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Net Neutrality, Shall I Compare Thee To A Highway? A Showerhead?  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:31:00 -0400
Net neutrality can be an issue that's difficult to understand and difficult to explain, so the metaphor that's used to describe it is kind of important. See what neutrality is being compared to. 
Hospital Settles Lawsuit By Thousands Of Women Over Exam Photos  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:51:24 -0400
The Baltimore-based Johns Hopkins Health System will pay $190 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that includes more than 7,000 women. 
1 Million Net Neutrality Comments Filed, But Will They Matter?  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:54:00 -0400
The last time the FCC saw this much public interest was after the Janet Jackson Super Bowl wardrobe malfunction. But research shows comments aren't likely to sway the agency's policy decision. 
For These Vegans, Masculinity Means Protecting The Planet  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:53:00 -0400
A group of men in New York are challenging the stereotype that eating meat signifies manliness. Instead, they say that manhood can be proven by caring for the planet, not dominating it. 
High-Performing Charter Schools May Improve Students' Health  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:43:00 -0400
People who graduate from high school are healthier than people who drop out. To find out why, researchers looked at whether students who got into top charter schools were avoiding health risks. 
In Bloody Battle, Medal Of Honor Recipient Held His Post Alone  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:30:00 -0400
President Obama presents the Medal of Honor to former Sergeant Ryan Pitts. It's the nation's highest medal for valor. Pitts single-handedly fought off a Taliban assault in Afghanistan back in 2008. 
By Putting Interrogations On Tape, FBI Opens Window Into Questioning  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:47 -0400
The FBI and other federal law enforcement agencies will soon begin recording the interrogations they conduct. It's a reversal of decades of policy and, the Obama administration says, a demonstration that agents act appropriately, without coercing suspects. Some big loopholes remain in the policy, though. 
Boston Bombing Suspect's Friend Is Convicted On Obstruction Charges  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:00 -0400
A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted of impeding the investigation into the attack. Azamat Tazhayakov was found guilty Monday of obstruction of justice and conspiracy. 
Sen. Alexander Outpaces Tea Party, But Remains In Its Cross Hairs  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:00 -0400
Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander, like other GOP incumbents, is facing competition from his right as he runs for a third term. But his Tea Party challenger, Joe Carr, is having trouble gaining traction. 
Obama Signs Order To Protect Against Anti-LGBT Bias  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:00 -0400
President Obama has signed an executive order to ban bias against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees among federal contractors. 
GOP Marks Dodd-Frank's 4th Birthday With Calls For Repeal  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:17:00 -0400
It's been four years since Dodd-Frank Act was signed into law. On the anniversary of this sweeping overhaul of financial regulations, Republicans have released a report that argues the law falls short on one of its main tasks. 
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Friend Convicted For Impeding Bombing Inquiry  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:04:00 -0400
Azamat Tazhayakov has been found guilty on some obstruction of justice charges, and not guilty of others. He was accused of removing evidence from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room. 
Why Diversity In Tech Matters: 'People Solve Problems That They See'  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:53:43 -0400
Host Michel Martin talks to a roundtable of activists and innovators about the future of technology, and recruiting the next generation of African-Americans and Latinos into the tech field. 
Longtime LGBT Activist Reflects On The Early Days Of Her Advocacy  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:53:43 -0400
In 1972, Madeline Davis argued for the Democratic party to embrace gay rights. In this encore broadcast, Davis remembers her historic speech and the evolution of the gay rights movement. 
Legal Battle Looms Over Florida Congressional Districts  Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:15:00 -0400
A judge ruled that maps for two congressional districts were drawn in a way that violates the state constitution. But can maps be redrawn in time for the midterm election three months away?