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Jenner: 'For All Intents And Purposes, I Am A Woman'

In an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's "20/20", the former gold-medal-winning Olympic decathlete described a struggle with gender identity that began in childhood.
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These Animals Might Go Extinct Because No One Wants To Eat Them

Many species have gone extinct because humans hunted them into oblivion for their meat. But there's another group of animals that are endangered because we've lost interest in breeding them.
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Protests Continue In Baltimore Over Death Of Freddie Gray

NPR has the latest on the protests in Baltimore over the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Gray died of a fatal spinal cord injury while in police custody.
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LGBT Activists Push States To Expand Anti-Discrimination Laws

The Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex marriage on Tuesday. But laws still exist in many states that allow discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations.
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What's That Smell? The Beautiful Tree That's Causing Quite A Stink

Once embraced by cities for its beautiful white flowers, disease resistance and ability to grow just about anywhere, the Callery pear is now considered a nuisance due to its smell and invasive nature.
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In Charlotte, N.C., Police Use Simulators To Engage Community Amid Distrust

In the aftermath of several police shootings of unarmed black men, many police departments are holding community forums to talk to residents about policing.
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Week In Politics: Clinton Foundation, Drone Strikes

NPR's Melissa Block talks with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about the Clinton Foundation financial news and drone strikes.
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California Cities Struggle To Meet Water Conservation Targets

Early next month, California plans to finalize its emergency water conservation plan. Cities are under the gun to cut their water usage from anywhere between 15 and 40 percent.
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Native American Actors Walk Off Set of Adam Sandler Movie

A dozen Native American actors walked off the set of director Adam Sandler's The Ridiculous Six Wednesday claiming the native characters and culture in the film were mocked and degraded.
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Comcast Drops $45 Billion Bid For Time Warner Cable

Comcast called off its pending merger with Time Warner Cable Friday morning. Regulators were concerned that a combined company would control too much of the market for broadband Internet service.

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