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Lawmakers Seek Federal 'Oversight' Of Workers' Comp As States Limit Benefits

Members of the House and Senate are calling on the Labor Department to help injured workers who are losing benefits. The members cite an NPR/ProPublica investigation.

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon In Jerusalem Urges Calm As Violence Continues

The secretary-general's visit comes as recent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians have left dozens dead.

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Rep. Paul Ryan Will Run For Speaker Of The House, Under Several Conditions

Ryan, who has been pressured to run for the speakership by several prominent GOP colleagues, says that if the divided party unites behind him, he will run for House speaker.

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Former Louisville Players, Recruits Say Assistant Coach Paid For Dorm 'Sex Parties'

After ESPN aired a damning report this morning, the basketball team's head coach Rick Pitino called on the accused former assistant coach Andre McGee to tell the truth about what happened.

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A Sea Story

The Estonia was carrying 989 passengers when it sank in 30-foot seas on its way across the Baltic in September 1994. More than 850 lost their lives. The ones who survived acted quickly and remained calm.

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U.S., Russia Come To Agreement To Prevent Midair Mishaps Over Syria

The agreement calls for pilots to be "professional," to communicate over a designated frequency if necessary, and to maintain a "safe distance" at all times.

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Chemicals In Sunscreen Are Harming Coral Reefs, Says New Study

Researchers found that chemicals in a single drop of sunscreen can wreak havoc on fragile coral reef systems.

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The Strange Case of Anna Stubblefield

She told the family of a severely disabled man that she could help him to communicate with the outside world. Then she said they were in love.

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Tracy Morgan Announces 2016 Comedy Tour

The tour is being called "Tracy Morgan: Picking Up the Pieces" and is set to kickoff in Hammond, In. in February.

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Crowds Of Migrants And Refugees Prompt Slovenia To Deploy Army

Faced with delays, hundreds of people are being forced to camp outdoors along the route that they hope ends in Austria, Germany, and other European Union nations.

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Who Killed Lorenzen Wright?

Investigating the unsolved murder of a former NBA player.

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Alabama Judge Accused Of Telling Offenders To Give Blood Or Go To Jail

The Southern Poverty Law Center filed an ethics complaint against Judge Marvin Wiggins. Last month, the judge told a room full of people who owed fines they could stay out of jail by donating blood.

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Top Stories: Canadian Election Results; White House Astronomy Night

Also: A senior Hamas leader is detained and accused of inciting attacks against Israelis; Ohio suspends executions after it can't find lethal injection drugs; and new drone rules are proposed.

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Clock-Making Texas Teen Visits White House For Astronomy Night

After Ahmed Mohamed was arrested, he received thousands of messages of support – including one from President Obama, who tweeted, "Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House?"

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Shuttered

On the ground with a young Texas doctor who travels the state to provide abortions.

Irin Carmon | MSNBC | Oct 2015
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Trudeau Upsets Harper, As 'Liberal Wave' Takes Canada's Prime Minister Post

After his victory, Justin Trudeau, 43, touted "sunny ways" to a boisterous crowd in Montreal, a reference to his insistence on running a positive campaign.

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An Epic Escape From Syria

A twenty-four-year-old refugee’s journey across ten borders.

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Women, Sex, And The Arab Spring

Seated on my sofa, Meriem narrated her life story. I stopped her on occasion to be sure I wasn’t misunderstanding her Moroccan Arabic. “Your childhood boyfriend raped you?” I asked. I repeated the word she had used, which I assumed meant “rape.” She nodded while I looked it up in my dictionary, but rape wasn’t there.

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Update: New Normal?

In this hour of Radiolab: reframing our ideas about normalcy. Three stories where choice challenges destiny. 

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Oscar Pistorius Released From Jail

South Africa's paralympian sprinter has been released from prison following his "culpable homicide" conviction in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend. He is under house arrest.

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