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To Save Their Water Supply, Colorado Farmers Taxed Themselves

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The State Department says the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization in Washington, D.C., must close under a little-known provision in U.S. law that forbids it from requesting Israelis be prosecuted for crimes against Palestinians. Mandel Ngan /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Roy Moore, GOP candidate for Senate in Alabama, waits to speak during an event with supporters Thursday. Moore, who has been accused of sexual assault by multiple women, has refused to drop out. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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After A Mass Shooting, Families Feel 'A Pain That Will Never Go Away'

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A third of Native Americans say they have experienced discrimination in the work place when seeking jobs, getting promotions and earning equal pay, according to a new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard TH Chan school of public health. Dylan Johnson for NPR hide caption

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As Native Americans Face Job Discrimination, A Tribe Works To Employ Its Own

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Kachka: The Word That Saved A Family During WWII And Inspired A Chef

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Roundup Of The Week: Taxes, Sexual Harassment And Russia In The Politics Podcast

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