Hillary Clinton Emails: ‘I Only Know What I Hear On NPR’ And Car Ride Flowcharts

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The year-end release of correspondence from Clinton’s time at the State Department falls short of the court-ordered requirements. 275 of the new emails have been retroactively classified.

Chicago Releases Thousands Of Emails On 2014 Shooting Of Laquan McDonald

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The release comes as protesters demand that Chicago’s mayor resign.

‘Mein Kampf’ Enters Public Domain; Arguably, Anne Frank’s Diary May, Too

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European rights to the two stark Holocaust artifacts may both expire on Friday. Reprints of Hitler’s manifesto have been received warily; the legal case around Frank’s diary is significantly murkier.

Netflix And Chew: How Binge Watching Affects Our Eating Habits

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Lots of research suggests munching while watching TV promotes mindless eating. Overall viewing time is a key factor. But the genre of what you are watching may also influence how much you consume.

With ‘Sophia,’ A Forgotten Suffragette Is Back In The Headlines

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We get hundreds of books in the mail every week, and some always fall through the cracks. NPR’s Petra Mayer singles out a biography of a Sikh princess turned suffragette for a second look.

Immigration Activists Hope To Maintain Momentum For Reform

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Immigration activists go into 2016 hoping to maintain momentum in their campaign for reform. The new year promises a major Supreme Court ruling on President Obama’s executive actions.

Puerto Rico Faces Uncertain Future Amid Debt Crisis

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NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with Puerto Rico Rep. Luis Vega Ramos about what will happen when the commonwealth defaults on its nearly $37 million worth of debt.

Fight Over Control Of Western Lands Heats Up In Congress

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A Utah legislative commission has voted to move forward with suing the federal government in an attempt to seize control of millions of acres of federal land.

Top Ben Carson Staffers Resign Amid Campaign Makeover

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Two top aides for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson have quit the campaign. The retired neurosurgeon has seen his fortunes wane since national security took center stage on the campaign.

Bill Cosby Lawyer Says Charges Are Politically Motivated

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Bill Cosby’s attorney says the comedian and actor will fight criminal charges filed against him and predicted he will be exonerated. She also said the charges are politically motivated.

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