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The U.S. Supreme Court will take up three cases that hinge on federal discrimination laws and whether they protect LGBTQ workers when its new term begins in October. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On LGBTQ Discrimination Protections For Employees

The court is poised to decide whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 applies to sexual orientation and gender identity, along with factors such as race, religion, sex and national origin.

Samsung executive DJ Koh holds up the new Galaxy Fold smartphone during an event on Feb. 20 in San Francisco. On Monday, the company announced it is delaying the device's launch. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Samsung Delays Launch Of $2,000 Folding Phone After Reviewers Find Broken Screens

The Galaxy Fold was due to go on sale this Friday, but reviewers discovered bulges, flickering and other problems with its 7.3-inch screen. Samsung says it plans to run further tests.

Democrats saw a major increase in voter turnout in Texas last year. Now, in the name of combating voter fraud, the Republican-controlled state legislature is looking at a new law that could increase criminal penalties for those who don't fill out voter registration forms properly. Drew Anthony Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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After Democrats Surged In 2018, Republican-Run States Eye New Curbs On Voting

After high turnout in the 2018 midterms gave Democrats big gains, several Republican-controlled states are considering changing the rules around voting in ways that might reduce future turnout.

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Most Teachers Don't Teach Climate Change; 4 In 5 Parents Wish They Did

As students around the globe participate in Earth Day, a new NPR/Ipsos poll finds 55% of teachers don't teach or talk about climate change and 46% of parents haven't discussed it with their kids.

Most Teachers Don't Teach Climate Change; 4 In 5 Parents Wish They Did

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When is a snore just annoying and when is it a sign of sleep apnea? Luckily, they sound pretty different. Aleksandra Shutova / EyeEm/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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Beyond Annoying: How To Identify The Sounds Of A Troublesome Snore

Most snoring is harmless, aside from the misery it might cause your bed mate. In some cases though, it's a sign of sleep apnea, a serious condition. Here's how to know the difference.

Beyond Annoying: How To Identify The Sounds Of A Troublesome Snore

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While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services like Blue Apron makes them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study says the kits actually produce less food waste. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Meal Kits Have A Smaller Carbon Footprint Than Grocery Shopping, Study Says

While it may seem that heaps of plastic from meal kit delivery services make them less environmentally friendly than traditional grocery shopping, a new study suggests that's not necessarily true.

Eva Noblezada, who plays Eurydice, and the Broadway cast of Hadestown. Matthew Murphy/Courtesy of Hadestown, The Musical hide caption

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Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

The singer-songwriter turned her 2010 concept album into a folk-opera stage production and earlier this month, the show made its Broadway debut.

Anaïs Mitchell's 'Hadestown' Musical Makes Its Broadway Debut

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