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The 'Shifting' TV News Landscape: Will It Be Good For Diversity?

Diane Sawyer announced she's stepping down as anchor of ABC's World News Tonight. Host Michel Martin finds out what this mean for diversity in television.
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Supreme Court Ruling Affirms Hobby Lobby Victory

The court ruled Monday in a case asking whether family-owned businesses that offer employees health insurance must include contraception in their plans if they object to some forms of it.
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Details Of GM Recall Compensation Plan Released

GM's compensation program for claims related to defective ignition switches won't limit claim amounts and will include people who have already settled a case with the automaker.
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The Past Is Where It's At For The Future Of Barbecue

The future of good barbecue isn't in new technology, but in the old way of cooking with wood and smoke, says one expert. The science of slow-cooked meat seems to support his argument.
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Supreme Court Rules Against Union Fees For Some Home Care Workers

In a 5-4 ruling, the court recognized a category of "partial public employees" who cannot be required to contribute union bargaining fees.
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Emergency Slide Deploys Inside U.S. Jetliner, Forcing A Landing

The plane had been heading from Chicago to Southern California; instead, the scary incident forced startled passengers to spend Sunday night in Wichita.
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2 American Men Will Likely Face Trial In North Korea

A trial date for the two, who were traveling separately when they were arrested this spring, hasn't yet been announced.
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'Do The Right Thing' Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

The film tells the story of how an Italian-owned pizzeria becomes a flashpoint for racial unrest in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, the heavily Black and Puerto Rican Bedford-Stuyvesant.
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Small But Steady Downward Trend In U.S. Executions

The death penalty is in trouble — drug shortages, botched executions and lawsuits are calling the idea of a "humane" execution into question. Some states are returning to previously abandoned methods.
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Obama To Request $2 Billion To Deal With Border Issue

The huge numbers of illegal migrant children has overwhelmed detention center. His request comes at a time when GOP leaders say Obama's idea of flexibility means taking the law into his own hands.

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