Tovia Smith Tovia Smith is an award-winning NPR News National Desk correspondent based in Boston.

A Year Later, Americans Are Deeply Divided Over The #MeToo Movement

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News Brief: Trump Visits Pittsburgh, Americans Divided On #MeToo, Pakistan Blasphemy Case

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On #MeToo, Americans More Divided By Party Than Gender

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Some sixty "Opiod Overdose Kits" have been added defibrillator boxes in Bridgewater State University dorms and academic buildings like this one. Tovia Smith / NPR hide caption

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On College Campuses, Making Overdose Medication Readily Available

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The entrance to the Georgetown Preparatory School in Bethesda, Md., which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh attended. The allegations of drinking and sexual misconduct swirling around Kavanaugh have prompted a new round of soul-searching at elite prep schools. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Advocates Brace As DeVos Preps Policies On Campus Sexual Misconduct

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News Brief: Manafort Expected To Plead Guilty In D.C., Massachusetts Explosions, Hurricane Latest

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Suspected Gas Explosions In Massachusetts

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The vast majority of survivors of sexual assaults and harassment never report what happened to them. But now "there's an app for that." Actually several. Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images hide caption

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How Smartphone Apps Could Change The Way Sexual Assault Is Reported

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Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued new guidance last fall on how campuses should handle accusations of sexual assault. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Defends Campus Sexual Assault Rules

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Tourists gathered earlier this week at the Boston Tea Party Ships and Museum to relive a moment in history. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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With A Midweek Holiday, Marking A Revolution With Moderation

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Students work on computers in Henderson, Nev. Several states including Utah and Ohio use automated grading on student essays written as part of standardized tests. John Locher/AP hide caption

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More States Opting To 'Robo-Grade' Student Essays By Computer

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New England Patriots players Devin McCourty, left, and Jason McCourty, far right, post for a photo Tuesday night at the Suffolk County DA candidates' panel. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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NFL Players Move Their Protests Off The Field, Grilling DA Candidates

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Yawkey Way, outside Fenway Park, was named for the late, former Boston Red Sox owner, Tom Yawkey, who was known for his philanthropy, but also for what was a racist ball club. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Boston Changes 'Yawkey Way' To 'Jersey Street' After Concerns Over Racist Legacy

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First lady Barbara Bush, with her pet dog Millie, talks to reporters in September 1990 in Washington, D.C. Mrs. Bush said Iraq cannot be allowed to get away with its occupation of Kuwait. She also revealed that Millie has a case of lupus but "she's in complete remission." Charles Tasnadi/AP hide caption

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Former First Lady Barbara Bush Dies At 92

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