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July 9, 2014 | NPR · Several red states, including Louisiana, have been diverting some offenders away from prison and into drug treatment and other incarceration alternatives. But not everyone is embracing the effort.
 
July 9, 2014 | NPR · A white California Highway Patrol officer has been caught on video beating a homeless African-American woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. The highway patrol has started an investigation.
 
July 9, 2014 | NPR · A flood of children from Central America has put President Obama under pressure. Steve Inskeep talks to White House advisor Cecilia Muñoz about efforts to more quickly process them.
 

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July 9, 2014 | NPR · In a state that hosts one of the nation's closest Senate races, the president spoke about the women's issues that could turn the election. But Sen. Mark Udall opted not to appear alongside Obama.
 
July 9, 2014 | NPR · After two decades of lobbying for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force has decided to withdraw its support for the bill. In the wake of the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision, the group fears that the ENDA's broad religious exemption would allow companies to discriminate against employees for their sexual orientation or gender identity. Melissa Block speaks with the group's executive director, Rae Carey, about the move.
 
July 9, 2014 | NPR · U.S.-German relations were further strained Wednesday over reports that prosecutors in Germany are investigating a German soldier accused of spying for the U.S. It's the second such case in a week.
 

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July 5, 2014 | NPR · In the year since Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi was ousted, a military man was elected president and a budding insurgency has grown, as correspondent Leila Fadel tells NPR's Tamara Keith.
 

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July 6, 2014 | NPR · Tensions are high following the murder of three young Israelis and a Palestinian teen. Relatives of the murdered Palestinian say his American cousin was beaten by Israeli police during a protest.
 

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Jan 23, 2014 — The Ralph Lauren-designed uniform to be worn by U.S. athletes during next week's opening ceremony in Sochi has been described as "hideously ugly."
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Dec 6, 2013 — Radiant Orchid is the new "in" color for 2014, according to the institute, which gave us Emerald this year.
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Oct 2, 2013 — After 16 years Jacobs has decided to turn his full attention to his own company. Vuitton management says, "C'est la vie!"
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May 9, 2013 — Matthew Burnett wanted his clothing line to be "Made in the USA." But he decided it was too difficult to find information on U.S. manufacturers. So Burnett and his business partners created Maker's Row, a website where people who design things can find people who make things.
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Jan 21, 2013 — The first lady is well known for her wardrobe choices, and for the inauguration, Michelle Obama showed off her ability to make multiple style statements during a single day.
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Sep 11, 2012 — On today's show, we have four short Planet Money stories.
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Jun 4, 2012 — Would you get nearly naked before your computer in search of a better-fitting dress or the perfect pair of jeans? A British company is hoping to convince millions of us to do just that — scan our bodies for commerce.
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Jul 21, 2011 — Wristwatches went the way of the dinosaur when cell phones took over as timepieces. Or did they? Turns out the T-Rex — or rather, Timex — is making a comeback, along with Rolex, Swatch, Seiko and Casio.
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Sep 9, 2010Tell Me More's Amy Ta takes a closer look at designer Carmen Wu's fashion philosophy.
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Sep 8, 2010 — It's well-known that the sizes on women's clothing are unreliable.  But men have long relied on the sanctity of sizing by waist measurement.  Think again.  Abram Sauer at Esquire found men's pants sizes are every bit as unreliable as women's.
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