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Two 787 Dreamliner aircraft are seen at the Boeing production facilities in 2012 in North Charleston, S.C. This week, Boeing workers in South Carolina will vote whether to unionize. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Years In The Making, Effort To Unionize S.C. Boeing Workers Comes To A Vote

About 3,000 workers at Boeing's South Carolina plants will vote this week on whether to unionize. Employees have waited years for this vote in a state with the lowest union membership rate in the U.S.

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Oh, Good Grief! Vince Guaraldi

Tareq Oubrou, an imam in Bordeaux, delivers a sermon in French and Arabic at the city's grand mosque. Most imams in France speak only in Arabic. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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In France, Some Muslims Seek To 'Adapt' Islam To Secular Culture

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An employee walks along a path at the Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. Synergy Park campus in Hyderabad, India, in 2016. Some in-house PG&E employees will be replaced by workers from TCS. Namas Bhojani/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Using H-1B Visas To Help Outsource IT Work Draws Criticism, Scrutiny

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A fall armyworm — actually a caterpillar — takes a bite out of corn and other crops. Jayne Crozier/Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International hide caption

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It Came From The Americas — And It's Bad News For Africa

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'Wall Street Journal' Editor Defends Trump Coverage At Staff Meeting

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Shaw, 8, plays an improv game with Erin McTiernan, an Indiana State University doctoral student. Shaw is a participant in an improv class at Indiana State University for children with high functioning autism. Peter Balonon-Rosen/Indiana Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Using Improv To Help Kids With Autism Show And Read Emotion

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Years In The Making, Effort To Unionize S.C. Boeing Workers Comes To A Vote

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General Motors has high hopes for the Chevrolet Bolt EV (shown here during its debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit last year). It can travel 238 miles on one charge. Currently, the only other all-electric cars with that kind of range are Teslas, which are far more expensive. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Rollout Of Chevy Bolt May Mark Turning Point For Electric Car Market

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Mary Lynne Bill-Old Coyote, Montana's director of Indian health, says the ACA has helped build the community by providing job opportunities. Montana saw 3 percent growth last year in the number of health care jobs. Courtesy of Thom Bridge/Helena Independent Record hide caption

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Obamacare Brought Jobs To Indian Country That Could Vanish With Repeal

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A Brain Tweak Lets Mice Abstain From Cocaine

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