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A Journey Into the Righteous, Risk-Averse World of Faith-Based Films

How the Christian film industry works.

Joanna Rothkopf | Jezebel | Jun 2018
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The Last House in Rosewood

An important house in Florida history is for sale, its future uncertain. Some want the historic house preserved, while the racism that fueled the Rosewood riots remains.

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Japan’s Rent-a-Family Industry

People who are short on relatives can hire a husband, a mother, a grandson. The resulting relationships can be more real than you’d expect.

Elif Batuman | New Yorker | Apr 2018
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The Real Story of South Florida Rapper XXXTentacion

His rise to the top of the Billboard charts coincides with a list of criminal charges, including domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman.

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The Friend

When the author’s wife was dying, his best friend moved in.

Matthew Teague | Esquire | May 2015
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Last 'Two-Way' Post Isn't Our Last Story: A Look Back, And How To Find Us Now

Head over to npr.org/news to find the latest news updates. Or click through to learn why the blog is shutting down, and take a walk down memory lane with your humble news team.

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Kennedy Center Unveils Progress On New Extension For Artistic Projects

President Deborah Rutter hopes people will come to The REACH for "the artistic experience," but also to be together on the green roof and walking paths.

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S.C. Mom Says Baby Monitor Was Hacked; Experts Say Many Devices Are Vulnerable

Jamie Summitt was eating dinner with her family when her baby monitor started to move. Which was weird, because everyone who was supposed to have control of the camera was in the room with her.

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Former USA Gymnastics CEO Told Staff To Keep Alleged Abuse Quiet, Waited To Tell FBI

Steve Penny has denied that he or USAG attempted to cover up allegations of abuse by Larry Nassar. But emails indicate he and other top officials intentionally delayed contacting the FBI.

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U.S.-Led Coalition Accused Of 'Potential War Crimes' In Push To Reclaim Raqqa

Amnesty International alleges that during last year's successful campaign to dislodge ISIS from the Syrian city, the coalition's airstrikes were "either disproportionate or indiscriminate or both."

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How Auburn Softball Unraveled

A year with the scandal-plagued squad.

Tom Junod | ESPNw | Jun 2018
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Voters Are Deciding Whether To Recall Aaron Persky, Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner

Turner was convicted of sexual assault in 2016, and ultimately served three months in county jail. judge who sentenced him — who says he has "no regrets" — is on the ballot in

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Trump Picks Fight With The Eagles; Philadelphia Takes It From There

The White House says "only a tiny handful" of Eagles players agreed to come to D.C., causing Trump to cancel their visit. The fallout includes many accusations — and an apology from Fox News.

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When the Punishment Feels Like a Crime

Brock Turner’s twisted legacy—and a Stanford professor’s relentless pursuit of justice.

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Exploring The Digital Ruins Of 'Second Life'

What’s it like to log into the smash online hit of 2006 in the year 2018? It feels a lot like a dead mall.

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Harvey Weinstein Pleads Not Guilty To Rape Charges

The former movie producer made his first court appearance Tuesday since his arrest late last month.

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Fashion Designer Kate Spade Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Police say she was found in her New York City apartment Tuesday morning. She was 55.

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More Than 100 Migrants Feared Dead In Capsizing Off Tunisia

If the death toll is confirmed, it would reportedly be this year's deadliest shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Looking for Life on a Flat Earth

What a burgeoning movement says about science, solace, and how a theory becomes truth.

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Miss America Says Farewell To Its Swimsuit Competition, Embracing 'Whole New Era'

"We will no longer judge our candidates on their outward physical appearance," Gretchen Carlson, chairwoman of Miss America's board, announced. "That's huge."

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