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Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future of 'Birth Of A Nation': Episode 14

News of a 1999 rape case against Nate Parker raises some age-old questions about culture. Can art be separated from its creator? What moral obligations, if any, do the consumers of culture bear?
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Instagramming In Black And White? Could Be You're Depressed

Researchers analyzed people's photo galleries on Instagram, then asked about their mental health. People who favored darker, grayer photos and filters were more likely to be depressed.
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When 'The Talk' Is In Sign Language, There Is Clarity And Confusion

Talking about sex is awkward, but it can be especially difficult for instructors of deaf students. They're trying to turn that cringe-worthy conversation into something more comfortable.
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Insurance Assessors Spread Out Across Flooded Louisiana

Insurance assessors are on the ground in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, counting the material cost of the flooding. Renee Montagne talks to Mark Cockerham an assessor with State Farm.
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Atlanta Paper Investigates Doctors Who Sexually Abuse Patients

The Atlanta Journal Constitution says the medical profession is plagued by doctors' sexual misconduct, and they're often allowed to keep practicing. David Greene talks to the paper's Carrie Teegardin.
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U.S. Panel Clears Chinese Company's Takeover Of Syngenta

A U.S. security regulator has approved state-owned China National Chemical Corp's planned $43 billion takeover of Swiss company Syngenta. The deal was held up while the U.S. reviewed its impact.
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New All-Boys School Opens In Washington, D.C. To Some Controversy

The school opened to much fanfare and some criticism. Critics such as the ACLU say that the school is discriminatory. Renee Montagne talks to Kaya Henderson, chancellor of D.C. Public Schools.
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Trump Courts Black Voters; Appears To Scale Back Immigration Plans

Donald Trump has been changing his tone toward African-Americans and Latinos in recent days. He's been speaking in mostly white communities, but on Wednesday he'll speak in mostly black Jackson, Miss.
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Clinton Foundation To Adjust Its Model If Hillary Is Elected President

The Clinton Foundation, a big organization that has led to big political headaches for Bill and Hillary Clinton, plans to spin off its international work if Hillary is elected president.
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NBA All-Star Game's Change Of Venue Reminds Our Commentator Of 1965

The NBA has officially moved the 2017 NBA All-Star game to New Orleans because of the controversy surrounding North Carolina's transgender bathroom law. For historical reasons, the change is fitting.

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