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The Takeaway🎙 11h
"There is concern about racism in schools. With African-American parents in particular, there is that desire to provide that safe space." Many reasons to homeschool, but the trend among black parents can be seen as a broader rejection of societal racism.
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The Takeaway🎙 13h
"It started from flirting to trying to give me gifts and stuff like that. And then eventually it escalated into him brushing up against me and touching my butt." looked at low-wage workers' complaints of harassment in the service industry.
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The Takeaway🎙 15h
"The hatred being spewed in our country and the new norms we, so-called people of faith are accepting, is as much to blame for so much of the violence in our once pragmatic Nation." Houston PD Chief Art Acevedo wrote about the aftermath of mass shootings.
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The Takeaway🎙 16h
For almost a year, 42-year-old Manuel Herrera has been held at an immigration detention center in New Jersey. What’s not clear is whether his detention is illegal: Herrera is unsure if he is a United States citizen or not.
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jay cowit 20h
"They say it wasn't them," Trump said. "It may have been their weapon, but they didn't use it, they didn't fire it, they even said the other side fired it to blame them. I mean to be honest with you, you'll probably never know for sure."
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The New York Times 21h
President Trump falsely accused The New York Times on Saturday of making up a source in an article about North Korea, even though the source was in fact a senior White House official speaking to a large group of reporters in the White House briefing room
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Newsweek May 25
Donald Trump says 'our ancestors tamed a continent' and 'we are not going to apologize for America'
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NYT Politics May 26
President Trump signed orders making it easier to fire federal workers. The push reflects conservatives’ wariness of the federal bureaucracy.
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Sarah Wood Martin May 26
This makes me sad. All the reasons make me sad.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
"There is concern about racism in schools. With African-American parents in particular, there is that desire to provide that safe space." Many reasons to homeschool, but the trend among black parents can be seen as a broader rejection of societal racism.
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CUNY J-School May 26
. host and have a candid discussion on diversity and how to make newsrooms more inclusive.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
"It started from flirting to trying to give me gifts and stuff like that. And then eventually it escalated into him brushing up against me and touching my butt." looked at low-wage workers' complaints of harassment in the service industry.
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The Associated Press May 26
BREAKING: Irish election official confirms landslide victory for abortion rights advocates as Ireland repeals constitutional ban.
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Yashar Ali 🐘 May 26
Replying to @yashar
4. I've obtained audio of the WH press briefing. You can hear Raj Shah, Deputy Press Secretary, introduce Pottinger (along with the terms - which are standard) and then Pottinger makes the statement that POTUS says was never made. Lots of reporters in briefing room and on phone.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
Replying to @jbem1970 @frontlinepbs
Yes, as part of our coverage of migrant children we spoke about the case of these Guatemalan teens. Given to traffickers by the O.R.R. under the Obama administration, they were forced into manual labor on an Ohio farm. Here’s a link to the segment:
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
"The hatred being spewed in our country and the new norms we, so-called people of faith are accepting, is as much to blame for so much of the violence in our once pragmatic Nation." Houston PD Chief Art Acevedo wrote about the aftermath of mass shootings.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
Replying to @TheTakeaway
While it is not known what happened to these kids, and it is possible that the government’s unawareness has no bearing on the children’s well-being, advocates remain concerned as these children are especially vulnerable to trafficking.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
Replying to @TheTakeaway
Treatment of migrant children has increasingly become central to the national political dialogue. We covered news of nearly 1,500 migrant children who were lost by the government after being resettled late last year.
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The Takeaway🎙 May 26
President Trump on Twitter this morning blamed Democrats for recent outrage over the separation of migrant parents from their children. But it was the president’s own attorney general who decided to ramp up use of this procedure earlier this month.
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Yashar Ali 🐘 May 26
The official is Matt Pottinger who serves on the National Security Council. He briefed dozens of reporters on background.
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