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Kumar Chandran and Elanor Starmer with their son, Kailas Chandran. The couple's friends are envious of Chandran's paid paternity leave. Marisa Penaloza/NPR hide caption

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Men In America

More Dads Want Paternity Leave. Getting It Is A Different Matter

Paid paternity leave is a luxury in the U.S. Just 10 to 15 percent of employers offer it, even though an increasing number of fathers want, and expect, time off with a new child.

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Code Switch

Why We've Been Seeing More 'Yellowface' In Recent Months

You might have heard a lot recently about non-Asian people donning makeup or clothing to appear Asian. But why is it that we're seeing so much of this phenomenon, widely referred to as "yellowface"?

Bob Thomas fills up his pickup truck at the municipal-run gas station in Somerset, Ky. There are no candy bars, 44-ounce soft drinks or lottery tickets sold. The price of gas here is $3.36 a gallon, about 20 cents lower than the statewide average. Emil Moffatt/WKYU hide caption

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Business

City-Run Gas Station Makes Waves In Southeastern Kentucky

A gas station in Somerset, Ky., was opened recently by city officials as a way to try to lower gas prices. Critics call it a socialist move and say government competition isn't fair to local firms.

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