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Martha Hernandez, left, and Ana Suda say they were interrupted and detained because they spoke Spanish while shopping for groceries in a convenience store in Havre, Montana. They've now filed a lawsuit. The friends are seen here in front of the store last month. Brooke Swaney/ACLU of Montana via AP hide caption

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Americans Who Were Detained After Speaking Spanish In Montana Sue U.S. Border Agency

"I saw that you guys are speaking Spanish, which is very unheard of up here," a CBP agent told two women in a convenience store. The women were born in California and Texas.

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How Northam, Neeson Can Represent 'Racism Without Racists'

Virgnia Gov. Ralph Northam and actor Liam Neeson were both involved in actions widely condemned as racist. Both denied they are racist. It's a phenomenon known as "racism without racists."

How Northam, Neeson Can Represent 'Racism Without Racists'

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New Music Friday: Our Top 6 Albums Out Today

NPR Music's list of the best albums out this week includes the first new music from Chaka Khan in 12 years, the transporting sounds of Yann Tiersen and the bubblegum punk of Sir Babygirl.

New Music Friday: Our Top Six Albums Out Feb. 15

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Man Who Suffocated An Attacking Mountain Lion Describes Fight For His Life

Travis Kauffman, 31, was halfway through his run in the foothills outside Fort Collins, Colo., when he heard rustling behind him. He soon found himself in a struggle to survive.

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How One Couple's Love Story Sparked Change In Their Community, Block By Block

Husband and wife Larry and Sharon Adams have spent the past two decades renovating homes in their Milwaukee neighborhood. Their commitment to their community grew out of their own relationship.

How One Couple's Love Story Sparked Change In Their Community, Block By Block

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Supporters stand on a roof with placards and banners as they attend the final campaign rally of the Nigerian opposition leader Akitu Abubakar on Thursday in Jimeta, eastern Nigeria. Luis Tato /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nigerian Election Has 70 Candidates, Just 2 Front-Runners

In Africa's most populous country, current President Muhammadu Buhari is trying to hold on to his position, and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar is his fiercest challenger.

HIV-positive patients and their families protest against hospitals' lack of medicines and supplies in Caracas, Venezuela in April 2018. Some patients are fleeing to neighboring countries like Peru in search of lifesaving anti-retroviral drugs. Luis Robayo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Venezuela's Health Crisis Spills Over To Neighboring Countries

Refugees are fleeing to try and get health care. And disease outbreaks across Latin America are being linked back to Venezuela.

Covington Catholic (Ky.) High School student Nick Sandmann, is seen here standing before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial in January. An independent report found the students did not instigate the confrontation. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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Investigators For Diocese Say Kentucky Students Did Not Initiate Confrontation

A detective agency hired by the Covington Catholic school found students blameless in the standoff with a Native American man near the Lincoln Memorial that went viral on social media last month.

Students hold placards as they shout slogans during a protest at the state university grounds in Manila on Thursday in support of CEO of Rappler, Maria Ressa, who was arrested a day earlier. Ted Aljibe/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalist's Arrest In Philippines Sparks Demonstrations, Fears Of Wider Crackdown

Maria Ressa, the CEO of the news outlet Rappler, which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, was arrested earlier this week and charged with violating the country's cybercrime law.

In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt made national headlines when she severed her husband's penis and threw it out a car window. She later maintained that her husband had been abusive. Amazon Prime Video hide caption

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26 Years Later, 'Lorena' Revisits The Bobbitt Saga — And The Media Reaction

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In 1993, Lorena Bobbitt made national headlines when she severed her husband's penis and threw it out a car window. A new documentary looks at the gender politics of the reactions to the incident.

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