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Sex Discrimination Trial Puts Silicon Valley Under The Microscope

Ellen Pao was vying to be one of the few women at the top of the venture capital world. Then she was fired. Now she's suing, in an industry where women often say they are sidelined and passed over.
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Closing Arguments Underway In Atlanta Test Cheating Trial

Twelve Atlanta educators stand accused of changing students' test scores, casting a shadow over the city and its public school system since it first came to light in 2009.
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'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Movement Built On False Rumors, Columnist Says

NPR's Melissa Block interviews Washington Post opinion writer Jonathan Capehart about his column, " 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' Was Built On A Lie."
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U.S. Air Force Veteran Charged With Trying To Aid ISIS

Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh faces charges of attempting to join the self-described Islamic State and obstruction of justice. He is expected to plead not guilty.
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Here's What People Are Saying About Starbucks' 'Race Together' Campaign

The company's attempt to talk about race relations has met some blunt opposition — and snark.
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Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns Amid Spending Questions

The 33-year-old Republican had come under heavy scrutiny. In a statement, he said that "the constant questions over the last six weeks have proven a great distraction."
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Thailand Cautions Women Against 'Underboob Selfies'

Citing both potential harm to society and a 2007 law, Thailand's Culture Ministry warns women to resist a trend of taking photos that focus on the midriff and the lower portion of their breasts.
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Talking About Great Teachers At SXSWedu

Education thinkers at SXSW gave us the details on the teachers who inspired them.
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To Eat Authentically Irish This St. Patrick's Day, Go For The Butter

From 3,000-year-old peat bogs to 19th-century Brazil to modern foodies, the love of Irish butter has spread far. The secret to Ireland's deliciously rich, creamy butter is in its rolling green hills.
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House GOP Budget Sets Stage For Showdown With The President

House Republicans unveiled a draft budget Tuesday, aimed at balancing spending with revenues over the next decade without raising taxes.

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