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It's All Politics
10:47 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Panned When It First Came Out, The Clinton Logo Is Saying Something Now

Like the Empire State Building in New York, Clinton's logo is changing appearance to say something about the topics of the day or to tailor to key constituencies.
Mladen Antonov AFP/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton's new logo has been much maligned. A simple, rightward-pointing "H" with a red arrow through it that looks like it could have been made in "Paint."

Red, the color of the other team. How could she? some Democrats wondered. It seemed so amateurish, some design experts lamented.

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NPR History Dept.
10:43 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Nazi Summer Camps In 1930s America?

Riflery practice at a New York Nazi summer camp in the 1930s, from the National Archives video Volks-Deutsche/Jungen in USA.
National Archives

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Goats and Soda
10:41 am
Tue April 28, 2015

A 10-Year-Old's View Of The Nepal Earthquake

Journalist Donatella Lorch broke her no-motorcycle rule so she and her 10-year-old son, Lucas, could survey earthquake damage.
Donatella Lorch for NPR

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 11:32 am

When the earthquake hit, my son, Lucas, and I were in the car and he was trying to find "The Piano Guys" on my iPhone to blast through the car speakers. He didn't realize anything was amiss until the car jolted violently up on two wheels then slammed back down. I stepped on the brake and yelled, "Earthquake!"

Lucas knew from his school, his parents and of course YouTube to "drop, cover, and hold." And so he immediately did what he calls the airplane brace position: forehead on knees and hands on top of your head.

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It's All Politics
10:26 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Did You Know It's Legal In Most States To Discriminate Against LGBT People?

Danny DeBelius NPR

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 11:43 am

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court hears arguments on same-sex marriage, which is now legal in about three dozen states.

But it's also legal in most states to discriminate against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.

So in many states, a person could marry someone of the same gender and then get fired for being gay.

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The Two-Way
9:11 am
Tue April 28, 2015

Google Announces Partnership With Newspapers In Europe

Originally published on Tue April 28, 2015 10:12 am

After years of arguments over how its Google News service handles content in Europe, Google is offering both money and cooperation to large publishers in several EU countries. Acknowledging past mistakes, a Google executive says, "We are a teenage 'tech' company after all!"

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