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A 69,000-person class action against the parent company of Kay Jewelers alleges widespread pay discrimination against female employees. The suit alleges that at the same time, the company failed to stop a pattern of unwanted sexual advances by male managers. Bill Wippert/AP hide caption

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Citing feedback over HB2, Gov. Pat McCrory said that he has seen "misinformation, misinterpretation, confusion, a lot of passion and frankly, selective outrage and hypocrisy." Screen shot by NPR hide caption

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Ellen Pao, a former partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, says women were excluded from all-male meetings at the company and denied seats on boards. The firm says she was fired for poor performance. Robert Galbraith/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Sex Discrimination Trial Puts Silicon Valley Under The Microscope

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