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Survery Says Workers Are Leaving Tech Jobs Because Of Mistreatment

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

The tech industry is getting hit hard by turnover among workers who believe they've been treated unfairly. It's most acute among underrepresented workers, including women and minorities.

The Rev. Cecil Murray, Then And Now On The 1992 LA Riots

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

It's been 25 years since the Los Angeles riots. NPR's David Greene talks with the Rev. Cecil Murray, a former pastor at First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles.

'A Denuclearized Korean Peninsula' Is The Goal, Tillerson Says

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

Steve Inskeep speaks to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the Trump administration's goals and strategy in dealing with North Korea's latest provocations.

Rhode Island Sends Out Double Tax Rebates

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

The Rhode Island Department of Revenue mistakenly mailed out duplicate tax refund checks. The extra checks went to about 500 people and total more than $360,000. But only one of each can be cashed.

Paula Hawkins Prepares To Dive 'Into The Water'

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

Author Paula Hawkins was down on her luck when her 2015 book The Girl on the Train became a smash hit. Now she's grappling with success and preparing to launch her followup, Into the Water.

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100 Days In, Trump's Generals Seen As A Moderating Force

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump relies on a group of current and former generals to run national security. Does that increase the chances that he'll order military action?

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Why Religion Is More Durable Than We Thought In Modern Society

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

It's commonly accepted that as societies become more modern, religion loses its grip. But recent research suggests it's more complicated than that.

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Who Gains And Who's Left Out Of Georgetown's Reparations Plan

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

Georgetown University says it will try to atone to the descendants of slaves sold more than a century ago. One concrete step is "preferential admissions" for descendants, but it doesn't help everyone.

How The Gun Debate Has Changed Since Reagan

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

President Trump will speak at the National Rifle Association convention on Friday. The last sitting president to address the NRA was Ronald Reagan in 1983, and the gun debate has changed since then.

Morning News Brief: Trump's First 100 Days, Tillerson Interview, Pope In Egypt

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 4:04am

We discuss President Trump's first 100 days, a "ridiculous standard" that he's embraced. Also, a rare interview with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. And the Pope arrives in Egypt.

One Soldier's Lasting Memories Of Exposure To Sarin Gas

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 3:54am

In 2004, Michael Yandell was a U.S. Army bomb tech during Operation Iraqi Freedom when he and his partner were exposed to sarin. Almost 13 years later, he talks about the experience with his wife.

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