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While Pay Holds Steady For Most, Low-Wage Workers Get A Boost

Some big U.S. employers are giving their lowest-paid employees a raise. That's helped make low-wage workers one of the few segments of the workforce seeing an increase in pay.
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Iran's President Calls Nuclear Deal An Important Step To Better Ties

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Thomas Erdbrink of The New York Times about Iranian reactions to the nuclear framework reached this week.
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Technical Details Of Iran Nuclear Deal Show Evidence Of 'Compromise'

NPR's Melissa Block talks with Gary Samore, executive director for research at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.
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California Faith Groups Divided Over Right-To-Die Bill

Many Christian denominations officially oppose legislation that would legalize medically assisted suicide. But some individual churches, pastors and congregants are lending support to the cause.
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Tom Cotton Eats Birthday Cake Almost Every Day

The freshman senator from Arkansas, who wrote the letter to Iran and rallied 46 other Republicans to object to a nuclear deal, revealed his guilty pleasure: eating birthday cake nearly every day.
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Way More College Students Are Studying Korean. Is 'Hallyu' The Reason?

Overall, college students aren't enrolling in foreign language classes as much as they used to. But more people are enrolling in Korean language classes.
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Small Wisconsin Town Serves As Model For Community Policing

In the wake of fatal police-involved shootings, cities are looking for ways to institute police department reforms.
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California's Ongoing Drought Hits Water Recreation Businesses

California's ongoing drought isn't just hurting the pocketbooks of farmers. Rafting companies, ski areas and other businesses and towns that depend on water for recreation are also being hit hard.
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Negotiators Work To Sell Skeptics On Iran Nuclear Deal

The unexpected detail of the preliminary nuclear deal announced Thursday is rippling through the political world. Now negotiators must sell the deal to skeptics in Congress, Israel and the Arab world.
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Storm-Ready Design Defends Hospitals Against Natural Disasters

The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Mo., destroyed the city's hospital and left the injured with almost no where to go for emergency services.

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