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A 5K To Highlight Gerrymandering

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

The Gerrymander 5K, a fun run in Asheville, N.C., highlights the state's controversial political maps.

Hondurans And Nicaraguans In The U.S. Anxious About Future Of Protected Status

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

"Temporary protected status" for immigrants from Honduras and Nicaragua expires Monday and among those worrying about whether the Trump administration will renew it are hotel workers in Las Vegas.

Oakland Center Finds Sickle Cell Treatment Success

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

Discrimination can affect the treatment of African-Americans with sickle cell disease, leading to premature death. Here is a success story from an Oakland, Calif., center dedicated to treatment.

Sexual Assault And Farmworkers

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Rosalinda Guillen, director of Community to Community and longtime farmworkers' rights activist, about sexual assault of agricultural laborers.

Week In Politics: The DNC, Taxes, Russia Investigation

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

House Republicans are pushing to overhaul the tax code as indictments rattle the White House and Democrats turn on each other.

How Human Resources Handles Sexual Misconduct

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Laurie Ruettimann, a human resources consultant, about how organizations handle sexual misconduct.

NPR's Sexual Harassment Scandal

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

Top NPR News executive Mike Oreskes was forced out after allegations of sexual harassment. NPR CEO Jarl Mohn is under fire.

How Russia Weaponized Social Media With 'Social Bots'

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 7:06am

Congress held hearings last week on how Russia used social media to interfere with the presidential campaign. One key tool they used was "bots," computer programs that act like real people online.

PHOTOS: An Amazing Eye For The Colors Of India

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:20am

Black and white pictures were popular when Raghubir Singh started out as a photographer. But he insisted on color. A new retrospective shows his ground-breaking work.

(Image credit: Raghubir Singh/© 2017 Succession Raghubir Singh)

Is Trump Changing The Presidency Or Is It Changing Him? 4 Historians Weigh In

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:05am

A year after Election Day, NPR asked four historians what they think of President Trump, his tenure in the Oval Office so far and his impact on the nation's highest and most powerful office.

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The Russia Investigations: D.C. Braces For More From Mueller; Ripple Effects Widen

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:00am

D.C. hunkers down, uncertain whether there'll be more legal action from DOJ special counsel Robert Mueller, as the imbroglio contagion spreads. Plus, Big Tech finishes its marathon on Capitol Hill.

(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Firsthand Experience Fuels The 'Pursuit Of Memory'

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 6:00am

Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli's new book about the fight against Alzheimer's draws on his own personal passions; his grandfather developed the disease and eventually stopped recognizing his grandson.

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