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U.S. Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, First Cuban-American Elected to Congress, Retiring Next Year

Ros-Lehtinen, the first congressional Republican to publicly support gay marriage and a fierce critic of Cuban politics, will retire after almost three decades in the House of Representatives

How Lives On Both Sides Of Border Towns Have Changed Since Trump Took Office

Before next week's Going There in San Diego, titled "Beyond Borders," Michel Martin talks with KPBS Fronteras reporter Jean Guerrero about covering the lives of those living on the U.S.-Mexico border.

ESPN Continues To Struggle As Spectators Cut The Cord On Cable

Bloomberg reporter Max Chafkin talks about the future of ESPN as the network behemoth sees lower profits. This past week the sports media hub let approximately 100 employees go, including big names.

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'It Is Neither Nor, It Is Both': Tom Hanks Finds No Easy Answers In 'The Circle'

In the film adaptation of Dave Eggers' 2013 novel, Hanks plays Eamon Bailey, co-founder of a giant social media and tech company with the creepy mantra: "Sharing is caring."Listen To Windows Media Audio

'Paradise Lost': How The Apple Became The Forbidden Fruit

Some 350 years ago, Milton's epic chronicled the Fall of Man, wrought by the red fruit. Except that it might've been a fig or peach or pear. An ancient Roman made a pun – and the apple myth was born.

These Short Films Shine A Spotlight On Sexual Harassment

Israeli playwright Sigal Avin teamed up with her friend David Schwimmer to produce #ThatsHarassment. The short films — some inspired by her own experiences — aim to clarify what harassment is.Listen To Windows Media Audio


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