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    Toyota Reaches $1 Billion Deal On Accelerator Lawsuits

    A plaintiffs' attorney says Toyota Motor Corp. has reached a settlement exceeding $1 billion in a class-action lawsuit involving complaints of unintended acceleration in its vehicles. Robert Siegel talks with NPR's Sonari Glinton about the deal, which still needs a judge's approval.
    NPR

    A Modern 'Roots' For An American Society Still 'Based On The Color Line'

    The remake of the seminal TV miniseries begins on the History channel Monday night. Co-producer LeVar Burton says he recognized an opportunity to retell the story "to and for a new generation."
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    'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

    Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
    NPR

    Illinois General Assembly Works To Resolve Budget Impasse

    Fallout continues from the standoff between the Republican governor and Democrats — focused heavily on the future of unions. And Tuesday is a key deadline to see if a resolution can be reached.
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    After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

    NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.

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