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Silicon Valley has a diversity problem, with many tech companies employing a tiny number of African-Americans in key jobs. In Atlanta, black techies are working to diversify the industry's future.
June 4, 2016
Pope Francis broke a Catholic Church taboo last month when he said he would create a commission to study whether women can serve as deacons — as they did in early Christianity.
June 4, 2016
Her parents were in exile from South Africa. She went to an international school in Kenya. And she never expected to wear the tiara.
June 4, 2016
The GOP standard-bearer had lots of thoughts on the gorilla. Lots of thoughts. But it was a reporter who brought it up in the first place. It all equaled Internet, but who knows what it says about us.
June 4, 2016
To further his business interests, the real estate mogul and casino owner made friends with politicians on both sides of the aisle in the Garden State.
June 4, 2016
Donald Trump intensified his attacks on the federal judge presiding over fraud lawsuits against Trump University — saying Indiana-born Gonzalo Curiel is biased against him because "he's a Mexican."
June 4, 2016
Linda Johns was in the midst of a presentation at a Seattle bookstore when she suddenly felt intense flulike symptoms. But it wasn't flu. It was a heart attack, a type that hits healthy young women.
June 4, 2016
The man considered the greatest boxer of all time inspired millions by standing up for his principles during the 1960s, and by always entertaining — in the boxing ring and in front of a microphone.
June 3, 2016
The boxing legend's treatment could be complicated by symptoms of Parkinson's, the debilitating disease from which he's suffered for more than 30 years.
June 3, 2016
There's a heated battle about the Olympics in Rio. Some health experts are calling for the games to be moved because of Zika. Others say attending the games doesn't pose a threat.
June 3, 2016
The smash Broadway hit Hamilton is bringing legions of new fans to the grave sites of Alexander Hamilton and his wife, Eliza, both at Trinity Church in Lower Manhattan.
June 3, 2016
All of the men are Somali-Americans who are in their early 20s; they now face maximum sentences of life in prison.
June 3, 2016
The move comes as the city is struggling to regain public trust in its police force in the wake of the fatal shooting of a 17 year old.
June 3, 2016
A proposal by New Hampshire Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte to increase criminal penalties for possessing fentanyl is drawing the ire of advocates, who want to treat drug use as a public-health problem.
June 3, 2016
Investigators say a series of contract amendments resulted in payouts of tens of millions of dollars in salary and bonuses to the three executives from 2011 to 2015.
June 3, 2016
The federal ruling removes the possibility that the American women might refuse to play in this summer's Rio Olympics as part of the maneuvering over their union contract.
June 3, 2016
Yes, he is intense. He has a lot of tattoos. And he absolutely loves Senegal.
June 3, 2016
Ten refugees — swimmers, runners and judo athletes — have been named to the first-ever Olympics refugee team. They'll compete this August in Rio, where two of the refugee athletes already live.
June 3, 2016
When court is in session, most justices lunch together — but absolutely no talking about cases. Wine, however, is not unwelcome at some of their gatherings.
June 3, 2016
Author Sarah Hepola once got so drunk before a presentation that she didn't remember it the next day. She wrestles with her reasons for drinking in her memoir. Originally broadcast July 30, 2015.
June 3, 2016

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