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My 'Oriental' Father: On The Words We Use To Describe Ourselves

President Obama recently signed a bill striking the term "Oriental" from federal law. It was a reminder for NPR's Kat Chow of the fact that her father still uses the word — to describe himself.
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Irked By The Way Millennials Speak? 'I Feel Like' It's Time To Loosen Up

While some of his colleagues have criticized the current trend of starting sentences with the phrase, "I feel like," linguist Geoff Nunberg says it's just a case of generational misunderstanding.
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Where The Presidential Candidates Stand On Key Issues

Now that only three major candidates remain in the 2016 race for the White House, attention turns to the details of their policy proposals. Where the presidential candidates stand on key issues like job creation, healthcare, taxes and education.

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Do You Have To Agree On Politics For A Relationship To Work?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This week they consider what to do when couples have strong political disagreements.
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Week In Politics: Sanders Stays In, Trump Accepts NRA Endorsement

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Bernie Sanders' vow to stay in the Democratic race, and the very high unfavorable ratings for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
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I Love My Parents But I Hate Their Politics

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This week they take on political disagreements in the family.
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Week In Politics: White House Responds To North Carolina Bathroom Bill

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Reihan Salam, executive editor of the National Review, and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution, about North Carolina's law on transgender bathroom access and the latest on the presidential primary race.
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Debate Over Restoring Voting Rights To Ex-Felons

Last month the governor of Virginia restored voting rights to more than two-hundred-thousand ex-felons. It’s the third state in recent months to change course on reinstating the vote. The national debate over voting rights for ex-offenders.

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Sheryl Sandberg Is Right: Single Moms Are The Original 'Leaner Inners'

Lean In author Sandberg got a lot of flak for being tone-deaf to single parents, nonparents, people with fewer resources — but the Facebook executive has a new perspective, says writer Lori Gottlieb.
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Week In Politics: Donald Trump Becomes Likely GOP Nominee

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and the Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Donald Trump's rise as he becomes the likely GOP nominee and the Democratic primary race.

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