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Doug Kiker (left) and Dan Schmalen are founders of Retrofit Careers, a job portal for those in successful drug and alcohol recovery. Emma Lee/WHYY hide caption

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New Job Hope For Adults In Drug And Alcohol Recovery

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Many in recovery go long periods without work, and face stigma against addiction. A new hiring site, just for job seekers in recovery, aims to change that.

New Job Hope For Adults In Drug And Alcohol Recovery

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In 'Capernaum,' The Chaos Of Lebanon From A Homeless Child's Perspective

In Beirut, a young boy sues his parents for giving birth to him in poverty. That's the premise of a new film from director Nadine Labaki which features her most unapologetically activist agenda.

In 'Capernaum,' The Chaos Of Lebanon From A Homeless Child's Perspective

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1968: After Dozens Of Acquittals, Police Forced To End Raids On Gay Haven

When nearly two dozen gay men were arrested, put on trial, and eventually acquitted of sodomy in 1968, it demonstrated to the larger gay community that they could organize against police harassment.

1968: After Dozens Of Acquittals, Police Forced To End Raids On Gay Haven

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Michal Kurtyka, the Polish official who led U.N. climate change negotiations in Katowice, Poland. On Dec. 15., nearly 200 countries agreed to a set of rules that will implement the landmark Paris agreement. Czarek Sokolowski/AP hide caption

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Nations Agree On Rules To Put Paris Climate Agreement Into Action

Nations agreed on rules to track the promises they made to reduce emissions, but did not set new emissions reduction goals necessary to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change.

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The Russia Investigations: A Case Still Unproven

This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case remains unproven.

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Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time

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Alaska fishermen who took advantage of new regulations allowing them to fish with a previously banned piece of gear are happy they saved their catch from hungry whales.

Alaska Fishermen Hauling A Bigger Catch With Gear They Get To Use For The First Time

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Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, will be acting White House chief of staff when John Kelly leaves at the end of the year. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff

It's unclear how long the OMB director will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end of the year.

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