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New Study Reveals Benefits Of Soy For Breast Cancer Survivors

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

A new study shows many breast cancer survivors benefit from a diet that includes soy, such as soy milk and tofu. The study comes as alternative plant-based proteins boom.

Poll Finds 3 Women Of Color As New Face Of Feminism

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

A new poll asks Americans to name the most famous feminists. Three of the top four are African-American — Michelle Obama, Oprah and Beyoncé. NPR looks into what it means to have three women of color as the new face of feminism.

Supreme Court Drops Transgender Teen's Challenge To School Bathroom Policy

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

The Supreme Court has returned to a lower appeals court the case of a 17-year-old transgender boy who has sued to be allowed to use the boy's bathroom at his Virginia high school. The high court noted that an earlier ruling depended on guidance from the Obama administration that has since been superseded.

Iraqis React With Relief To Trump's New Order On Immigration

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

Iraqis say they are happy to hear they are no longer banned for travel to the U.S. and say their country succeeded in changing President Trump's mind.

Mexican Cement Company Looks To Profit From Border Wall

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

Bidding will open this week for companies seeking to build President' Trump's southern wall between the U.S. and Mexico. Among the companies that could benefit from the construction is Mexico-based CEMEX, one of the world's largest cement companies.

Nate Smith's 'Kinfolk': A Study In Nomadic Jazz

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

The drummer and Virginia native's first solo project, Kinfolk: Postcards From Everywhere, introduces a restless musical spirit.

(Image credit: Laura Hanifin/Courtesy of the artist)

Chicano Batman: A Sound And Vision That Could Only Come From Los Angeles

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

The band warps traditional Mexican music with traces of lounge, R&B, psych rock — and on the new Freedom Is Free, some explicit politics. Kelly McEvers met up with the group at an LA guitar shop.

(Image credit: Courtesy of the artist)

Experts Say Trump's New Travel Ban Targets People Rarely Linked To Attacks

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump has withdrawn his executive order restricting travel to the United States and issued a new one with a narrower focus. Counterterrorism analysts wonder what the administration plans to do about a much likelier terror threat than refugees — Americans who could become radical and attack at home.

Trump Claims Obama Ordered Wiretap On Trump Tower, Offers No Evidence

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 3:32pm

President Trump's tweet without evidence about alleged wiretapping is raising questions about whether the White House will respect the independence of the Justice Department and the FBI.




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