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As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own About a third of Native Americans say they have experienced discrimination in the workplace when seeking jobs, or when getting promotions or earning equal pay, according to a new poll by NPR
NPR.org | 2 hours, 33 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'The Longevity Economy': What Does It Mean To Be Old? A new book called The Longevity Economy argues businesses are failing to design things that older consumers want to buy because they're relying on outmoded ideas about what it means to be old.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Nonhuman Rights Project Advocates For Zoo Animals Scott Simon talks with Steven Wise of the Nonhuman Rights Project, a legal advocacy group for animals. They're arguing in Connecticut Superior Court that three zoo elephants are legal persons.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump Franchise Hotel To Open In Small Mississippi Town The Trump Organization is unveiling a new line of four-star hotels. The first one is due to open soon in a tiny Mississippi Delta town.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The Texas Coast, After Harvey NPR's Scott Simon talks to Mayor Jimmy Kendrick of Fulton, Texas, about the recovery efforts in his small coastal town after being devastated by Hurricane Harvey more than two months ago.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reckoning With Sexual Harassment Rebecca Traister of New York Magazine talks with Scott Simon about this post-Weinstein moment, in which many of us are considering how we've been complicit in, and affected by, sexual harassment.
NPR.org | 2 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How one school protected its students from a mass shooting Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire at several locations in the rural Northern California town of Rancho Tehama Tuesday. One of those locations was an elementary school where one child was wounded. The school's superintendent reflects on how
CBS News | 2 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Senate May Approve Drilling In Alaskan Wilderness With Tax Bill The Republican push to pass a major tax overhaul may also include another long-held GOP goal opening up Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 53 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Keystone operator says oil pipeline leak controlled TransCanada Corp. said that a leak that spilled more than 200,000 gallons of oil is controlled, but critics pointed to it as a reason to oppose Keystone XL.
MSNBC | 9 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Over 1,000 books spill onto highway Read full story for latest details.
CNN.com | 10 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend