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For-Profit DeVry University Is Sued Over Employment Figure Claims

The school maintains that 90 percent of its graduates who are looking for work find employment in their field. The Federal Trade Commission calls that statement deceptive.

Donald Trump To Skip Fox News Debate Over Megyn Kelly Spat

Donald Trump's stormy relationship with the Fox News Channel took a new turn with The Donald's announcement that he won't participate in the network's GOP debate on Thursday.

Radio Legend Barney Hall, The Calm Voice Of NASCAR, Dies At 83

From the debut of the Daytona 500, Barney Hall missed calling the race only four times. He was revered for navigating any situation with steady intelligence.

Meet 'The Tenth,' A Slick New Magazine For Queer Black Men

Now on its third issue, The Tenth wants the fashion industry to stop seeing queer blacks folks as "the flavor of the month."

Alanis Morissette Becomes The 'Guardian's' Latest Advice Columnist

Singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette has become the latest advice columnist for Guardian Weekend, picking up where actress and author Molly Ringwald left off. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Morissette about the column.
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Friday News Roundup - International

Taliban attacks kill journalists in Afghanistan and students in Pakistan. In Iran sanctions are lifted and American prisoners are released. And the U.K. implicates Vladimir Putin in the poisoning death of a former Russian spy. A panel of journalists joins guest host Susan Page for analysis of the week's top international news stories.


Creative Director Of American 'Vogue' Steps Down

Fashion icon Grace Coddington is leaving her post as creative director of American Vogue. We learn more about her legacy, and what the change could mean for one of the most famous fashion magazines.

Creative Director Of American 'Vogue,' Grace Coddington, Steps Down

The 74-year-old stylist will scale back her role, becoming creative director at-large. She entered the fashion industry as a model at 17, then found an influential niche at the magazine.

Journalist-Registration Bill Is Modeled On Gun Law, S.C. Lawmaker Says

Criminal background checks and assurances that a person "is competent to be a journalist" are among the requirements put forth by State Rep. Mike Pitts in South Carolina's Legislature.

European Pirate Radio Network Broadcasts Alternative To Syria's State Media

A non-profit organization in Berlin has invented a small portable transmitter that can download satellite signals and rebroadcast them on FM for Syrians to listen to on their car or household radios.