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Poll: Discrimination Against Women Is Common Across Races, Ethnicities, Identities

New results from an NPR poll show sexism and discrimination against women is widespread and pervasive. Sexual harassment is just one of many challenges women experience in daily life.

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Window Blind Cords Still Pose A Deadly Risk To Children

Nearly one child a month dies after being entangled in window blind cords, despite years of effort to reduce the toll. A new industry standard to remove most corded blinds from the market may help.

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Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountability

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with actor Terry Crews about sexual assault, how he joined the #MeToo movement and why he is fighting to hold people in Hollywood accountable.

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Rohingya Activist: 'Rohingya Are Not Safe Anywhere'

More than half of Myanmar's Rohingya have fled the country since 1978 because of periodic military crackdowns. Activist Adbul Rasheed is working for the safe repatriation of his people.

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'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."

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This Year's Christmas Tree Shortage Has Roots In The Recession

This season, a tightened tree supply dates back eight to 10 years ago, when fewer trees were planted. Due also in part to an exodus of tree farmers in the industry, prices have more than doubled.

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Stories Of Syria's Uprising, And Its Backyard Funerals, In 'Gardens Speak'

In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury's interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria's civil war.

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The Internet Celebrates The First Snow Of The Season

The Northest, Southeast, and mid-Atlantic were blanketed in the season's first snowfall this weekend, prompting some panic, and lots of Instagrammed awe.

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Anti-Trump Protests Flare In Beirut Near The US Embassy

The demonstrators are responding to President Trump's decision last week to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of American foreign policy.

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I Can't Stop Drinking Coffee Out of This Temperature-Regulating Mug

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:00
The $80 Ember Ceramic Mug keeps 10 ounces of coffee at whatever temperature you want, for as long as you want.
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Security News This Week: Apple Patches a Very Bad iOS HomeKit Bug

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:00
Another Apple security goof, email hacks, and more of the week's top security news.
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Patagonia Going After President Trump Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:00
A lot of things shook up Twitter last week, but Patagonia going after President Trump was the biggest rumble.
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On The Hunt For The 'Love' In Granola: A Story About Loving Yourself

The FDA infamously sanctioned a bakery for listing "love" as an ingredient, but our writer wanted that recipe. She found a treasure of another sort, one of value for those with eating disorders.

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Making the Silence Breakers Time’s Person of the Year Won’t Change Anything

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:00
Opinion: While it’s satisfying to see sexual harassers get their comeuppance, no one should believe this marks the beginning of a cultural shift.
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When Waze Won't Help, Palestinians Make Their Own Open Source Maps

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:00
In a place and conflict where “facts on the ground” are endlessly contested, having access to good navigation maps and apps is more than a matter of getting there.
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A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

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As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Begin to Take Shape

No one on the outside knows what cards Robert Mueller holds, but his actions offer some clues. Here's a look at some of the laws the special counsel might try to use in a potential prosecutions.

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Rows Of Hot Pink Paper, All Saying #MeToo

Mexican artist Monica Mayer brings her "Clothesline Project" to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

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The Dirty Secret of the IPCC’s Plan to Avert Climate Disaster: BECCS (Carbon Capture Technology) Doesn’t Yet Exist.

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:00
The Paris agreement on climate change charts a narrow path to avoiding a global apocalypse. Just one problem: Its centerpiece is a technology that basically doesn’t yet exist.
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Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

The sediment and muddy freshwater that spilled into these Texas bodies of water are causing problems for the shipping and oyster industries.

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