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Univision Incident Reignites Questions About Diversity In Latino Media

Fashion critic and host Rodner Figueroa has been let go for offensive comments about First Lady Michelle Obama. Critics see the incident as an example of racism in Spanish-language broadcasts.
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In Wake Of Streetcar Battle, Tough Election, Arlington Leader To Step Down

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan, chief executive of one of the region's most prosperous governments, is stepping down at a time when it has become embroiled in controversy.


Tom Cotton: The Freshman Senator Behind The Iran Letter

Freshman Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton, who has been in office barely two months, penned an open letter to Iranian leaders this week that 47 Republican senators signed.

Israeli Politician Changed Her Mind On Palestinian Conflict

NPR's Steve Inskeep profiles the right-wing Israeli politician Anat Roth. Over the last 20 years, she has gone from campaigning for a Palestinian state in the West Bank to now advocating that Israel annex much of that land for itself.

Federal Government, States Battle Over Safety Of Powdered Alcohol

The federal government has given its blessing — for now — to powdered alcohol. But even before the product goes to market, some states have banned it.

The Rules Don't Apply To Hillary Clinton ... Or Any Of The Other Un-Candidates

A unanimous ruling from the Federal Election Commission reaffirms that Hillary Clinton is, in fact, not a candidate for president — yet.

Obama 'Embarrassed' For Republicans Who Wrote Iran Letter

In two interviews, the president weighs in on controversies over the letter 47 Republicans wrote to the leaders of Iran and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account.

Utah's Governor Signs LGBT Anti-Discrimination Bill

The bill was endorsed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The law includes protections in areas of housing and employment. It also contains some exemptions for religious groups.

How The Iran Letter Is Playing In The 2016 Campaign

Republican presidential contenders are backing the letter to Iran from 47 GOP senators.
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Alleged Secret Service Drunk Driving Incident Prompts Search For Answers

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are demanding answers after two Secret Service agents allegedly hit a barricade at the White House while drunk and disrupted an active bomb investigation.