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FBI's 2016 Crime Report Reveals Increase In Homicides The FBI's crime statistics for 2016 reveal an increase in violent crime. Homicides, in particular, continue to grow, and the increase looks less and less like a mere statistical blip.
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Russian-Linked Election Ads Highlight Scope Of Facebook's Power Facebook is facing pressure after news that Russia was behind a vast number of ads that tried to take votes away from Hillary Clinton in last year's presidential election. People are now realizing the scope of the social media giant's power.
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White House Amends Travel Ban To Expand Beyond Muslim-Majority Countries President Trump amended his travel ban to include most travelers from Iran, Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Chad and North Korea. Additionally, some travelers from Venezuela and Iraq will now face extra restrictions and additional screening. The ban goes into effe
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Virginia Election Serves As First Test Of U.S. Voting System Security Virginia is one of two states to hold major elections this November, a year after Russians tried to hack into U.S. voting systems. It will be the first test of how much progress has been made by election officials and federal agencies on securing U.S. ele
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Fast Food Restaurants Announce Efforts To Serve Healthier Kids' Meals As many Americans try to eat more healthfully, McDonald's and Panera Bread announced changes to their kids' meals.
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CBS' 'Star Trek: Discovery' Goes Boldly Where No Trek Show Has Gone Before How does CBS's new Star Trek: Discovery stack up against all the TV series that have boldly gone before? NPR's Eric Deggans reviews the first new, original Star Trek series in a dozen years.
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GOP Lawmakers Present Revised Version Of Graham-Cassidy Health Bill Lawmakers presented a revised vision of the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and on Monday, several witnesses talked about the bill at a Senate Finance Committee hearing.
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60 Years Later, Remembering The Little Rock Nine And School Integration The eight living members of the Little Rock Nine join former President Clinton to commemorate 60 years since Central High School was the nation's battleground over school integration. In 1957, the segregationist governor of Arkansas called up the state's
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Far-Right Gains Set To Alter Germany's Relationship With U.S, E.U. Angela Merkel won her fourth term as chancellor of Germany Sunday, but a far-right party also gained unprecedented representation. NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Karen Donfried of the German Marshall Fund, on what the election means for Germany and the U
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'Nomadland' Tracks Rising Number Of Americans Living On The Road A new book by the journalist Jessica Bruder describes the increasing number of Americans living on the road, often in RVs, moving from job to job as a way to avoid the expense of a permanent home. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Bruder about her book, Nomadlan
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