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For These Millennials, Gender Norms Have Gone Out Of Style

Many millennials say they find traditional notions of gender too confining. And they are rewriting the rules and refashioning clothes so that they can dress and accessorize in whatever way they want.
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Missing Ohio State Football Player Found Dead, Police Say

A student missing since Wednesday was found dead Sunday, apparently from a self-inflicted wound. After he went missing, his mother told police he'd sent a text citing his concussions, the AP reports.
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Darren Wilson, Officer in Ferguson Shooting, Resigns

Ferguson, Mo. Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the city's police department. Meanwhile, the family of Michael Brown plans to pursue "every legal avenue" following the grand jury's decision not to indict Wilson.
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Black-Market Diesel: Thieves Sell Fuel By The Truckload

Some criminals hide payment-card skimmers in gas pumps to steal credit card numbers. But that isn't the end of the story: Those stolen numbers are just the start of a highly profitable operation.
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Black Friday Sales Down At Stores, Surge Online

More shopping on Thanksgiving Day diluted the Black Friday numbers somewhat, according to a ShopperTrak survey. A separate survey by IBM showed a nearly 10 percent increase in online sales.
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Ferguson Mayor: Police Will Recruit More Minorities

James Knowles announced several initiatives to calm tensions in the city, including a scholarship program to put more African-American officers on the streets.
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Feelings On Ferguson Reflect Deep Racial Divide

Perceptions of what happened in Ferguson, Missouri, have broken down along racial lines. NPR's Rachel Martin talks with Slate writer Jamelle Bouie about the racial dimensions of the case.
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After Wrongful Conviction, Three Lifetimes Spent With Hope In Check

They were young men when they went to prison in 1975 for a murder they did not commit. The last two of them were freed this month, releasing a joy they could finally savor together.
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Black Friday Gun Sales Soar, Straining Background Checks

Gun buyers are taking advantage of killer deals, with sales doubling this weekend. The FBI's Kimberly Del Greco tells NPR's Rachel Martin that means processing three background checks per second.
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Why Colleges Adjudicate Their Own Campus Crimes

Colleges are under scrutiny for bungling recent sexual assault cases. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks to correspondent Tovia Smith about why schools and not police typically handle these cases.

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