.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi In Hague To Defend Against Rohingya Genocide Charges

Monday, December 09, 2019

The de facto leader of Myanmar will testify in front of the International Court of Justice to answer charges that her country carried out genocide against the Muslim minority group.

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Why The Trump Decision To Delay Aid To Ukraine Is Under Scrutiny

Friday, December 06, 2019

There are lots of reasons U.S. foreign aid can be held up or frozen. There's even a law that governs the issue. But many experts say what happened over the summer with Ukraine is highly irregular.

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Pro-Democracy Candidates Make Election Gains In Statement To Beijing

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The city reported that more than 2.9 million people voted, a turnout rate of more than 71%. More people voted in Sunday's local election than any election in Hong Kong to date.

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Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer Forced Out Amid Controversy Over SEAL Case

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The Pentagon says the defense secretary asked for Spencer's resignation after "losing trust and confidence in him." Spencer said President Trump deserved a Navy chief "who is aligned with his views."

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Activists Disrupt Harvard-Yale Rivalry Game To Protest Climate Change

Sunday, November 24, 2019

The game was delayed for about an hour Saturday when students stormed the field after half-time calling on the universities to divest their multi-million dollar endowments from fossil fuels companies.

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Has The Trade War Taken A Bite Out Of China's Economy? Yes — But It's Complicated

Thursday, October 10, 2019

China's economic growth has been slowing down for years. Tariffs have contributed to slower growth since early 2018, when the economic standoff began, but it's hard to pinpoint how much.

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Communist China Turns 70. Who Shares Its Economic Growth?

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty, but an equality gap has widened. Seventy years after Mao's revolution, many Chinese people reflect on their own stories of struggle and mobility.

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The Fight For Michigan's Upper Peninsula: A Story About Soda And State Borders

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

A map drawn for a Mountain Dew promotional campaign accidentally drew Michigan's Upper Peninsula as part of Wisconsin, which led NPR to wonder how Michigan got the Upper Peninsula in the first place.

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Missouri Could Soon Become First State Without A Clinic That Performs Abortions

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

A handful of states each have one remaining clinic that performs abortions. Unless a judge intervenes, health officials will force a Missouri facility to stop offering the procedure this week.

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Chef Enrique Olvera Celebrates Simple Pleasures Of Mexican Cuisine In 'Tu Casa Mi Casa'

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Enrique Olvera's restaurant Pujol has made multiple "best-of" lists, but he nearly didn't have a culinary career. His new cookbook is inspired by the perfect imperfections of Mexican home cooking.

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Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

Monday, April 22, 2019

The singer-songwriter turned her 2010 concept album into a folk-opera stage production and earlier this month, the show made its Broadway debut.

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