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Border Patrol Releases New Use-Of-Force Guidelines, Critical Report

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske said the release was a push for more transparency. The agency had previously declined to make changes recommended by the panel.
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In Pizza Kitchens And On Assembly Lines, Temp Workers Face Abuse

The modern Harvest of Shame is the treatment of blue-collar temporary workers, according to ProPublica's Michael Grabell. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Grabell about his investigative series.
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Measles Hits 20-Year High In U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported that measles outbreaks in the United States are now at a 20-year high, with 288 cases reported in the first five months of 2014.
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If D-Day Failed, Eisenhower Was Ready To Take The Blame

As the 70th anniversary of D-Day approaches NPR's Scott Simon talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about the letter Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower wrote, just in case the operation failed.
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With VA Hospitals Overtaxed, Vets May Have To Go Private

Eric Shinseki stepped down as the chief of veterans affairs, but will things improve at VA hospitals? NPR's Scott Simon speaks to reporter Tom Bowman about what needs to happen to improve services.
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One Wealthy Couple's Mission To Save Marriages, En Masse

An Oprah-endorsed self-help guru and his wife are devoting their weekends — and dollars — to large-scale, group relationship counseling sessions for couples who can't otherwise afford it.
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New Acting VA Secretary Faces Cultural Challenges

Eric Shinseki, secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, has resigned over the growing health care scandal. He said remaining in office would only distract from carrying out needed reforms.
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In Confronting Poverty, 'Harvest Of Shame' Reaped Praise And Criticism

The 1960 documentary examined the plight of America's migrant farmworkers. It was praised as groundbreaking, but others called it an "exaggerated portrait" and even some migrants took issue with it.
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Tech Week: C-E-Bros, Diversity Numbers And The Beats Deal

The Snapchat CEO's fraternity-day emails surfaced, Apple made its biggest acquisition and Google disclosed the uneven gender breakdown of its staff. Take a look at the week's top headlines in tech.
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Investor Carl Icahn Reportedly At Center Of Insider Trading Probe

The billionaire is said to be under investigation for possibly tipping off pro golfer Phil Mickelson and sports gambler "Billy" Walters ahead of market-moving stock trades.

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