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Head Of House Intel Committee Went To White House Grounds To Meet Source

NPR | March 27, 2017

Rep. Devin Nunes secretly went to the White House grounds to view classified intelligence, before briefing President Trump and the press on information that other committee members hadn't seen.

States Give New Parents Baby Boxes To Encourage Safe Sleep Habits

NPR | March 27, 2017

The baby boxes that Finland gives to all new mothers are legendary. Now states in the U.S. are experimenting with them as a way to encourage safe sleep practices and reduce SIDS.

D.C.'s Missing Teens: A False Number That Spurred A Real Conversation On Race

NPR | March 27, 2017

A viral image last week claimed 14 girls of color went missing in 24 hours in D.C. — though police say that's untrue. But the facts are startling, with very real consequences.

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Outrage, Explanations After United Turns Away Girls From Flight For Wearing Leggings

NPR | March 27, 2017 2:04 p.m.

A woman live-tweeted in disbelief on Sunday as two young girls were turned away for wearing leggings. Why? United, like many airlines, has an enforced dress code for people flying on "buddy passes."

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Raiders Set To Split For Las Vegas, Leaving Oakland ... In A Year Or Two

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:48 p.m.

By overwhelming majority, NFL owners voted Monday to approve the Raiders' bid to make a new home in Sin City. But it won't be a quick farewell. They're still playing in Oakland at least through 2017.

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California Developer Offers $10 Million For Portland's Wapato Jail

OPB | March 27, 2017 1:45 p.m. | Portland

California real estate developers have offered to buy a Multnomah County jail that cost taxpayers $58 million dollars to build, but has only been used in film and TV shoots.

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College Classes In Maximum Security: 'It Gives You Meaning'

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:29 p.m.

A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hired is a challenge.

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AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:29 p.m.

The Associated Press tallied up business lost because of the controversial law, based on interviews and public records. The AP says its estimate of $3.76 billion over 12 years is probably low.

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For Utah Newlywed, An 'Egregious' Prison Stint In Venezuela

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:29 p.m.

Joshua Holt, a Mormon, was on his honeymoon in Venezuela last year when he was arrested in an anti-gang operation. He's been in jail since. The U.S. has called for his release on humanitarian grounds.

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'Open Schools' Made Noise In The '70s; Now They're Just Noisy

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:29 p.m.

'Student-centered' education. 'Learning by doing.' What could go wrong?

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This Week In Education: Supreme Court Rules On Special Ed; Senator Slams Vouchers

NPR | March 27, 2017 1:22 p.m.

Plus a bill for 'Dreamers' and a former for-profit college lobbyist leaves the Education Department.

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ACLU Oregon: Joven DACA Es Detenido Por Agentes De ICE En El Sureste De Portland

OPB | March 27, 2017 12:45 p.m. | Portland

La Unión de Libertades Civiles Americanas (ACLU) de Oregon, informó que el domingo por la mañana, agentes del Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas, detuvieron a un joven en su hogar al sureste de Portland.   

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Attorney General Orders Crackdown On 'Sanctuary Cities,' Threatens Holding Funds

NPR | March 27, 2017 12:42 p.m.

The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.