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The jury said that the venture capital firm Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield and Byers did not retaliate against former partner Ellen Pao by terminating her. The case has spurred conversation about gender...
The hood ornament of a 1955 Chevy Belair. Under new more liberal policies in...
In Havana, Cuba, the old cars that crowd the streets used to symbolize a stagnant nation. Now enterprising Cubans have begun renting cars out to tourists who are hungry for the cars of their youth....
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China's sports bureaucracy threatened this week to standardize dancing in public squares. Government committees have for decades drafted standardized eye exercises for squinting school children,...
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Cholita, an Andean bespectacled bear, was rescued from a circus in Peru afte...
In Peru, a beleaguered bear is looking for a new home.And the former circus animal is getting high-profile help from Michael Bond, the British author of the well-loved children's books about...
Russell Moore preaching during the first plenary address, "Black, And White ...
Southern Baptist leaders were supposed to be talking about bioethics this week at a summit in Nashville, Tenn. That changed in December after a New York grand jury declined to return an indictment in...
As astronaut Scott Kelly launches into space Friday for what is a planned year-long mission on the International Space Station, NPR hears from fellow astronaut Reid Wiseman who was on the space...
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