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More Than Half Of Transgender Teachers Face Workplace Harassment

An NPR survey of trans and gender-nonconforming teachers found that, despite the challenges they face, a majority of these educators try to integrate LGBT topics into their classes.

The Opioid Crisis’ ‘Frightening’ Jump To Black, Urban Areas

Opioid overdose deaths among middle-aged black men have increased 245 percent in the past three years in Washington, D.C.

America’s Oil Boom Is Fueled By A Tech Boom

The U.S. is on track to become the world’s biggest oil producer. Technology advances and automation mean this can happen with fewer workers than during the last boom.

Do Police Officers In Schools Really Make Them Safer?

After the massacre in Parkland, Fla., President Trump said every school should have resource officers. But critics fear the unintended consequences like increased suspensions and arrests.

As U.S. Steelmakers Cheer Tariffs, A Michigan Factory’s Future Looks Bleak

While some U.S. steel manufacturers may be embracing tariffs on imported steel, it could hurt some small manufacturers. Simonds International says it could put its Michigan plant out of business.

Trump Expected To Formally Order Tariffs On Steel, Aluminum Imports

President Trump’s order, which may come as early as Thursday, could include exceptions for U.S. allies. The plan has prompted fears of a trade war, and GOP leaders have spoken out against it.

Officers Shot In Missouri, 1 Fatally, Were Sent To The Wrong Address

Authorities are investigating why the officers were sent to a house in Clinton when they should have been sent to Windsor, which is about 15 miles away. Officer Christopher Morton was killed.

Florida Gun Legislation Heads To Governor After State House Approves Bill

The Florida House has voted on a package of gun legislation changes already approved by the state Senate. The measure follows pressure from students and their families after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland on Feb…

Finding Common Threads In Trump Cabinet Members’ ‘Unethical Behavior’

There’s a scandal in the Trump administration. Not the one that special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating, but one involving several of Trump’s Cabinet officials and their use of taxpayer funds.

Powerball Winner Collects Prize, Could Still Lose Anonymity

The New Hampshire woman, known as Jane Doe, hesitated to collect the money because she didn’t want her identity revealed. A judge will determine whether she is allowed to remain anonymous.

After Justice Department Sues California, State Says Immigration Policies Will Not Change

The debate over immigration and “sanctuary cities” has escalated. The Trump administration sued California over three laws designed to keep local officials and businesses from helping enforce immigration measures. State officials say they will stand th…

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