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An Algorithm Is A Curator At The Sept. 11 Museum

Curators at the September 11 Memorial and Museum came up with a novel solution to the problem of interpreting the tragedy. They put a computer algorithm in charge of an exhibit. But is it objective?
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High Court Allows Some Companies To Opt Out Of Contraceptives Mandate

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court ruled that closely held companies can defy the Affordable Care Act mandate to cover some forms of contraception if they object on religious grounds.
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Hobby Lobby Ruling Cuts Into Contraceptive Mandate

The Supreme Court says closely held corporations may be exempted from the health law's contraceptive mandate. Here are some questions and answers about the ruling.
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A Role Model Pipeline For Young Black Men

Young male African-American teacher trainees learn to "embody hope" for their students.
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Obama Taps Former Procter & Gamble Chief To Helm VA

President Obama has picked Robert McDonald, the former CEO of Procter & Gamble, to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. If confirmed by the Senate, McDonald will face a difficult task. The VA is is embroiled in a controversy over falsified and lengthy wait times for veterans.
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Detroit's Crackdown To Collect Owed Money Means Thousands Lose Water

Melissa Block speaks with Steve Pardo, a reporter with The Detroit News, about how and why Detroit is aggressively shutting off water service to residents.
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A View On High Court's Ruling, From A Hobby Lobby Grand Opening

The Supreme Court's ruling in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby has dealt a blow to the Affordable Care Act's mandate on contraceptives coverage. St. Louis Public Radio reporter Rachel Lippman gets reactions from those attending the grand opening of a new Hobby Lobby store.
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Supreme Court Deals A Blow To Unions, But It's Not Quite Mortal

By a 5-4 majority along ideological lines, the Supreme Court has ruled that Illinois can't compel home health aides to pay union dues because it violates the First Amendment. The ruling is a defeat for unions, but it falls short of the kind of sweeping denunciation that could have derailed unions' fundraising and organizing efforts.
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Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration System

The move comes about a week after Republican House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the president over his use of executive actions. Obama said the majority of Americans want immigration reform.
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NASA Explores A New World: Crowdsourcing Ideas

NASA is asking the public to help it develop new ways to bring their technology to the commercial market. Daniel Lockney of NASA tells us more about this crowdsourcing, profit-sharing initiative.

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