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September 29, 2020 5 min
Anita Hill, chair of the Hollywood Commission, discusses a new report's findings on sexual harassment in the industry. She also discusses Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation battle and Joe Biden.
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More than $6 billion in federal funding has been routed through a firm that manages defense contracts, making the agreements subject to less federal scrutiny and transparency.
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The Texas Republican, author of One Vote Away, a book about the Supreme Court, says President Trump's nominee to the court should not recuse herself if the November election ends up at the high court.
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In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stubbornly unchanged in the face of historic tumult.
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Known also as the Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur is a day of fasting, prayer and repentance in the Jewish tradition, with the day before set aside for eating and preparing for the holy day.
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If you thought the fight over whether rideshare and delivery drivers who work for app-based platforms like Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Postmates was over when the California legislature passed AB 5, the controversial labor law designed to provide employee classification and protections to the gig workers who drive for those platforms, think again.
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As the nation and world reckon with a racist past, many workplaces and institutions have turned to diversity and inclusion training or workshops to bring people up to speed. But some argue those programs, which have been used for decades, haven’t proven successful.
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In the wake of George Floyd’s murder at the beginning of the summer that led to nationwide protests against racial inequality and police brutality, Minneapolis made a pledge to defund the Minneapolis Police Department.
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Experts say the hotel industry may not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2023. Hospitality workers are bearing the brunt of this long downturn.
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Young people are known for taking to the streets in protest, but less so at the ballot box. An advocate, 19, from Los Angeles says lowering the age limit could foster a generation of loyal voters.
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Some friendships are built to last— or at least, were. With the pandemic, once robust friendships are undergoing new strain, while others are rekindling.
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President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a generation and that he hopes will provide a needed boost to his reelection effort.
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Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal joined forces to bring the Lakers three straight national titles and restore the team into a powerful NBA franchise.
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A New York Times report that President Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income tax the year he entered the White House — and, thanks to colossal losses, no income tax at all in 11 of the 18 years that the Times reviewed — served to raise doubts about Trump’s self-image as a shrewd and successful businessman.
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In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, we speak with Dr. Robert Kim-Farley, professor of epidemiology and community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
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Justin Clark will play a lead role in the Trump campaign's legal strategy, fighting over voting rules — and perhaps the outcome — for the November election.
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Plus, of all U.S. homes that include someone with a disability, 63% report serious financial hardship during the pandemic, and 37% have used up all or most of their savings.
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The mother of seven, beloved in her community and by Notre Dame students, is a sparkling intellect who is likely more conservative than the man she clerked for and revered, Justice Antonin Scalia.
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There is renewed energy around the push to make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. Much of that energy comes from young activists who see it as a civil rights issue.
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Hunger is one of the most urgent — yet hidden — crises facing the nation. In this special episode of All Things Considered, a look at how food insecurity has been exacerbated by the coronavirus.
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