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Assistant Attorney General Kimberly Strovink, of Massachusetts Attorney General Healey's Civil Rights Division, answers calls coming into the state's hate hotline. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Massachusetts Hotline Tracks Post-Election Hate

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Data from Match.com shows that singles are more likely now to shun those who don't share their political preference. dane_mark/iStock hide caption

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When Dating In The Era Of Divisive Politics, Both Sides Stick To Themselves

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Universities Grapple With Trump's Executive Order On Immigration

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Can Sobriety Tests Weed Out Drivers Who've Smoked Too Much Weed?

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Activists Fear Reversal Of Strict Rules On Campus Sexual Assault

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Harvard Survey Highlights Attitudes About Campus Sexual Assault

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Obama Championed The Fight Against Sexual Assaults. Will Trump?

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Clinton Backers Gather At Wellesley College To Watch Returns

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Wellesley College Students Anticipate Results Of Historic Election

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As Race Enters Homestretch, Many Voters Feel Campaign Fatigue

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On some campuses, the videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is being used as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent. Oivind Hovland/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Sexual Assault Activists, Trump Tape Is A Teachable Moment

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Creepy Clown Issues Have Gotten Worse

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Cell Phone Alerts After New York Bombings Raise Racial Profiling Concerns

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The first national marine monument in the Atlantic is designed to permanently protect nearly 5,000 square miles of underwater canyons and mountains off the coast of New England. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research/AP hide caption

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Obama Designates 1st Marine National Monument In The Atlantic Ocean

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A sign outside the camp office offers a reminder of the gadget policy. Tovia Smith/NPR hide caption

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Summer Camps Struggle To Enforce Bans On Screen Time

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