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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg responded to President Trump's comments this past week about Buttigieg's marriage to Chasten Glezman. "I'm more interested in policies that affect LGBTQ people," Buttigieg said. Olivia Sun for NPR hide caption

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Pete Buttigieg Dismisses President Trump's Acceptance Of His Marriage

The president said the South Bend, Ind. mayor's marriage to a man was "absolutely fine." In an interview with NPR, Buttigieg said he was "more interested in policies that affect LGBTQ people."

French Culture Minister Françoise Nyssen (second right), Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo (center) and women's rights activists hold a banner reading "Maintenant on agit" ("Now we act"), on the eve of International Women's Day on March 7. They aim to raise funds to help women pursue justice, "so that no woman ever again has to say #MeToo." Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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In France, The #MeToo Movement Has Yet To Live Up To Women's Hopes

"The excuse we hear in France is that we have the French seduction type. ... It's in our culture and our tradition and blah, blah, blah," says a former member of Parliament.

In France, The #MeToo Movement Has Yet To Live Up To Women's Hopes

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In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham — whose father is a refugee from Vietnam — explores how Vietnamese entrepreneurs came to dominate the nail salon business in the U.S. Adele Pham/Courtesy of 'Nailed It' hide caption

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How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

If you got a manicure lately, chances are your nail salon was run by Vietnamese entrepreneurs. In Nailed It, director Adele Free Pham investigates how refugees built a multi-billion dollar industry.

How Vietnamese Americans Took Over The Nails Business: A Documentary

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Rich Isaacson, seen in his backyard in Pentagon City, Va., wrote his thesis on gravitational waves and says he always thought their existence would be proven sometime during his career. But he didn't realize that trying to see them would become his career. Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

In the 1970s, Rich Isaacson was presented with what seemed a crazy idea: using lasers to detect gravitational waves. It became the biggest project the National Science Foundation had ever funded.

Billion-Dollar Gamble: How A 'Singular Hero' Helped Start A New Field In Physics

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A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect? Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF hide caption

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Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet

A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?

Anukul Ghosh (left), 63, and Rabin Kumar Majhi, 51, pose as a newly married couple. Ghosh used to play female characters in the 1970s and 1980s. He has now retired from Jatra. Soumya Sankar Bose hide caption

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A Photographer's Search For The Vanishing Stars Of Bengali Folk Theater

Ten years after leaving his childhood home in West Bengal, photographer Soumya Sankar Bose returned to find that stars of Jatra, a popular local form of folk theater, were fading from public view.

Comedian Sammy Shore arrives at the world premiere of Cirque du Soleil's "Viva ELVIS" production at the Aria Resort & Casino on Feb. 19, 2010 in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Cirque du Soleil hide caption

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Legendary Comic Sammy Shore, Co-Founder Of The Comedy Store, Dies At 92

Shore died on Saturday surrounded by his family, his son announced on Twitter. The Comedy Store went on to become a hotbed for famous performers like David Letterman and Robin Williams.

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., spoke with the NPR Politics Podcast about why he is running for president and the events that propelled him to this point. Amr Alfiky/NPR hide caption

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In His Own Words: Cory Booker On 'The Worst Gut Punch' Of His Life

The Democratic presidential candidate regularly tells personal stories on the campaign trail. Booker shared one particularly powerful experience in an interview with the NPR Politics Podcast.

LISTEN: Cory Booker Tells The Story Of Hassan Washington

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President Donald Trump listens to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue during a signing ceremony. The USDA wants to move two vital research agencies out of Washington D.C. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Critics Say USDA Plan To Move Federal Agencies Could Hurt Research Vital For Farmers

A plan to move USDA research groups out of Washington, D.C. has towns clamoring for high-paying jobs. But critics say it's part of an effort to gut objective research and cut jobs at two agencies.

Critics Say USDA Plan To Move Federal Agencies Could Hurt Research Vital For Farmers

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President Donald Trump speaks on immigration in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 16, 2019. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

One of the Trump administration's top priorities is reshaping and restricting immigration. But many of the White House efforts have faced opposition from Congress, courts and local critics.

Tracking Trump On Immigration: Despite Focus, Many Ideas Are Stalled Or Blocked

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