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The People's Guide To Navigating Racial Awkwardness

What are the best strategies for responding to uncomfortable racial comments? We asked, you delivered. Here are some of our favorite ideas.
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CDC Tells Men At Risk Of Zika To Put Off Procreation For 6 Months

Men who may have Zika should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex with partners trying to conceive, regardless of whether the men ever developed any symptoms, the CDC now says.
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Ala. Chief Justice Roy Moore Suspended For Rest Of Term Over Gay Marriage Stance

The head of the state's Supreme Court loses his judicial ethics case and is ordered to pay the costs of the proceedings against him.
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Infection Outbreak Shines Light On Water Risks At Dentists Offices

Sometimes going to the dentist can make you sick. It's rare, but nearly two dozen children near Los Angeles have been hospitalized after developing infections traced to contaminated water.
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NPR News Nuggets: Tom Hanks The Wedding Crasher; Syrian Refugee Saves Ontario Wedding

Here's a roundup of some of the mini-moments you may have missed on this week's Morning Edition.
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N.J. Commuters Struggle To Get To Work A Day After Train Crash

Thursday's crash disrupted service at the regional hub. Officials promised extra buses, ferries and light rail, but WNYC's Stephen Nessen reports it was chaos for many Hoboken Terminal users.
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The Sweet Success Of Bananas Foster Has An Unsavory Past

One of New Orleans' favorite desserts is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city's history: the banana trade, and its infamous practices.
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Federal Investigators Find 'Black Box' From Hoboken Train Crash

Investigators are looking into what exactly happened when a commuter train plowed into the Hoboken Terminal at a high speed on Thursday morning. The crash killed one person and injured more than 100.
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How Do We Embrace All Kinds Of Nature?

Environmental writer Emma Marris wants us to broaden our definition of nature to one that embraces urban and wild spaces in order learn to protect and care for it.
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A Decade After Amish School Shooting, Gunman's Mother Talks Of Forgiveness

When Charles Roberts shot and killed five Amish girls in Lancaster, Pa., 10 years ago, his parents were devastated. But the Amish community forgave their son and has since embraced the Robertses.

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