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Accounting giant Ernst & Young admits its employees cheated on ethics exams

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 06:00

Ernst & Young is being fined $100 million by federal regulators after its employees cheated on ethics exams.

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A German court sentences 101-year-old to 5 years for role as Nazi guard

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:39

The regional court in Germany convicted the man of 3,518 counts of being an accessory to murder for serving at the Nazis' Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.

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This is how life in post-Roe America is starting to shape up

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:06

As the Supreme Court prepared to issue its decision overturning Roe, NPR spent weeks speaking to experts and activists about what will likely happen next.

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Also hit by inflation? Your local taco truck

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:05

Higher prices for gasoline, meat and vegetables and even cooking oil have put pressure on food trucks as they struggle to balance menu prices with customers' expectations of a low-cost meal.

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Colombia's tribunal exposes how troops kidnapped and killed thousands of civilians

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:05

Colombian army officers kidnapped and executed over 6,400 civilians from 2002 to 2008 and falsely reported them as Marxist guerrillas killed in combat to boost body counts, a special tribunal found.

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Inflation killed the $1 pizza slice. Long live the 99c iced tea

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:01

A viral tweet claimed the AriZona Iced Tea was raising its price from 99 cents to $1.29. It wasn't true, but could it happen in the near future?

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Here are the key primary election results from Oklahoma

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:01

Voting concludes Tuesday in the Oklahoma primary elections. Notable races are for governor, U.S. House and U.S. Senate – including a special election.

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Here are the key primary election runoff results from Mississippi

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:01

In Mississippi, two Republican incumbents will try to fight off challengers in their runoff races. Polls in Mississippi open at 7 a.m. CT/8 a.m. ET and close at 7 p.m. CT/8 p.m. ET.

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Here are the key primary election runoff results from South Carolina

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:01

South Carolina holds a primary runoff race for the U.S. Senate. Polls in South Carolina open at 7 a.m. ET and close at 7 p.m. ET.

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Frustration at Biden and other Democrats grows among abortion-rights supporters

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

While abortion-rights supporters have focused their anger at the Supreme Court, but there was plenty aimed at Democrats who they feel let them down.

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There are key primaries in New York, Oklahoma, Colorado, Illinois and Utah today

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

New York governor's race and two incumbent vs. incumbent contests are among some key primaries on Tuesday.

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Here are the key primary election results from Illinois

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

Voting concludes Tuesday in the Illinois primary elections. Notable primaries include governor, U.S. Senate and congressional district races.

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Here are the key primary election results from Utah

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

Voting concludes Tuesday in the Utah primary elections, including the race for U.S. Senate.

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Here are the key primary election results from Colorado

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

Voting concludes Tuesday in Colorado's primary elections for governor, U.S. Senate, secretary of state and House congressional district races.

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Here are the key primary election results from New York

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

On Tuesday, New York holds key primary elections for governor and lieutenant governor. Congressional primaries there have been delayed until August.

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Michigan shapes up as one of the next abortion battlefronts

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer tells NPR that abortion-rights supporters are fighting on all fronts to keep a 1931 ban from going back into effect.

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Emergency contraception pills are safe and effective, but not always available

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 05:00

To best protect against unintended pregnancy, emergency contraceptives like Plan B or Ella need to be taken within five days of unprotected sex, but a large number of pharmacies don't stock the pills.

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Death toll rises from Russian strike on shopping mall in Ukraine

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:34

Russia has been escalating bombardments of Ukrainian cities this week —attacks Moscow says are aimed at military installations but often hit purely civilian targets instead.

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Ghislaine Maxwell faces sentencing in the Epstein sex abuse case

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 04:17

The sentencing is the culmination of a prosecution that detailed how Maxwell and financier Jeffrey Epstein flaunted their riches and prominent connections to exploit vulnerable girls.

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Californians can vote to add abortion to the state's constitutional rights

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 02:17

The amendment, which comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court reversed the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, will go to midterm elections on Nov. 8.

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