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'Prisoner' Is An Intimate Portrait Of One Journalist's Captivity In Iran

Writer Jason Rezaian is unsparingly personal throughout the telling of his arrest, imprisonment and trial, writing of his childhood, family, visits with his wife — and fears and insecurities.

Coal miner Nick Stiltner reviews an x-ray of his lungs showing black lung disease at the Stone Mountain Clinic in Grundy, Va. Courtesy of Elaine McMillion Sheldon/PBS Frontline hide caption

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Calls For Change Follow NPR/Frontline Black Lung Investigation

Federal regulations for silica dust in coal mines haven't changed in decades. But since an NPR/Frontline report into black lung, some are calling for a new response.

The Supreme Court's decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining or remaining in the military while the lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed. Al Drago/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Revives Trump's Ban On Transgender Military Personnel, For Now

The court's decision allows the Pentagon to bar transgender people from joining the military while two lower-court rulings that had blocked the policy are appealed.

The U.S. faces a Jan. 30 deadline to request extradition from Canada for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou (center) seen here leaving her home while out on bail in Vancouver. Ben Nelms/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Will Seek To Extradite Huawei CFO Meng, Canadian Diplomat Says

In response, China warns it will retaliate if Canada tries to send Meng Wanzhou to the U.S., where she faces allegations of bank fraud related to skirting sanctions on Iran.

The Queensbridge Houses, the largest public housing complex in the country, near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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With Amazon's Arrival, A New York Community Pushes To Be Included

Many residents of the Queensbridge public housing development feel they have not benefited much from the area's booming development. With Amazon, activists are trying to change that story.

With Amazon's Arrival, A New York Community Pushes To Be Included

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Covington Catholic (Ky.) High School student Nick Sandmann, seen here standing before Native American activist Nathan Phillips at the Lincoln Memorial, says he has received death threats after video of their encounter went viral. Kaya Taitano/Social Media via Reuters hide caption

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Differing Narratives Emerge After Standoff Between Native American Man, High School Student

The interaction between the man and the teen caused an outcry. But a more complicated picture has emerged of the day when several groups of protesters converged at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

Differing Narratives After Standoff Between Native American Man, High School Student

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After taking a break to go back to school, do some acting and become a mom, Sharon Van Etten has just released her first new album in five years. Ryan Pfluger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Hear Sharon Van Etten Break Down Every Track On Her Stunning New Album

The singer reflects on how her life has changed in the five years since her previous album, shares stories about her new songs, and explains why she decided to demolish her beloved sound.

Hear Sharon Van Etten Break Down Every Track On Her Stunning New Album

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For Many With Disabilities, 'Let It Go' Is An Anthem Of Acceptance

The breakout song from Disney's Frozen has inspired many marginalized groups — but its message of rejecting stigma holds special resonance for disabled people and their families.

For Many With Disabilities, 'Let It Go' Is An Anthem Of Acceptance

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A scanning electron micrograph shows microglial cells (yellow) ingesting branched oligodendrocyte cells (purple), a process thought to occur in multiple sclerosis. Oligodendrocytes form insulating myelin sheaths around nerve axons in the central nervous system. Dr. John Zajicek/Science Source hide caption

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Researchers Find A Web Of Factors Behind Multiple Sclerosis

It's looking like MS strikes when a variety of triggers gang up to impair neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Researchers are using their new knowledge to search for treatments.

Kansas state Sen. Stephanie Clayton was elected as a Republican in Nov., 2018, but has since left and joined the Democrats. Two other former Republicans, Sen. Dinah Sykes and Sen. Barbara Bollier, have done the same. Nicholas Clayton/AP hide caption

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These 3 Former Kansas Republicans Say They No Longer Felt At Home In The GOP

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As lawmakers returned to the Kansas state capitol this year, three seats won by Republicans are now in the hands of Democrats. That's after three suburban Republican women left the GOP.

These 3 Former Kansas Republicans Say They No Longer Felt At Home In The GOP

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Carlos Fernando Chamorro, editor of Confidencial, walks through the publication's ransacked offices in Managua, Nicaragua, in December, 2018. Chamorro has fled the country, citing "threats" from the government. Alfredo Zuniga/AP hide caption

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Leading Journalist Flees Nicaragua, Citing 'Extreme Threats' From The Government

Carlos Fernando Chamorro's newsroom was raided by police in December. International observers say President Daniel Ortega's government has grown increasingly repressive.

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Shutdown Makes Government Websites More Vulnerable To Hackers, Experts Say

The longer the federal shutdown lasts, the more likely security breaches of government websites become, cyber specialists say. And it could lead to security problems long after the government reopens.

Shutdown Makes Government Websites More Vulnerable To Hackers, Experts Say

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Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's new president, is among a wave of far-right leaders who have risen on the world stage. On Tuesday, Bolsonaro will headline the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Evaristo Sa/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Analysis: How The Rise Of The Far Right Threatens Democracy Worldwide

From Turkey and Hungary, to India and the Philippines, the voices of nationalism have become dominant forces that begin with the election of a charismatic, influential and powerful man.

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