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All Tech Considered

Twitter's Suspension of Sports Media Revives Debate Over Fair Use

Twitter is going after news media that share highlights of U.S. football games without sports organizations' permission. The move shines a spotlight on the notion of fair use of copyrighted content.

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Soccer buddies Lahis Maria Ramos Veras, 14 (left), and Milena Medeiros dos Santos, 16, don't let taunts keep them from playing. Lahis goes by the nickname "Lala." Lianne Milton for NPR hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Girls Of Brazil Face Slurs And Taunts If They Play Soccer

They're called lesbians and "macho girls." Their teams don't get much financial support from the public sector. But teenagers like Lala and Milena love the sport so much that they keep on kicking.

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Shots - Health News

California Doctors Get Advice On How To Provide Aid In Dying

Now that California has legalized aid in dying, doctors there need to know what to say to patients. They're getting help from doctors in Oregon, who have been answering these questions for decades.

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A study by two U.S. senators estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Groups Aim To Make It Easier To Own A Cable TV Box Instead Of Renting

A study estimated that 99 percent of cable TV subscribers rent their set-top boxes and pay on average $231 a year to do so. Groups want to make it easier for consumers to own similar devices.

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Taliban Announces It Has Withdrawn From Afghan City Of Kunduz

The group said it has achieved all its objectives, including seizing the major transportation hub of Kunduz, releasing its fighters from a prison and grabbing tons of weapons.

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It's All Politics

Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Resentencing For Juvenile Lifers

Three years ago, the court struck down mandatory life sentences in cases involving juvenile defendants. Should that ruling be applied retroactively to those sentenced to life long ago?

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Relatives mourn Mohammad Ikhlaq Saifi in his village outside New Delhi last month. The Muslim man was lynched, allegedly by a Hindu mob, after he was accused of killing a cow. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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Parallels - World News

India's Ban On Beef Leads To Murder, And Hindu-Muslim Friction

A Muslim man was lynched by a village mob that accused him of killing a cow. As Hindu nationalists gain ground, critics say they are threatening Indian traditions of pluralism.

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Planned Parenthood Will No Longer Accept Reimbursement For Fetal Tissue

President Cecile Richards said accusations that the organization illegally profits from tissue provided to researchers have "nothing to do with our fetal tissue donation compliance process."

In this photo taken in 2011, worshippers are pictured inside the Al-Iman Mosque after midday prayers in the Queens borough of New York. The NYPD disbanded the special unit tasked with carrying out surveillance of Muslim groups in 2014. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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Appeals Court Reinstates Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance Of Muslims

A U.S. appeals court compared the police department's program to past discrimination against other groups of Americans. It reverses a lower court's ruling that found police did not violate the rights of Muslims.

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Performing Arts

'Spring Awakening' Returns To Broadway — In Sign Language

The hit musical only closed six years ago, and now it's back, in a well-reviewed revival featuring hearing and deaf actors, who sing and sign during the performance.

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Ali Akbar Salehi, top, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, delivers a speech as lawmakers and officials discuss a bill on Iran's nuclear deal in parliament on Sunday. The parliament approved an outline of a bill allowing the deal's implementation. Ebrahim Noroozi/AP hide caption

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Parallels - World News

An Iran Deal Milestone That Tehran Wants To Play Down

Sunday is "adoption day" for Iran — the day it will begin sharply curtailing its nuclear program as part of the deal reached this summer with the U.S. and other world powers.

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WATCH: Andra Day

Day was born to perform: She's able to channel the likes of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday in songs that feel candid and vulnerable, but not understated.

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