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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 â€” to describe himself.
- Violence Erupts At New Mexico Trump Rally
Police officers were hit by rocks as anti-Trump demonstrators charged barriers and threw various items. The police responded with smoke grenades and pepper spray.
- Obama Wraps Up Vietnam Visit; Heads To Japan
Obama's last stop of his Asia visit is Japan. David Greene talks to Evan Medeiros, former chief adviser for Asia on the National Security Council. He now heads Asia research at the Eurasia Group.
- The Pitfalls Of Creating A Disaster Recovery Program From Scratch
We have the second report in a probe into who profits when disaster strikes. NPR and the PBS show <em>Frontline</em> examine the millions wasted when state disaster recovery programs aren't up to the job.
- In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft
It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.
- Rising Seas Push Too Much Salt Into The Florida Everglades
Rising sea levels put extra pressure on coastal bedrock in South Florida. Eventually, as seawater moves in, it could contaminate plants on the surface and the region's stores of fresh water beneath.
- Online Eye Exam Site Makes Waves In Eye Care Industry
Need a vision test? Now you can do it online with a computer and a smartphone. The site has attracted a lot of attention in the tech world, but eye care professionals have concerns.
- Trump Gets Easy Win In Washington Primary; Clinton Wins Empty Vote
The Democratic results were somewhat surprising, as Sen. Bernie Sanders dominated the March caucuses that apportioned the state's presidential delegates.
- Baby Boomers Will Become Sicker Seniors Than Earlier Generations
The seniors of tomorrow will have much higher rates of diabetes and obesity than the seniors of today. That means higher medical bills for them â€” and for taxpayers, too.
- Louisiana Poised To Expand Hate-Crime Law To Protect Police
Gov. John Bel Edwards is expected to sign the legislation, supported by so-called Blue Lives Matter advocates, which would allow additional penalties against people who target first responders.
- Business Of Disaster: Insurance Firms Profited $400 Million After Sandy
More than three years after Superstorm Sandy, NPR and PBS's <em>Frontline</em> investigate the thousands still not home, the government agencies that failed to help and the companies that made millions.
- Justice Department To Seek Death Penalty For S.C. Church Shooting Suspect
Dylann Roof faces federal as well as state charges for the fatal shooting of nine people at a historically black church in Charleston in June 2015.
- NFL Awards Super Bowls To Atlanta, South Florida And Los Angeles
The cities will host the championship in 2019, 2020 and 2021, respectively. All three will have new or newly renovated stadiums for the games.
- For First Time In 130 Years, More Young Adults Live With Parents Than With Partners
Living with Mom and/or Dad is more popular than any other form of living arrangement among Americans ages 18-34, the Pew Research Center says.
- TSA Union Calls For More Screeners To Alleviate Long Security Lines
The union that represents Transportation Security Administration screeners is calling for 6,000 more screeners to help alleviate long lines at airport checkpoints. It says Congress is to blame for the staffing shortages.