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A recent Gallup poll suggests gun policy is a high priority for voters during this election cycle. Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public Radio hide caption

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Foresight 2020: Guns

Listener Jessica, from Denver, said she's voting based on gun policy. "I have a 6-year-old little boy, and gun violence is the second leading cause of death among children in this country. We need to tackle it as a public health issue."

Foresight 2020: Guns

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With a single blog post, engineer Susan Fowler's account of sexism and harassment tossed Uber into turmoil. Mason Foster hide caption

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'One Very, Very Strange Year': A Conversation With Uber Whistleblower Susan Fowler

"I was followed by private investigators. I'd get calls from reporters about rumors about me. They were trying to discredit me. It was a terrifying experience," says whistleblower Susan Fowler.

'One Very, Very Strange Year': A Conversation With Uber Whistleblower Susan Fowler

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A Chinese woman takes money after sliding steamed buns down a ramp used to prevent touching and contact as the customer takes his order at a local takeout restaurant in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer/Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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The News Roundup For February 21, 2020

Roger Stone has been sentenced, and the Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy. COVID-19 continues to spread, and the U.S. reached a possible truce in Afghanistan.

The News Roundup For February 21, 2020

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VotoLatino President and CEO Maria Teresa Kumar speaks during the Women's March "Power to the Polls" voter registration tour launch at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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The First Major Test Of Latino Voters

Former Trump advisor Jacob Monty says President Trump hasn't done enough to gain more of the Latino vote, and it's going to show when they show up to vote.

The First Major Test Of Latino Voters

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Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Wants You To Stop Telling Women To Smile

"We've been socialized to be certain ways. I think a lot of men are performing a certain type of masculinity that they've been taught," Tatyana Fazlalizadeh says.

Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Wants You To Stop Telling Women To Smile

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Police officers block a street. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the average annual operating cost per incarcerated person is $22,650. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rehabilitation And Education In America's Prisons

"I think there is an openness to prison as rehabilitation," former inmate and alum of the Bard Prison Initiative Jule Hall says. "However, there's a long way to go."

Rehabilitation And Education In America's Prisons

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A student (R) engages a gunman over a mock shooting victim during a Tac*One Consulting "Lone Wolf" civilian active shooter response course for concealed weapons permit holders in Longmont, Colorado. Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images / Rick T. Wilking hide caption

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This Is Not A Drill: Active Shooter Training In Schools

"School psychologists need to be brought in at the front end...what is the trauma history of some of the staff and the students? We need to know this," says school psychologist Melissa Reeves.

This Is Not A Drill: Active Shooter Training In Schools

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Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, arrives at the Prettyman United States Courthouse before facing charges from Special Counsel Robert Mueller that he lied to Congress and engaged in witness tampering. Chip Somodevilla/Chip Somodevill / Getty Images hide caption

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The News Roundup For February 14, 2020

We cover a primary, political unrest in Europe and a budget proposal by President Trump. Plus, why an enormous swarm of locusts is threatening vulnerable countries in East Africa.

The News Roundup For February 14, 2020

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Funded And Affordable: Should Public Transit Be Free?

Trying to make transportation free for users? "Don't listen to the bureaucracy," Lawrence, Mass., Mayor Daniel Rivera says. "Pick the route and do it."

Funded And Affordable: Should Public Transit Be Free?

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'Romance in Marseille' was published for the first time this week. Penguin Classics hide caption

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The Lost Secrets Of The Harlem Renaissance

"She wrote about Black southern people with regard to their dialect and vibrancy," author Morgan Jerkins says about Zora Neale Hurston.

The Lost Secrets Of The Harlem Renaissance

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