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In Minnesota, Jenny Teeson testified at the state capitol about being raped by her husband at the time. This week, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill removing any protections for spouses who rape their partners. Briana Bierschbach/MPR News hide caption

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This Woman Fought To End Minnesota's 'Marital Rape' Exception, And Won

This week, Minnesota's Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill removing protections for individuals who rape their spouses. About a dozen states still shield spouses from prosecution in sexual assault cases.

Students and faculty honor the victims of a shooting at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. LOGAN CYRUS/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: An Outrageous Crime Has Become A Commonplace Event

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Continuing Niklas Aman
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In Minnesota, Jenny Teeson testified at the state capitol about being raped by her husband at the time. This week, Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill removing any protections for spouses who rape their partners. Briana Bierschbach/MPR News hide caption

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This Woman Fought To End Minnesota's 'Marital Rape' Exception, And Won

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Pause, Go Broke For Free
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(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher Jackie Wilson
Don't Burn No Bridges Jackie Wilson
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Offering Ikebe Shakedown

Kamel Elwazeir looks at a surveillance app on his phone. "It's truly sickening but it's part of our life," Elwazeir says of having to implement security measures at his mosque. "It's part of our society that we have to be prepared in case of an emergency." Ali Budner/KRCC hide caption

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'Prayer Can't Be Our Only Form Of Defense': Mosques Eye Security For Ramadan

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Blue Shelled
Dame Tu Cosita El Chombo

The Xiahe mandible was originally found in 1980 in Baishiya Karst Cave. Researchers say the bone is 160,000 years old and came from a Denisovan. Dongju Zhang/Lanzhou University hide caption

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Denisovans, A Mysterious Kind Of Ancient Humans, Are Traced To Tibet

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Kyle Kessler holds a pressing of Fiddlin' John Carson's "The Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane," which was recorded at 152 Nassau Street in Atlanta. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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The Birthplace Of Country Music's First Hit Is Being Threatened By Modern Construction

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Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane Fiddlin' John Carson
So Is Your Old Lady Warner's Seven Aces

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