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The Green Book: Celebrating 'The Bible of Black Travel'

A family vacation was like planning a military campaign. In the Jim Crow era, this guide book was essential for traveling safely.

The Green Book: Celebrating 'The Bible of Black Travel'

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The Russia Investigations: Trump Says His Answers For Mueller Are Done. Now What?

The president told reporters that he wrote the answers to questions from the special counsel and that he did so "very easily." He also said he suspected some were designed to be a "perjury trap."

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Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on Amazon's plan to open a headquarters in New York. It's prompted an unlikely coalition to unite in opposition, due to tax breaks and subsidies the company will recieve.

Opinion: Amazon Deal In New York Creates Some Unlikely Allies

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Francescangeli says boys sometimes work long hours and are often tasked with pushing carts to move rocks out of the mines. "Being a child in these places is really hard," he says. "If they have some time to spend in a free way, they like to be children. But their life doesn't permit them to be children so often." Simone Francescangeli hide caption

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PHOTOS: Dust And Danger For Adults — And Kids — In Bolivia's Mines

When photographer Simone Francescangeli took pictures of the miners, he was struck by the dangerous environment — and the number of children he saw working in the mines.

For the first time since women have been allowed to apply, a woman has passed the initial Special Forces Assessment and Selection process, placing her on the path to become the first female Green Beret. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Woman Qualifies For Special Forces Training, Could Be The First Female Green Beret

The Army opened special operations jobs to women in 2016 but only one has passed the first stage, a 24-day program designed to push soldiers to the brink of mental and physical exhaustion.

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Supreme Court To Weigh In On Dispute Over Census Citizenship Question Evidence

The justices will hear arguments over whether Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross can be questioned under oath for the lawsuits over the controversial citizenship question he added to the 2020 census.

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'Authenticity Is My Rebellion': Viola Davis On 'Widows,' Steve McQueen And Legacy

The only black actor to have won an Emmy, a Tony and an Oscar stars as a grieving wife turned professional criminal in a new heist thriller. "I approached her like a real woman," she says.

'Authenticity Is My Rebellion': Viola Davis On 'Widows,' Steve McQueen And Legacy

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Judge Rules In Favor Of CNN, Temporarily Restores Correspondent's Credential

The federal judge said the White House cannot revoke reporters' access without due process, as apparently happened in Jim Acosta's case. President Trump said the administration was writing up rules.

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'I Found The Treasure When I Found You': 2 Veterans Rekindle Bond Forged By War

John Nordeen and Kay Lee lost touch after serving in the Vietnam War. They recall how, decades later, they reconnected. "John, we were so lucky," Lee said. "We survived Vietnam and we're still here."

'I Found The Treasure When I Found You': 2 Veterans Rekindle Bond Forged By War

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Cranberry Relish: The NPR Recipe That Divides Thanksgiving Tables

It's the Friday before Thanksgiving, which means it's time for the annual recitation of Mama Stamberg's cranberry relish. Love it or hate it? Listeners weigh in.

Cranberry Relish: The NPR Recipe That Divides Thanksgiving Tables

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