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The Labor Department has suggested standards an employer must meet to consider a worker an independent contractor. Employment lawyers say this will lead to more lawsuits against employers.
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Antwon Rogers and his attorney, Jeff Lazarus. Rogers' life sentence was commuted earlier this year by President Obama.
The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of James Holmes, who opened fire on a packed movie theater in Aurora, Colo., in 2012.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman escaped from a Mexican maximum security prison earlier this week. NPR gets a tour of the tunnel he used to escape.
Trainwreck, written by Amy Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, stars Schume...
In 2011, Apatow heard Schumer on the radio and was struck by her candor. The two went on to collaborate on the film Trainwreck, about a woman who doesn't want a relationship.