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NASA Chief Dismisses Concern Over Russia Quitting Space Station

Administrator Charles Bolden said no one country was indispensable to the ISS after Moscow last week said it would not participate in a plan to extend the station's life past 2020.
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Occupy Wall Street Activist Gets 90 Days For Assaulting Officer

Cecily McMillan was convicted earlier this month of elbowing a police officer during her arrest at an OWS rally in March 2012.
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California Chrome To Run In Belmont, Nasal Strips And All

There was concern the winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness would not be allowed to wear nasal strips at the June 7 Belmont Stakes, the third leg of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.
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New Sitcom 'Unapologetically Embraces' Asian-American Family Life

Fresh Off the Boat will be one of the first network sitcoms in decades to feature an Asian-American cast. Critic Jeff Yang, whose son plays the lead, talks with host Michel Martin.
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'Fed Up' Portrays Obese Kids As Victims In A Sugar-Coated World

A new documentary argues that the food industry and government policies have pushed too much sugar on children and caused the childhood obesity epidemic. But the industry says society is to blame.
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TV Networks Double Down On Diversity This Fall

Many new shows this fall feature diverse casts or a person of color in a leading role. But will people actually tune in? NPR's TV critic Eric Deggans weighs in.
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3 Million Young People Missing From Housing Market? It's Everyone's Problem

Fewer young adults are buying homes today compared with a decade ago. The National Housing Conference's Lisa Sturtevant and NPR's Marilyn Geewax explain worries that it could harm the housing market.
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'New York Times' Upheaval: Is This A Barack Vs. Hillary Moment?

The New York Times has fired Jill Abramson, making Dean Baquet the paper's first African-American executive editor. The move has sparked a debate about newsroom diversity and 'editing while female.'
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In Europe And America, New Internet Rules Up For Debate

Rey Junco of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society breaks down recent developments on net neutrality and the control of information online.
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Supreme Court Will Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

The case pits the Department of Homeland Security against a former air marshal who told reporters about policies he didn't agree with, including a plan to not put agents on long flights.

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