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Justices: Retailer Can't Refuse To Hire Someone Because She Wears Hijab

Samantha Elauf wore a headscarf to a job interview at an Abercrombie & Fitch store and was denied a position because of it. On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled that that was clearly wrong.
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What It's Like To Choose Transgender Sex Reassignment Surgery

There are many different ways to be transgender. For some people that includes sex reassignment surgery. A young filmmaker follows two people who made that choice through their year of transition.
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Getting A Tattoo Is An Unlikely Rite Of Passage For This Teen

Commentator Katie Davis helped with an unlikely coming of age ceremony for a young man she mentored and tutored for years. She took him to get his first tattoo.
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Tech Startup Harnesses Virtual Reality For Use In Architecture

A startup company called The Third Fate envisions virtual reality as a way for architects and builders to offer tours of their designs before they're even constructed.
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It's Raining Nitrogen In A Colorado Park. Farmers Can Help Make It Stop

Scientists say too much airborne nitrogen from farms is throwing off the ecological balance of Rocky Mountain National Park. So the federal government is hoping weather alerts for farmers will help.
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High Price Of Cancer Treatment Drugs Is 'Unsustainable,' Doctor Says

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Dr. Leonard Saltz, chief of Gastrointestinal Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, about his concerns regarding the high price of cancer treatment drugs.
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Supreme Court Sides With Immigrant Caught With Pills In His Sock

The court ruled Monday that a law requiring the deportation of immigrants who violate any kind of drug regulation did not justify deporting a man who was caught with Adderall in his sock.
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Beyond The Birds And The Bees: Surviving Sex Ed Today

Sex education conjures images of teenage giggles and discomfort. But Bronx-based teacher Lena Solow is more than happy to talk about the topic.
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Intel Makes Biggest Bet In Its History

The chipmaker is purchasing a smaller chip manufacturer, Altera, for about $16.7 billion in cash.
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A 92-Year-Old Ran Her 16th Marathon And Broke A Record

When Harriette Thompson signed up for her first marathon, she planned to walk. But when everyone else started running, she figured she might as well run, too.

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