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Trade War In The Caribbean: The Antigua-US Gambling Dispute

For more than a decade, the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda has battled the U.S. over its online gambling ban -- a rule Antigua says decimated its economy. In recent years, the World Trade Organization ruled in Antigua's favor, and as retribution, the WTO has now authorized Antigua to violate intellectual property protections on American movies, music and other media. We explore how the case is affecting international trade, gambling and government authority.

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National Museum of African American History Opens Its Doors

More than 100 years after it was originally proposed, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is opening its doors in Washington, D.C.
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While Everyone Was Partying At Woodstock, I Was Stuck At Schrafft's

The chain restaurant that catered to women helped redefine how Americans eat, according to a new book. For NPR's Lynn Neary, it also defined how she did and didn't fit with the counterculture.
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Newspaper Endorsements Matter Most When They're Unexpected

The New York Times endorsed Hillary Clinton on Saturday, but an endorsement that came the day before from a smaller paper may matter more to its readers, for the simple fact that it was unexpected.
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As Our Jobs Are Automated, Some Say We'll Need A Guaranteed Basic Income

How will the economy provide economic opportunities if employers need fewer workers in the future? A growing number of people in Silicon Valley are saying the only realistic answer is a basic income.

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