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White House Says Hiroshima Visit Should Not Be Viewed As An Apology

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

In light of President Obama's announcement that he will visit Hiroshima later this month, NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dartmouth professor Jennifer Lind about the significance of the visit.

Obama To Visit Hiroshima, Japan, Later This Month

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

Later this month, President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, since the city was hit by an atomic bomb.

Facebook Denies Supressing Conservative News Stories

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

A former Facebook employee claims the social networking site censors news from conservative sources in its trending news section, according to a story in Gawker's Gizmodo blog.

North Carolina Police Struggle To Enforce Transgender Bathroom Law

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

North Carolina's bathroom law, known as HB2, has no enforcement provision. NPR explores what is actually in the law, and how it affects what cities and police departments around the state are doing around restrooms and gender.

'There Was More I Wanted To Say': Kate Tempest Turns Hit Album Into A Novel

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

The rapper's debut album, Everybody Down, followed Becky and Harry, two Londoners struggling with love, work and drugs. Now her new book, The Bricks That Built The Houses, takes a look at their pasts.

Acceptance Grows, Slowly But Steadily, For Gay Evangelicals

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

Growing up, gay evangelicals may have thought they had to be one or the other. It's different now. At one welcoming Baptist church in Kentucky, a member says, gay congregants "walk through the door."

North Carolina Lawmakers Take Bold Stand In Fight Over Bathroom Law

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 3:25pm

Indiana folded quickly on its "religious freedom" bill, but North Carolina lawmakers, especially top leaders, have shown little sign of wavering. NPR takes a look at the differences between the two state laws.

Taco Bell's Snapchat Game Is Strong Among Teens. But Does It Sell Tacos?

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 2:54pm

Fast food chains may succeed in entertaining teenagers on platforms like Twitter or Snapchat. But just because a brand makes teens laugh doesn't mean this elusive demographic buy its products.

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