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Obama Urges Congress To Make Paid Sick Leave Mandatory
President Obama says employers should offer more generous leave policies, including paid sick leave for the 43 million American workers who don't have it. Obama is urging Congress to require that.
Milwaukee Group Teaches Protesters Civil Disobedience Tactics
Dozens of people in Milwaukee have been protesting for months after a white police officer fired 14 shots and killed a mentally ill, unarmed African American man last April.
Latest Judge's Ruling On BP Oil Spill Is Key To Upcoming Trial
A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled that BP dumped 3.19 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The company could face a maximum $13.7 billion fine.
Economic Isolation Weighs On Iranians; Desire Nuclear Talks Resolved
As nuclear talks with Iran resume, Steve Inskeep talks to Thomas Erdbrink, Tehran bureau chief for The New York Times, about rhetoric and sentiment in that country.
Oscar Nominations Lack Diversity; 'Selma' Snubbed
All 20 nominees in the actor and actress categories are white. The directors and screenwriters nominated are male. David Greene talks to Wesley Morris, who writes for the online magazine Grantland.
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