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Facebook Enlists Fact-Checkers To Probe Disputed Stories

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Facebook has been criticized for providing a platform to fake news stories, especially during the presidential campaign. It is working with independent fact-checkers to examine flagged stories.

Somali Students Help Teachers Learn What It's Like To Be A Refugee

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Research shows that schools treat black and white children differently. But in one town in Maine, Somali students are leading workshops on their culture for teachers and administrators.

ACLU Promises To Block Trump's Revised Temporary Travel Ban

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

The American Civil Liberties Union pledges to block the new travel ban from taking effect. Rachel Martin talks to Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the ACLU's national Immigrants' Rights Project.

Refugee Families Will Have To Deal With Trump's Revised Travel Order

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Under President Trump's new executive order, refugees can still enter the U.S. until March 16. Advocates are concerned that the upcoming 120-day suspension means others will have to wait for years.

How Administration Regs Could Affect The Future Of The Electric Car

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

President Trump promised to roll back fuel economy rules put in place by the Obama administration. It could take years to play out. What's at stake in the near term: the future of the electric car.

Why Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson Supports Trump's Revised Travel Ban

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 4:01am

Republican Rep. Bill Johnson of Ohio has backed President Trump's travel ban from the beginning. Rachel Martin talks to him about the revised version, and why he thinks it's necessary.

Energy Savings Can Be Fun, But No Need To Turn Off All The Lights

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 3:58am

From counting steps to hours of sleep, many people are tracking aspects of their lives. Now one company is merging energy saving with the interest in quantifying — making lowering electricity a game.

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Michael Chapman's Road-Weary Guitar Resonates With A New Generation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 3:57am

He's been touring for 50 years, but spent decades out of the spotlight. Now, with the help of younger artists like Steve Gunn, the weathered British guitarist is making a comeback.

(Image credit: Carol Kershaw/Courtesy of the artist)

Farmers Fight Environmental Regulations

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 3:57am

Many of America's farmers are successfully fending off environmental regulation, from the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule to a lawsuit in Iowa that's aimed at reducing nitrates in rivers.

(Image credit: MN Pollution Control Agency/Flickr)




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